Media Advisories 2017 - 2015
The Minister of Arts & Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa will lead a high level government delegation – including officials from Department of International Relations & Cooperation – at a special concert to launch the 2015 year of China in South Africa.They will engage with a high level official from the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China to cement relations between the two countries.
The concert marks the official launch of the year of China and will take place at the State Theatre from 2pm.
All Media are invited as follows:
The Minister of Arts & Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa will host a special social cohesion community conversation at the Youth Centre in Chartsworth in Durban on Friday 13 March from 8 – 11am.
The event is expected to be attended by more than 500 people including civil society, religious leaders and government officials.
The Minister of Arts & Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa - in partnership with the Department of Justice and Correctional Services - will lead and coordinate the main celebration of the Human Rights Month programme that will largely take place in the Eastern Cape on 21 March 2015.
Firstly, the main event will take place at the Rosedale Field in Uitenhage in the Eastern Cape on the 21 March 2015 from 10am.
Members of the media are advised that the accreditation deadline for the reburial of Moses Kotane and JB Marks has been extended to 12h00 on Wednesday, 11 March 2015.
The accreditation process is live accreditation (photographs of applicants will be taken). Each member of the media will be required to PERSONALLY collect the accreditation card between the 12th and the 14th of March 2015 at Pella Traditional House.
The Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi, MP, will officiate at the NEPAD Regional Conference on Arts Education in Africa for the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Region on Wednesday, 11 March 2015 at the Turbine Hall, Newtown, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Arts and Culture Deputy Minister, Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi, MP, in partnership with the National Library of South Africa and the Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA) will launch the South African Library Week (SALW) on Friday, 13 March 2015 at the Centre for the of Books in Cape Town, Western Cape.
Members of the media are invited to submit their details for accreditation for the reburial of Moses Kotane and JB Marks.
The reburials will take place as follows:
1. Mr Moses Kotane
Date: 14 March 2015
Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi, MP and the Swedish Embassy invite media to the 4th Bridging Ages South Africa National Conference to be held from Tuesday, 3 -5 March 2015.
The Bridging Ages South Africa National Conference under the theme “Freedom and Solidarity” seeks to promote intergenerational dialogue research through storytelling, study circles, landscape studies, training, education and Time Travel events
The Minister of Arts & Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa will lead a government delegation and family members to the City of Moscow, Russia, for the repatriation of the mortal remains of two struggle stalwarts, Moses Mauane Kotane and John Beaver (JB) Marks. The Minister Mthethwa and his delegation will arrive in Moscow on 24 February 2015.
Arts and Culture Deputy Minister, Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi will meet and interact with future Language practitioners on Saturday, 21 February 2015 to observe the annual International Mother Language Day. The theme for the Day is "Inclusion in and through education: Language counts". This occasion will take place at the University of Limpopo, Turf loop Campus, in Mankweng, Limpopo Province.