Media Advisories 2017 - 2015

16 Sep 2015
Arts and Culture through Ditsong Museum of South Africa in conjunction with the Botswana National Museum will host an official launch of the Arts and Crafts of Botswana Exhibition on Thursday, 17 September 2015 at Ditsong National Museums of Cultural History, Pretoria.
 
15 Sep 2015

The film Tell Me Sweet Something narrates the story of a female bookshop owner and aspiring writer who falls in love with a male model who wants to be acknowledged for his mind and not his body.

“The film has done well in its first three weeks and reached R1 million in its first five days of release. Yet in the third week the screens were reduced from 47 to 27.”

14 Sep 2015
Arts and Culture Deputy Minister, Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi, MP, invites members of the media to the official handover of the state of the art film studio, on Tuesday, 15 September 2015 at Mmabana in Mahikeng, Northwest Province.
 
10 Sep 2015
The Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa, invites members of the media to the launch of the National Heritage Monument on Tuesday, 15 September 2015 at the Groenkloof Nature Plaza in Pretoria. The National Heritage Monument will be a heritage site that epitomizes intangible aspects of inherited culture, a culture that will tell the South African story, enable us to share our diversity and propel us to continue working towards nation building and social cohesion.
 
07 Sep 2015
All members of the media wishing to cover the unveiling of the Matola Raid Monument and Interpretative centre are requested to apply for online accreditation by completing the registration form on the link http://m.gcis.gov.za/index.php.
 
The deadline for application of media accreditation is tomorrow, Tuesday 08 September 2015 at 16h00. 
 
02 Sep 2015
The Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi invites members of the media to the launch of  National Book Week  taking place on 03 September 2015 at Emoyeni Estate, Johannesburg.  The campaign will run from 07 to 13 September 2015.
 
29 Aug 2015
We regret to inform you of the postponement of the Launch of the National Heritage Monument that was due to take place on 01 September 2015 at Groenkloof Nature Reserve.
 
We apologise for any inconvenience caused. We shall inform you of the new dates in due cause.
 
For more information contact Lisa Combrinck spokesperson 082 821 4886 OR Mthuthuzeli Nqumba 082 934 2314
27 Aug 2015
Arts and Culture Deputy Minister, Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi in partnership with the South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA) will lead the unveiling and commemoration of Burial and Commemoration site of the first African woman to be banished by the apartheid regime, the late former regent chieftainess Mme Makwena Matlala in honour of her struggle against injustice and land dispossession under the apartheid regime.
 
25 Aug 2015
Deputy Ministers of Small Business Development and Arts and Culture, Ms Elizabeth Thabethe and Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi, invite members of the media to attend a “Women in Crafts Imbizo” and a site visit to Ms Agelina Masuku of Hlabisa in KwaZulu Natal.
 
The visit forms part of the Women’s Month Celebration by the Department of Small Business Development in partnership with the Department of Arts and Culture and the Hlabisa Local Municipality.
 
24 Aug 2015
Arts and Culture Minister, Mr Nathi Mthethwa, invites members of the media to the launch of 2015 Heritage Month and the Living Legends Legacy Project under the theme, “Our indigenous knowledge, our heritage: Towards the identification, promotion and preservation of South African’s living heritage.” The launch will take place on Tuesday, 25 August 2015 at Cedar Woods Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg.
 
Minister Mthethwa will present the Living Legends Legacy Programme and Heritage Month programme.
 
The details of the event are as follows:

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