Media Advisories 2014 - 2010

14 Nov 2011

The Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr. Paul Mashatile and the Board of Trustees invite media and stakeholders to the 10th meeting of the African World Heritage Fund (AWHF).

11 Nov 2011

Iziko South African National Gallery invite you to the launch of Visual Century: South African Art in Context: 1907-2007, an ambitious four-volume publication that reappraises one hundred years of South African visual art from a post-apartheid perspective.

07 Oct 2011

The Thuthuka Jewellery & Product Development skills Programme is a partnership between the Department of Arts and Culture and various jewellery design schools, industry and community groups with the aim of encouraging and developing young designers who wish to enter the jewellery trade in South Africa.

The fourth annual Thuthuka Jewellery Exhibition will take place at the University of Johannesburg from the 12th – 26th October 2011.

07 Oct 2011

The Thuthuka Jewellery & Product Development skills Programme is a partnership between the Department of Arts and Culture and various jewellery design schools, industry and community groups with the aim of encouraging and developing young designers who wish to enter the jewellery trade in South Africa.

The fourth annual Thuthuka Jewellery Exhibition will take place at the University of Johannesburg from the 12th – 26th October 2011.

23 Jul 2011

Members of the media are invited to the Eastern Cape leg of the activation event for the “Magnificent Fridays” campaign.Magnificent Fridays campaign is an initiative of the Department of Sport and Recreation South Africa intended to galvanize the entire nation to stand behind their sports heroes and help them achieve their best in the respective international tournaments scheduled for 2011. The tournaments are for Cricket, Netball and Rugby. The tournaments for both Cricket and Rugby are World Cups while that of Netball is the World Championships.

12 Apr 2011

The Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr. Paul Mashatile announced on 5 April 2011 that he will host a national Summit to discuss a draft strategy to reposition the arts, culture and heritage sector and its impact on job creation. The Summit will take place on 14-15 April 2011. Minister Mashatile said that the Summit should produce an agreed plan on how the sector will contribute to the job creation priority of government. Members of the media are invited to attend the conference.

12 Apr 2011

The Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr. Paul Mashatile invites members of the media to an Inauguration of the Nelson Mandela Museum Council later today. Due processes were followed with public nominations being followed by a short-listing being done by a panel appointed by Minister Mashatile.  Minister will announce the appointments today.

Date                           :12 April 2011
Time                           : 17:00
Venue                        : Protea Hotel, Sea Point, Cape Town.

04 Apr 2011

The Minister of Arts and Culture Mr. Paul Mashatile, invites members of the media to a briefing on the forthcoming National Conference on repositioning the arts, culture and heritage sector. This briefing will focus on key aspects of the minister’s draft strategy on how the sector can contribute to economic growth and job creation. Minister Mashatile will also use the occasion to launch the 2011 Freedom Day celebrations.

04 Apr 2011

The Minister of Arts and Culture Mr. Paul Mashatile, invites members of the media to a briefing on the forthcoming National Conference on repositioning the arts, culture and heritage sector. This briefing will focus on key aspects of the minister’s draft strategy on how the sector can contribute to economic growth and job creation. Minister Mashatile will also use the occasion to launch the 2011 Freedom Day celebrations.

29 Mar 2011

Minister Paul Mashatile will inaugurate the National Arts Council on Tuesday 29th March 2011 at the Emperor’s Palace, Johannesburg.   The new Council will then be inducted thereafter.

The National Arts Council is an important funding body of the arts and disburses the funds provided by the Department of Arts and Culture.  Minister Mashatile congratulates all the members appointed to this Council. With their expertise and wealth of experience they will continue to promote the arts in this country.

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