Celebrating World Ballet Day with SANBS Public Service award winner Joburg Ballet

Since 2014, World Ballet Day has been celebrated annually during the first week of October, this year it’s today, 2 October. It’s a collaboration between major ballet companies around the world, who stream live video of their behind-the-scenes preparations in their respective time zones. 

At this year’s Loeries, Joburg Ballet’s ‘Breaking Ballet’ walked away with 5 birds as well as the South African National Blood Service (SANBS) Public Service Award that recognises and rewards campaigns created for charitable organisations. The campaign by TBWA Hunt Lascaris Johannesburg is a series of bite-size ballets inspired by the day’s big stories. If you’ve missed Breaking Ballet, today is the day to take a look at the campaign

Loeries scholarship for study in Brand Communication now open
The Loeries Creative Future Scholarship is open for applications. The scholarship provides an opportunity for an aspiring Grade 12 learner, with financial need, to study a three-year degree in Brand Communication in Johannesburg.
The Loeries Creative Future scholarship was launched 10 years ago in 2008 to encourage and enable creativity at grassroots levels. The scholarship is now the creative industry’s richest bursary, covering everything a learner requires, including fees, study materials, accommodation and living expenses as well as mentorship, internship and employment in the advertising and brand communication industry.
Scholarship applications close on Friday, 19 October. More info is available at loeries.com

Loeries Raizcorp Creativity Series
Save the date for the final in the Loeries Raizcorp Creativity Series! Join Andrea Quaye, VP Marketing at AbInBev for her thought-provoking presentation on why it’s important to be brave in marketing.
Date: Friday, 9 November
Time: 09:00 for 09:30 to 10:30
Venue: Raizcorp, Centex Close, Sandton
RSVP: bronwyne@raizcorp.com

Loeries Travelling Exhibition, AAA School, JHB: 1 – 5 October
If you’re based in Joburg don’t miss the Loeries Travelling Exhibition, a gallery format exhibition displaying the Grand Prix, Gold and Silver winners from Loeries 2017 at the AAA School of Advertising in Johannesburg from 1 – 5 October 2018.

2019 Bookmark Awards entries are open
Entries for the 11th annual IAB SA Bookmark Awards opened on 18 September 2018.
The IAB SA Bookmark Awards has unequivocally set the benchmark as the ‘Digital Oscars’ of South Africa, recognising top talent in the digital industry.
More detailed entry information available here. Entries close on 23 October 2018.