Media Advisories 2017 - 2015

13 May 2015
Arts and Culture Minister, Mr Nathi Mthethwa will deliver a keynote address at the launch of the first Africa’s Live Event, Technical & Production Conference (LETPC 2015) on Thursday, 14 May 2015, at the Sunnyside Park Hotel in Parktown, Johannesburg.
 
11 May 2015
The Deputy Minister of Arts & Culture, Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi and the MEC of Sport, Arts and Culture, Ms Nandi Ndalane will conduct an Imbizo with the crafters in Polokwane, Limpopo on Tuesday, 12 May 2015. The Imbizo is part of the Deputy Minister’s visits across the country aimed at providing a platform for the crafters to share ideas on how to better organise, coordinate and develop the sector.
 
07 May 2015
The Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi and the MEC of Sport, Arts and Culture, Ms Nandi Ndalane will launch the Annual National Archives Week programme as part of Africa Month Celebrations on Monday, 11 May 2015 in Polokwane, Limpopo. The programme will take place from 11 to 15 May 2015 across the province.
 
06 May 2015
The Department of Arts & Culture, in collaboration with UNISA’s Institute for African Renaissance Studies invite members of the media to a colloquium themed Truth Telling, Revelation and Africa’s Cultural Renaissance. The event is part of a series of colloquia that the Department of Arts & Culture will host with various universities across the country as part of Africa Month celebrations. Proceedings include a keynote address by Professor Sipho Seepe titled “Reversing the subversion of our humanity: The Role of Higher education”
 
06 May 2015
The Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi and the MEC of Sport, Arts and Culture, Ms Nandi Ndalane will launch the Africa Month Film Festival as part of the Africa Month Celebrations programme on Saturday, 9 May 2015 in Polokwane, Limpopo.
 
06 May 2015
The Department of Arts and Culture and Limpopo Department of Sport, Arts and Culture will launch the Africa Month Film Festival as part of the Africa Month Celebrations programme on Saturday, 09 May 2015 in Polokwane, Limpopo. The launch will include screening of Elelwani, the first Tshivenda feature film selected as South Africa’s Oscar entry in 2014. The film festivals will also take place in Northwest and Northern Cape Province as part of promoting Africa’s diversity culture and Language. The viewing is open to the public.
 
06 May 2015
The Department of Arts and Culture and Limpopo Department of Sport, Arts and Culture will launch the Africa Month Film Festival as part of the Africa Month Celebrations programme on Saturday, 09 May 2015 in Polokwane, Limpopo. The launch will include screening of Elelwani, the first Tshivenda feature film selected as South Africa’s Oscar entry in 2014. The film festivals will also take place in Northwest and Northern Cape Province as part of promoting Africa’s diversity culture and Language. The viewing is open to the public.
 
30 Apr 2015

The Department of Arts & Culture (DAC) in partnership with other government departments will host a street parade as part of Africa Month activities on Saturday, 02 May 2015 at Union Buildings, Pretoria. The parade will start at Burgers Park and end at the Union Buildings. The theme for Africa Month, “We are Africa”, - ‘Opening the doors of learning and culture from Cape to Cairo’.

30 Apr 2015

Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi, MP, will host the Craft Imbizo on Tuesday, 05 May 2015, at the Johannesburg City Hall.

The Craft Sector has long being acknowledged as one of the strategic sectors for socio-economic development and job creation in the country. Despite this, many challenges still beset this sector. These challenges ranges from access to information, access to viable markets, access to reasonably priced raw materials for craft production as well as access to funding and finance.

30 Apr 2015

Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi, MP, will host the Craft Imbizo on Tuesday, 05 May 2015, at the Johannesburg City Hall.

The Craft Sector has long being acknowledged as one of the strategic sectors for socio-economic development and job creation in the country. Despite this, many challenges still beset this sector. These challenges ranges from access to information, access to viable markets, access to reasonably priced raw materials for craft production as well as access to funding and finance.

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