With this considerable economic impact in mind, festivals such as the KKNK
are threatened mainly by two problems: (1) the growth in the number of festivals/events; and (2) a decline in ticket sales.
was set up in 1994 amid concern that the Afrikaans language, culture and arts were starting to wan, with youth, in particular, showing little apparent interest.
The main aim of the KKNK
is to promote the arts in Afrikaans, as well as to give the host community of Oudtshoorn a financial injection by using the festival as a mass tourism attraction.
In January 2012 Bain, Koopman, Olwagen, Pietersen (5) and Pretorius (6) began revising the text for the arts festival KKNK
* 2004: Ballet tydens die KKNK
deur die Kaapstadse Stadsballet opgevoer met Frank Staff as choreograaf.
Fourie se teks is die eerste keer op 2 April 2001 by die KKNK
opgevoer, met Gavin van den Bergh in die rol van Andre Huguenet en Rolande Marais as Aktrise.
In this sense, the play is treated in a similar way to the reception of Boklied, Breyten Breytenbach's unconventional and oblique play (also a first foray into produced drama, also directed by Marthinus Basson) which caused a storm of outrage, and much prurient curiosity, at the Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees (KKNK
) in Oudtshoorn in 1998 (Blignaut 1998), leaving critics at something of a loss for words.
Ook in 1999 is Raka in opdrag van die KKNK
opgevoer deur Anton van Niekerk.
In scenario C Festival C refers to the Klein Karoo National Arts Festival (KKNK
) held in Oudtshoorn in the Western Cape Province.
Many of these will also appear in the Klein Karoo Feesparade, a street parade which will take place in town and also scheduled for the townships areas of Bridgton and Bongolethu (Feesprogram: ABSA KKNK
, 2012, p.
Occupation 2); province of origin; number of persons for whom they are financially responsible or for whom they are paying; the number of days they attend the festival; the preference for either camping, paid accommodation or non-paid accommodation; the importance of free shows; the types of shows/productions attended (excluding children's theatre and rock shows); the number of tickets paid for; attendance of other festivals over the past three years (including KKNK
and Innibos only); and Aardklop being the main reason for visiting Potchefstroom.
Shows involving puppets are seen at the major arts festivals such as the National Arts Festival (Grahamstown), Aardklop (Potchefstroom) and the Klein Karoo National Arts Festival (KKNK