Media Advisories 2014 - 2010
The Ministry of Arts and Culture invites the media to the Budget Vote speech pre-briefing that will take place on Thursday, 17 July 2014 at 11:00 at Imbizo Media Centre in Parliament, Cape Town. The Budget Vote speech will be tabled in Parliament at 14h00 on the same day.
The event details are as follows:
Pre-Budget Vote Media Briefing
Date: 17 July 2014
Venue: Imbizo Media Centre
Time: 11h00 – 12h00
For more information please contact:
Arts and Culture Minister, Mr Nathi Mthethwa will give a keynote address at the official opening of the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape. The event will take place on Tuesday, 02 July 2014 at 18h00 at the Guy Butler Theatre in the Monument Building. Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi will attend the opening of the festival and host a business breakfast on the economic impact of the festival (see programme).
The Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa invites media to the official opening of the R6m KwaNonqaba Library in Mossel Bay, Western Cape Province. The event will take place on Friday, 27 June 2014. The Minister will speak about the Department of Arts and Culture’s ambitious “One Library in Every Ward” plan as well as the importance of libraries in the development of society. KwaNonqaba library is part of a Thusong Centre in the Mossel Bay Municipality.
Arts and Culture Minister, Mr Nathi Mthethwa invites media to join him on a visit to Iziko Museums. He will be visiting the current exhibitions at the South African National Gallery and the Slave Lodge. The occasion will take place on Friday, 20 June 2014, Cape Town.
Details of the visit are as follows:
Date: 20 June 2014
Time: 12:00 – 13:00
Venue: Iziko Museum, Cape Town
Media RSVP: Madimetja Moleba, MadimetjaM@dac.gov.za 072 842 6594
Media queries: Sandile Memela: 0828003750
The Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa and the Eastern Cape MEC for Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture, Dr Pemmy Majodina invite media to a ceremony to commemorate the 1960 Ngquza Hill Massacre. The Premier of the Eastern Cape, Mr Phumulo Masualle will also attend the event.
Attention : News Editors, Journalists
Date : 30 May 2014
Government in partnership with the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) is preparing for events to commemorate the 38th anniversary of June 16. The 2014 Youth Month is also highly significant as South Africa marks 20 years of democracy and freedom thus a number of key programmes have been included in the calendar of events for Youth Month 2014.
The Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr. Paul Mashatile will on Friday, 23 May 2014 brief media on the cultural programme of the Presidential Inauguration.
Members of the media are invited to attend as follows:
Date : Friday, 23 May 2014
Time : 10h00
Venue : GCIS Press Room, Ground Floor Tshedimosetso House
The Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) and the African Cultural Music and Dance Association (ACUMDA) will host the annual four-day Gcwala-Ngamasiko cultural festival as part of Africa day activities. The theme for the 2014 Gcwala-Ngamasiko cultural festival is “Africa United in Cultural Diversity to Build a Caring and Better Continent”. The Festival will take place on 25 May 2014 in Kliptown, Soweto. It will be preceded by workshops (20-22 May) and a welcome dinner (23 May) all at Kliptown.
The Department of Arts and Culture will conduct a sod-turning ceremony to launch the construction of Sarah Bartmann Centre of Memory. The ceremony will take place on Friday, 02 May 2014 at Hankey, Kouga in Eastern Cape. The MEC for Department of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture, Ms Xoliswa Tom will give a keynote address during the event.
Situated at her burial site, the Centre will honour and document the life of Sarah Bartmann, and the heritage of the Khoi-San people.
Arts and Culture Deputy Minister, Dr. Joe Phaahla will deliver a keynote address at the Sod Turning for phase 1 of Enyokeni Cultural Precinct to commemorate 30th anniversary of Reed Dance or ‘uMkhosi woMhlanga'. The event will take place on the Tuesday, 29 April 2014 at Enyokeni Royal Palace, Nongoma in KwaZulu Natal (KZN).