Welcome to BASA Debut Online, an inclusive and accessible platform launching and showcasing young emerging creatives* and their creative business ventures.
The BASA Debut Programme offers young emerging creatives (artpreneurs) skills, funding and training to make a profitable livelihood from their artistic talents.
It aims to contribute to the development and support of creative business ventures through capacity building, skills exchange and knowledge sharing.
The programme is partnered by the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture and is supported by Yoco.
Applicants (creatives) were required to send a short 1-minute video of themselves to us over WhatsApp.
425 creatives were selected into the programme from all nine provinces. A total of 358 creatives participated in the WhatsApp online online workshops.
180 artpreneurs were selected from the 385 applicants to continue to phase 2 of the programme.
Launching and showcasing young emerging artists.
Voting opens to the general public. 18 Provincial winners will be announced in February 2022.
Increase an artpreneur’s chances of making it to the next phase.
Show your support for an artpreneur.
Endorse the fact that art is valuable and viable!