Media Advisories 2014 - 2010

27 Sep 2010

Minister Xingwana invites media to a Hand-Over Ceremony to be held at University of Stellenbosch University on the 27 September 2010.

This Inaugural Flag was advertised to be auctioned at Bonhams, in Britain earlier this year. Investigations are afoot to find out how this Heritage item got to the auctioneers. 

16 Sep 2010

Members of the media are invited to the launch of South African Businesswomen in the Arts Association (SABWA). The Minister of Arts and Culture, Ms Lulu Xingwana will speak at the event. The launch marks a significant milestone in our national effort for the empowerment and advancement of women in all spheres of our national life.

Details of the launch are as follows:

Date: Thursday, 16 September 2010

25 Aug 2010

On 16 August 2010, the Minister of Arts and Culture, Ms Lulu Xingwana met with female artists from different genres to discuss a tribute to women concert. The meeting was also attended by prominent artists such as Florence Masebe, Chomee, Thandiswa Mazwai, Judith Sephuma, Lira Kohl, Lebo Mashile, Abigail Kubeka, Letta Mbulu, and Mara Louw, among others. 

19 Aug 2010

The Department of Arts Culture and South African Heritage and Resource Agency invites members of the media to attend the declaration as Heritage Sites of the graves of Helen Joseph, Charlotte Maxeke and Lillian Ngoyi.

16 Aug 2010

The Minister of Arts and Culture, Ms Lulu Xingwana will meet artists to discuss the tribute to women project initiative. The purpose of the meeting is to ensure that the arts sector is part of the initiative from the very beginning. The artists will express their views on the initiative and interact with the Minister who is expected to consider their views and wishes on the nature of the project which is expected to be held annually.

20 Jul 2010

The President of the Republic of South Africa, Mr Jacob Zuma will deliver a keynote address at the national Heritage Day celebrations to be held at the Moses Mabhida stadium in Durban on 24 September 2010. This year’s Heritage Day will take place under the theme: Celebrating 2010 Fifa Soccer World Cup successes: our heritage.

02 Jul 2010

Members of the media are invited to the opening of the Tap Roots Music and dance show. The show is part of the Department of Arts and Culture’s 2010 arts and culture programme.

30 Jun 2010

Members of the media are invited to a launch of the Pan African Craft Exhibition. The Department of Arts and Culture, in collaboration with the Gauteng Department of Sport, Culture and Recreation and the City of Johannesburg will launch the 2010 Pan Africa Craft Exhibition on Wednesday, 30 June 2010. Consistent with our objective of making the FIFA World Cup a truly African experience, the exhibition showcases special pieces by different artists from across the continent.

29 Jun 2010

Members of the media are invited to the opening of a production called, Mzansi Sings to Oliver Tambo. The aim of the production is to showcase our arts, culture and music in all its nuances and textures, giving an international community the opportunity and pleasure of appreciating and developing an understanding for the way in which music forms an important part of our history, reflecting our socio-political and economic antecedents.

29 Jun 2010

Johannesburg, Monday, 28 June 2010 - A star cast of performers will keep visitors to the Market Theatre and Windybrow Theatre in Johannesburg entertained for the remainder of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, courtesy of the Department of Arts and Culture.