Media Advisories 2014 - 2010

21 Jul 2012

Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, Dr. Joe Phaahla invites you to attend Cultural offerings supported by the Department of Arts and Culture to celebrate Africa Day 2012.

South Africa in collaboration with the African Union (AU) Commission, is hosting the African Diaspora Summit on the 25th May 2012. In support of this historic gathering and to dispel the negative portrayal of Africa a short three-day film festival screening five films is being organised at the Ster Kinekor 5, in Sandton.

20 Jul 2012

The DAC Book Club in collaboration with the Centre for the Book, an outreach unit of the National Library of South Africa, takes pleasure in inviting members of the media to a Public Conversation with distinguished author Zakes Mda. The occasion will be held at the National Library of South Africa in Pretoria, on Wednesday 25 July 2012.

13 Jul 2012

The Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Paul Mashatile and the Premier of North West Ms Thandi Modise invites the media to the Nelson Mandela International Day celebrations which will be held on Wednesday, 18 July 2012 in Zeerust, North West Province.

06 Jul 2012

Minister of Arts and Culture Mr. Paul Mashatile and the Premier of North West, Ms Thandi Modise invites the media to the launch of Nelson Mandela Month. The event will take place on Tuesday, 10 July 2012 in Zeerust, North West Province.

On 18 July 2012, South Africa and the international community will once again unite in celebrating Nelson Mandela. Mandela Day, recognizes Madiba's commitment to human rights, conflict resolution and reconciliation.

06 Jul 2012

Please take note that the date for the Nelson Mandela Day media launch has been changed from Monday 9 July to Tuesday 10 July 2012.  The Department of Arts and Culture sincerely apologise for the inconvenience. 

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02 Jul 2012

The Minister of Arts and Culture, Ms Lulu Xingwana invites members of the media to a briefing on the 2010 arts and culture programme. In formed by the need to make the FIFA World Cup a truly African experience, the Department of Arts and Culture has developed and finalised the arts and culture programme. During the briefing, Minister Xingwana will officially announce the different elements of the programme.The briefing will take place as follows: 

Date: Thursday, 03 June 2010

Time: 10H00

21 Jun 2012

Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr. Paul Mashatile will host the youth at a special event on Saturday in Diespsloot, Gauteng, as part of Government's Public Participation Programme. The event is aimed at youth practitioners from the arts, culture and heritage sector, providing them with an opportunity to talk to Minister Mashatile about the role and contribution they can make toward the successful implementation of Mzansi Golden Economy(MGE).

05 Jun 2012

The Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr. Paul Mashatile invites members of the media to a briefing on the Social Cohesion Summit, due to be held 4 & 5 July 2012.
As announced by President Jacob Zuma during his Budget Vote debate last week,  government has identified Social Cohesion as one of its key priorities.

The Summit will also provide South Africans with the opportunity to help define the society they want to live in.

23 May 2012

South Africa in collaboration with the African Union (AU) Commission, is hosting the African and Diaspora Summit on the 25th May 2012. In support of this historic gathering and to dispel negative perceptions of Africa this dynamic exhibition of SADC artists has been organised by the Department of Art and Culture.

23 May 2012

The Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Paul Mashatile will sign the African Cultural Renaissance Charter on behalf of South Africa on 25 May 2012.  The Charter is a tool developed to empower African Union Member States to promote Pan-Africanism, cultural renewal and identity as well as strengthen their national policies and other cultural instruments. 

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