Media Advisories 2017 - 2015
The role of the Committee is to make sure that all the documents are preserved and made accessible to the citizens and our future generations. Legal deposit is an internationally recognised practice within the global library community, it is a statutory requirement that any organisation, commercial or public and any individual, producing any type of documentation in multiple copies, deposits one or more copies to the designated Legal Deposit institution.
Details are as follows:-
Venue: Mayibuye Multipurpose Centre, Hulana Street, Galeshewe, Kimberley
- Day 1: 21 September 2016 from 12h00 to 18h00
- Day 2: 22 September 2016 from 09h00 to 19h00
- Day 3: 23 September 2016 from 09h00 to 19h00
- Day 4: 24 September 2016 from 07h00 to 11h00
NB: You are required to bring your ID Book and Press Card or letter from the editor when collecting accreditation card.
Media accreditation enquiries: James Mathibeng 078 802 8851/ Morapedi Sekhoane 078 944 0200
For in the time he spent with us he contributed so much to South African music and culture and has left an indelible mark on all our lives. Raised in Zola South, Soweto, Mandoza was a giant of South African music, with a music career spanning from the 90’s when he led Kwaito group Chiskop, releasing hits such as “Klaimer,” to venturing into a solo career releasing songs such as “Uzoyithola kanjani,” “Godoba,” and “Tornado.“
Hosted annually, the Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) celebrates partnerships between business and the arts and is intended to highlight and acknowledge innovative and successful sponsorship of the arts by the business sector to ensure that the arts in South Africa continue to thrive. It is open to all companies sponsoring arts events, large and small.
The 2016 Heritage Month Celebrations take place under the theme, “Celebrating Human Treasures by Asserting our African Identity”.
This year’s celebrations are aimed at highlighting the role played by the Living Human Treasures, our living legends, the custodians of the cultural heritage and indigenous knowledge for their immense contribution to the arts, culture and heritage sector. It was through the works of these icons that we were able to get international organisations, civil society movements and different nations across the globe to pledge solidarity and support the world-wide anti-apartheid movement.
Arts and Culture Minister, Mr Nathi Mthethwa invites members of the media to the launch of the 2016 Heritage Month under the theme, “Human Treasures and Legends: our Living Heritage”; our effort in asserting our unique African identity.
The launch will take place on Friday, 02 September 2016 at Trevor Huddleston CR Memorial Centre, Sophiatown in Johannesburg, Gauteng.
The NDP advocates that “Arts and culture open powerful spaces for debate about where a society finds itself and where it is going. Promoted effectively, the creative and cultural industries can contribute substantially to small business development, job creation, and urban development and renewal”.
Promoting Nation Building and Social Cohesion