For information about the NAMA Awards and to see links to other years, please open National Arts Merit Awards



Film and Television



  • Best Written Work in any language
  • Umsebenzi Kawukho By N.C.G.Mathema
  • Best First Creative Work
  • Rufaro’s Day By Blessing Musariri
  • Best Illustrated Picture Book 0–8 years
  • Rufaro’s Day By Blessing Musariri
  • Best Junior Young Adult Literature
  • The Girl Who Couldn't Dance By Stephen Alumenda
  • Best researcher Cultural Contribution
  • Duramazwi Guru Rechishona/ Traditional Ceremonies Of Amandebele-By ARLI

Visual Arts

Arts Service Award

Arts Media Award