Media Advisories 2017 - 2015
The South African and Mozambique governments will commemorate the 30th Anniversary of Samora Machel’s tragic death under the theme, “Commemorating 30 Years of selfless service and dedication to the people of Southern Africa, We remember them.” The theme reminds us to honour and express our gratitude to those who dedicated their lives to ensure that our country achieved freedom and democracy that all of us enjoy today.
The year 2016 marks the 30th Anniversary of the Samora Machel’s death under the theme, “Commemorating 30 Years of selfless service and dedication to the people of Southern Africa, We remember them. ”The theme reminds us to honour and express our gratitude to those who dedicated their lives to ensure that our country achieved freedom and democracy that all of us enjoy today.
Arts and Culture Deputy Minister, Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi in partnership with the Pride of Ubuntu NPO will launch the Heritage in Schools programme on Tuesday, 27 September 2016 in Nababeep Hall, Springbok.
Focusing on the role that history and heritage can play in bridging socio-historical divisions and in fostering social cohesion and nation building on the 23rd of September 2016 at William Humphrey Art Gallery in Kimberley.
The dialogue is a build-up event towards National Heritage Day celebrations taking place on 24 September 2016 at Galeshewe Stadium in Kimberley where Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to give a keynote address.
The role of the Committee is to make sure that all the documents are preserved and made accessible to the citizens and our future generations. Legal deposit is an internationally recognised practice within the global library community, it is a statutory requirement that any organisation, commercial or public and any individual, producing any type of documentation in multiple copies, deposits one or more copies to the designated Legal Deposit institution.
Details are as follows:-
Venue: Mayibuye Multipurpose Centre, Hulana Street, Galeshewe, Kimberley
- Day 1: 21 September 2016 from 12h00 to 18h00
- Day 2: 22 September 2016 from 09h00 to 19h00
- Day 3: 23 September 2016 from 09h00 to 19h00
- Day 4: 24 September 2016 from 07h00 to 11h00
NB: You are required to bring your ID Book and Press Card or letter from the editor when collecting accreditation card.
Media accreditation enquiries: James Mathibeng 078 802 8851/ Morapedi Sekhoane 078 944 0200
Hosted annually, the Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) celebrates partnerships between business and the arts and is intended to highlight and acknowledge innovative and successful sponsorship of the arts by the business sector to ensure that the arts in South Africa continue to thrive. It is open to all companies sponsoring arts events, large and small.
For in the time he spent with us he contributed so much to South African music and culture and has left an indelible mark on all our lives. Raised in Zola South, Soweto, Mandoza was a giant of South African music, with a music career spanning from the 90’s when he led Kwaito group Chiskop, releasing hits such as “Klaimer,” to venturing into a solo career releasing songs such as “Uzoyithola kanjani,” “Godoba,” and “Tornado.“
The 2016 Heritage Month Celebrations take place under the theme, “Celebrating Human Treasures by Asserting our African Identity”.
This year’s celebrations are aimed at highlighting the role played by the Living Human Treasures, our living legends, the custodians of the cultural heritage and indigenous knowledge for their immense contribution to the arts, culture and heritage sector. It was through the works of these icons that we were able to get international organisations, civil society movements and different nations across the globe to pledge solidarity and support the world-wide anti-apartheid movement.