Media Advisories 2019 - 2015

18 Mar 2019

The Department of Arts and Culture will have a provincial launch together with the  National Art Bank of South Africa (NABSA) under the theme: “Tswela Pele: (ngesizulu singasho sithi Qhubekela Phambili)” The provincial launch  will take place at the Durban Art Gallery in KwaZulu Natal. The National Art Bank of South Africa is a national programme of the Department of Arts and Culture as part of the Mzansi Golden Economy (MGE) strategy implementation.

18 Mar 2019

Members of the media who have applied for accreditation to cover the 2019 National Human Rights Day Commemoration on Thursday, 21 March, at George Thabe Cricket Pitch, Sharpeville in Vereeniging are requested to collect their accreditation cards as follows: 

 

Day One:

Date:   Tuesday, 19 March 2019          

Time:   09h00 – 17h00           

Venue: Sharpeville Community Hall, Vereeniging

 

Day Two:

Date: Wednesday, 20 March 2019         

15 Mar 2019

The Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) in partnership with Vaal University of Technologies (VUT) will host human rights month dialogue on Tuesday, 19 March 2019 at Desmond Tutu Great Hall, Vaal University of Technologies (VUT). The dialogue will be hosted under the theme, “Promoting and Preserving Indigenous Languages as a Human Right”.

The 2019 Human Rights Dialogue will draw attention to: Critical importance of indigenous languages; and the urgent need to preserve, revitalise and promote indigenous languages.

13 Mar 2019

President Cyril Ramaphosa will receive the multi award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir at the Market Theatre Square in Johannesburg tomorrow, Thursday 14 March 2019.

12 Mar 2019

As March marks Human Rights Month, all citizens of South Africa are urged to use the month to reach out to one another as the country continues to build a united and prosperous nation.

This year, the country commemorates Human Rights Month under the theme: “The Year of Indigenous Languages: Promoting and Deepening a Human Rights Culture”.

07 Mar 2019

The Department of Arts and Culture wishes to communicate the following update on the District General Meetings towards the upcoming CCIFSA National Elective Conference. The meetings will convene in all provinces and are open to all artists.

NB: District general meetings which have not been scheduled for this weekend due to logistical challenges, will be re-scheduled and the dates will be communicated early next week.

07 Mar 2019

The Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) in partnership with the Reggae and Rastafari community will be hosting the reggae special Imbizo to infuse Reggae’s voices and faces into the promotion of social cohesion, nation building, and community conservation.

The special reggae Indaba will take place on Friday, 08 March and Saturday, 09 March 2019 at Freedom Park, Pretoria.

06 Mar 2019

The Department of Arts and Culture wishes to communicate the following update on the District General Meetings towards the upcoming CCIFSA National Elective Conference. The meetings will convene in all provinces and are open to all artists.

 

05 Mar 2019
 

Media Accreditation Application for the 2019 National Human Rights Day Commemoration

01 Mar 2019

On behalf of the Ministry of Arts and Culture, the Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, Ms Makhotso Maggie Sotyu, will be continuing with the National Department of Arts and Culture Ministerial Back To School Campaign Programme. The event will take place on Friday, 01 March 2019 at Galaletseng Science Secondary School, Mothibistad in kuruman, Northern Cape.

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