Media Advisories 2014 - 2010
Arts and Culture Minister Mr. Paul Mashatile will launch the South African leg of the South Africa/United Kingdom on Tuesday, 25 March 2014 at Emoyeni, Parktown in Johannesburg. The British High Commissioner to South Africa, Her Excellency Mrs Judith MacGregor will also speak at the event.
President Jacob Zuma will deliver a keynote address at the commemoration of Human Rights day on Friday, 21 March 2014 at George Thabe Cricket Pitch in Sharpeville, Gauteng Province.|Programme| The theme for this year’s Human Rights Day is “Celebrating 20 years of changing lives through human rights”.
The democratic government declared 21 March as Human Rights Day to commemorate and honour those who fought for our liberation and the rights we enjoy today.
Arts and Culture Minister, Mr Paul Mashatile, will deliver a keynote address on the establishment of the Creative Industries’ Federation during a stakeholder meeting to be held on Thursday, 20 March 2014, at Market Theatre, Newtown Precinct in Johannesburg.
The Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) together with the National Library of South Africa (NLSA) will launch the Gates Foundation Global Libraries' Project in South Africa as part of celebrating the South African Library Week. The event will take place on Tuesday, 18 March 2014 at the National Library of South Africa in Pretoria.
The Department of Arts and Culture will host a special conference for Social Cohesion Advocates on 19 March 2014 at the 3 Rivers Lodge in Vereeniging, Sedibeng. These thirty eminent South Africans have been appointed as advocates to promote social cohesion and nation building. These include Judge Yvonne Mokgoro, Dr Patric Solomons, Don Mattera, Dennis Goldberg and many others.
The conference will be preceded by a Welcome Cocktail Function on 18 March to be addressed by Minister Paul Mashatile.
The Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA) will launch the South African Library Week on 15 March 2014, National Library, Cape Town. The Library Week 15-22 March will be celebrated under the theme: Celebrating Libraries in 20 years of Democracy: check in @ your library”
South Africans will commemorate the national Human Rights Day 21 March 2014 at George Thabe Cricket Pitch in Sharpeville, Gauteng Province. The theme for the year’s Human Rights Day is “Celebrating 20 years of changing lives through human rights”. President Jacob Zuma will speak at the event.
Arts and Culture Minister, Mr Paul Mashatile will give a keynote address at the sod turning ceremony of JL Dube project, marking the implementation of the second phase of this legacy project. John Langalibalele Dube was an educator, African nationalist and politician, ordained minister and an essayist, philosopher, publisher, editor, novelist and poet.
The Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) in partnership with the South African Bureau of Standard (SABS) Design Institute and the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) will host a design workshop on 11-12 March 2014 at the SABS in Groenkloof, Pretoria. The purpose of the workshop is to deliberate on innovative ways to marshal the sector to contribute meaningfully towards economic growth in South Africa.
The Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, Dr Joe Phaahla will give a keynote address at the launch of “Living Legends Project” to be held at the M1 Studios in Auckland Park on Friday, 28 February and 01 March 2014.