Media Advisories 2017 - 2015

26 May 2016

The Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) in partnership with Greater Taung local Municipality will host Youth Dialogue on arts, social cohesion and socio-economic participation as part of Africa Month celebrations. The dialogue will take place on Friday, 27 May 2016 at Taung Hotel School and Convention Centre, Greater Taung local Municipality in North West.

 

25 May 2016

Amongst those we honour and who suffered for justice and freedom in our land are the following:

Vuyisile Mini, Patrick Molaoa, Onkgopotse Tiro, Portia Ndwandwe, Steve Biko, Nokuthula Simelane, Ruth First, David Webster, Dulcie September, Fabian and Florence Riberio, Griffiths and Victoria Mxenge, Neil Agget, Chris Hani, Mathew Goniwe, Sparrow Mkhonto, Fort Calata, Sicelo Mhlawuli, Qaqawuli Godolozi, Champion Galela, Sipho Hashe, Solomon Mahlangu, Hector Peterson, Siphiwo Mthimkhulu, Joe Gqabi, Andrew Zondo, Ashley Kriel, Upington 6 and Gugulethu 7 to cite a few.

25 May 2016

The Department of Arts and Culture, in partnership with eThekwini Municipality invites members of the media to the Nat Nakasa Annual Lecture, in commemoration of Nat Nakasa’s vision of an equal and democratic society. Minister Nathi Mthethwa will deliver an opening address at this event which will take place on Thursday, 26 May 2016 at the Moses Mabhida Stadium.   

19 May 2016

Arts and Culture Deputy Minister, Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi, invites the media to the African Fashion Vibes Show to be held on Saturday, 21 May 2016 at Soweto Theatre, Jabulani in Johannesburg.

 

The African Fashion Vibes Show forms part of the Africa Month celebrations under the theme: “Building a Better Africa and a Better World”.

 

17 May 2016

The Department of Arts and Culture will on Wednesday, 18 May 2016 host African Literature and the Cultural Renaissance Lecture at New English Literary Museum in Grahamstown.

 

The lecture forms part of the 2016 annual Africa Month Celebration that will be taking place throughout the month of May under the theme, “Building a Better Africa and a Better World.”

 

The lecture will be delivered by the prominent Ama Ata Aidoo in Conversation with Zakes Mda and Prof Keorapetse Kgositsile.

 

12 May 2016

Arts and Culture Deputy Minister, Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi invites members of the media to a colloquium themed, “The Heart of African Narratives: SA Literature in the 21st Century” to be held on Monday, 16 May 2016 at Sol Plaatje University in Kimberley, Northern Province 

The colloquium forms part of the 2016 annual Africa Month Celebration that will be taking place throughout the month of May under the theme, “Building a Better Africa and a Better World.”

 

11 May 2016

Tabling his Budget Vote speech in Parliament on Tuesday, 10 May 2016, Minister Mthethwa said that the focus of the 2016 edition of Africa Month is community engagement, programming in all parts of the country and in all arts disciplines and in partnership with other sectors culminating in a music event towards the end of the month to celebrate the cultures of the continent and in honour of those who founded the Organisation of African Unity on 25 May 1963.

11 May 2016

The Department of Arts and Culture will host the colloquium on Media and the African Story on Friday, 13 May 2016 at Hyatt Hotel, Rosebank as part of the Africa Month intensive programme that will be taking place throughout the month of May under the theme, “Building a Better Africa and a Better World.”

11 May 2016

The Department of Arts and Culture as part of Africa Month activities presents the Live Event Technical and Production Conference (LETPC) 2016. The conference will be held on the 12-14th May 2016 at Sunnyside Park Hotel, Parktown in Johannesburg. It will be celebrated and commemorated under the theme Building a Better Africa and a Better World.”

11 May 2016

Minister Nathi Mthethwa will give an opening address during a colloquium on Building a Better Africa: Confronting Race and Racism at the Centre for the Book in Cape Town on Wednesday, 11 May 2016. The colloquium is part of the Africa Month intensive programme that will be taking place throughout the month of May under the theme, “Building a Better Africa and a Better World.”

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