Media Advisories 2017 - 2015
The South African Model United Nations (SAMUN) project is based on the principles of the UN whilst modelling a UN General Assembly. The twinning of learners from resourced and under-resourced schools promotes cross-cultural exchange, foster social cohesion and enables learners to compete on an equal footing.
“The Sizwe Bansi is Dead and The Island” actor and author Winston Ntshona, along with actress Nomhle Nkonyeni will bring you the African storytelling music and poetry that will showcase the African talent.
The Living Legends Legacy Programme (LLLP) initiative is meant to engage the living legends actively in programmes that promote arts and culture development as well as providing opportunities for them to interact and share their knowledge and experience with the younger generation of artists.
Member are advised to collect their accreditation cards as follows:-
- 15 October from 10:00 – 18:00 – Ehlanzeni Municipality, Nelspruit
- 16 October from 10:00 – 18:00 – Nkomazi Municipality, Malelane
- 17 October from 07:00 – 10:00 – Mbuzini Community Library
NB: You are required to bring your ID Book and Press Card or letter from the editor when collecting accreditation card.
Please also note that there will be a dry-run on Sunday, at the Samora Machel Monument at 15h00.
The Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi invite members of the media to the Commemoration of King Langalibalele 1 of Amahlubi nation. The commemoration plays an important role in advancing nation building and social cohesion. The event is part of the heritage restoration projects that seeks to transform the country’s heritage landscape.
The commemorations takes place under the theme: “We are bringing back the dignity of amahlubi nation that was taken away by the colonial system”.
The Department of Arts and Culture has once more collaborated with the Field Band Foundation to bring thirteen South African top performance field bands each with between 60 and 120 members. Each will put on a long-rehearsed display of closely choreographed music, dance and band movement.
The event is scheduled to open at 09:00 by Parys Mayor Cllr MJ Mochela, National Department of Arts & Culture Deputy Director-General Ms Kelebogile Sethibelo and Field Band Foundation CEO Nicky du Plessis.
The 20/20 Vision Conference, to be held at the SABC Auckland Park, is the first ever event of its kind to be hosted by the organisation bringing together all IPO producer members.
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.