Media Advisories 2014 - 2010
President Jacob Zuma accompanied by the Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Paul Mashatile will officially open the Steve Biko Centre on 30 November 2012 in Ginsberg Township, King William’s Town in the Eastern Cape.
Department of Arts and Culture will launch the Resource Management Agency (RMA) on 28 November 2012 at the CSIR International Convention Centre.
Arts and Culture Minister, Paul Mashatile will give a keynote address at the Association of Independent Record Companies (AIRCO) road show, to be be held on 29 November 2012 in at the SABC Radio Park, in Johannesburg.
The road show aims to revive the music industry in all provinces of South Africa, by publicising AIRCO and the DAC’s efforts in transformation, improving access and widening participation in the music industry.
President Jacob Zuma will tomorrow, 27 November 2012, officially receive the Social Cohesion Summit Report and Declaration from Arts and Culture Minister Paul Mashatile in Pretoria.
Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Paul Mashatile will mark World Aids Day, by joining in the Yarn Bombing of a tree at the Hillcrest Aids Centre, outside Durban.
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Minister of Arts and Culture, Paul Mashatile invites the media to the signing of a Cultural Agreement between South Africa and the Republic of the Congo on 16th of November 2012 at the SA National Library. Together with his Congolese counter-part Mr Jean-Claude Gakosso, Mr Mashatile will sign an agreement which aims to strengthen co-operation on Arts and Culture.
The Department of Arts and Culture, Association of Independent Record Companies and the SABC will hold a workshop in Polokwane, Limpopo Province to discuss music royalties distribution with stakeholders from the Province. The DAC, AIRCO and SABC entered into an agreement to work together with the objective of assisting musician’s access their royalties on time and in a fair manner in cases where these royalties are due.
The Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Paul Mashatile will deliver the key note address at the prestigious South African Writers Award to be held on Saturday, 10 November 2012 in Bloemfontein. The event is hosted by The Writers Association in collaboration with the Department of Arts and Culture.
As part of government’s Public Participation Programme (Imbizo), the Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, Dr Joe Phaahla in partnership with the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Rural Development, Social Development and Trade and Industry will visit the community of Bonnievale in Langerberg municipality, Western Cape.
The Department of Arts and Culture will host a two-day (25-26 October 2012) Visual Arts Indaba-Towards a Visual Arts Framework at the Cedar Park Conference Centre, Woodmead, Johannesburg. The purpose of the Visual Arts Indaba is to report back to the sector on the findings of the research and create a platform for government and the sector and government to jointly review and finalise the recommendations of the Report.