Media Advisories 2017 - 2015
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.
The Minister of Arts & Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa will lead a government delegation to the City Moscow to repatriate the mortal remains of two struggle stalwarts, Moses Mauane Kotane and John Beaver (JB) Marks.
Both Kotane and Marks were pioneers of the liberation movement who died in exile and have been buried in the Novodevichy cemetery.
Minister Mthethwa will make an announcement on the exhumation, repatriation and reburial of their mortal remains that is planned to take place in the next few days.
Arts and Culture Deputy Minister, Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi, MP, together with SA Express CEO, Mr Inati Ntshanga, will hoist the National Flag during the Back-to-School campaign on Friday, 20 February 2015, at Mehlareng Combined Farm School in Bapsfontein, Ekurhuleni.
Environmental Affairs Deputy Minister, Ms Barbara Thomson, will also attend.
Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa, invites members of the media to Mzansi Golden Economy (MGE) Provincial consultative Imbizo to take place on Friday, 13 February 2015 at Johnson Ngovela Hall in Langa, Cape Town.
The purpose of the MGE Provincial consultative Imbizo is to enable the Minister to engage with the Arts, Culture and Heritage sector on MGE and other departmental programmes.
The Minister of Arts & Culture, the Hon. Nathi Mthethwa wishes, to invite you to an interactive Imbizo to outline the implementation of the Mzansi Golden Economy strategy. The Minister will also engage the artistic community on the role of arts, culture and heritage in the transformation of the economy.
The arts, culture and heritage sector is pivotal to nation building and social cohesion. Artists must take their rightful place to help the sector and country to find solutions to the challenges that they face.
As chair of the Human Resource Development Council, Deputy President Ramaphosa champions the national effort to advance education and skills development and to position South Africa as a knowledge economy.
The Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa, invites members of the media to a press briefing about the release of the movie, Hear Me Move. A South African Dance Film.
Hear Me Move is a movie that employs dance as a form of self-expression and captures the vibrancy and rhythms of urban youth culture. It stars a combination of upcoming and seasoned South African actors including Thembi Seete, Nyaniso Dzedze and Boity Thulo, among others. The sound track of the film is 100% South African.