Media Advisories 2020 - 2015

17 Mar 2020

The Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa is today meeting stakeholders of both Sports and Arts Sectors. The consultations are as result of the COVID19 South Africa national disaster. Minister will brief both sectors on the Departments stance and decisions that have significant implications on the Sports, Arts and Culture industries.

 

Details of the meetings are as follows;

  1. Meeting with Arts Stakeholders

Venue: 202 Sechaba House, Madiba Street, Pretoria

Date: 17 March 2020

26 Feb 2020

The Ministry of Sports, Arts and Culture under the proficiency and leadership of Minister Nathi Mthethwa will this week commence with its series of Ministerial Roadshow. The roadhows are scheduled to visit all provinces of the Republic and are to be conducted in collaboration with the provincial departments. The Ministerial Arts and Culture Roadshow will be open to various sectoral stakeholders inclusive of artists, athletes, practitioners, managers, policy makers, and researchers from the sports, arts and culture.  

18 Feb 2020

Department of Arts and Culture in partnership with the KwaZulu Natal provincial Department for Arts, Culture, Sport and Recreation, and PANSALB will host the International Mother Language  Day Celebrations to promote cultural diversity and multilingualism. The celebrations will take place at Amangwe Village Sports Ground in KwaMbonambi, uMfolozi Municipality.

04 Feb 2020

The Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa, MP, will host a media briefing to outline the purpose of the upcoming National Social Cohesion Compact Convention at the GCIS offices, Hatfield, on 5 February 2020, 11h00.

04 Feb 2020

The Department of Sports, Arts and Culture will host the Social Compact Convention on the 6 - 7 February 2020 at Saint George Hotel as part of Social Cohesion and Nation Building Strategy. This compact represents a collective agreement between all South Africans on how to address major issues in our country through a united effort.

The Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa will address members of the media as follows:

Date:               05 February 2020

Time:              11h00 - 12h00

30 Jan 2020
Media accreditation application for the National Social Compact Convention
Members of the media wishing to cover the National Social Compact Convention scheduled for 06-07 February 2020 at Saint George Hotel, Pretoria, are requested to apply for accreditation. The National Social Convention is organised by the Department of Arts and Culture as part government efforts to foster social cohesion and nation building.
 
The event will be attended by representatives of government, business community, labour and civil society.  
 
04 Dec 2019
Minister Nathi Mthethwa to launch the Hashim Mbita publication and deliver a lecture on the 23rd commemoration of the signing of the Constitution into law
The Minister for Sports, Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa will on 10 December 2019 deliver a lecture in Sharpeville to mark the 23 years of the signing of the Constitution (which was assented into law by President Mandela in Sharpeville 23 years ago) under the theme: “Living the Values and Promises of a Constitutional Order.”
 
22 Nov 2018

Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture Ms Makhotso Maggie Sotyu will host a crafters’ imbizo. The Imbizo is a follow up of a previous engagement the Deputy Minister held on the 9th March 2018 with the community of Mofulatshepe and surrounding villages. During the first Imbizo there were requests from various local cooperatives of women in the arts sector for sewing machines and other material. The Deputy Minister will be delivering on some of the requests made in the last Imbizo. Members of the Media are invited as follows:

Date : Monday, 26 November 2018

Time : 08:00am

07 Nov 2018

The Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture Ms Makhotso Maggie Sotyu will host a crafters’ imbizo. The Imbizo is a follow up of the previous engagement the Deputy Minister had on the 9th June 2017 with the people of Sithebe and surrounding villages, and will also  feature indigenous games festival and funwalk to encourage locals to utilise the Arts Centre. During the 2017 Imbizo there were requests from various groups of women in the arts sector for sewing machines and other material. The Deputy Minister will be delivering on some of the requests made in last year’s Imbizo.

29 Oct 2018

The Arts and Culture Minister, Mr Nathi Mthethwa  hosts a delegation of BRICS Ministers of Culture to provide a strategic leadership and guidance on how governments can best strengthen collaborations amongst member states, market access, and to promote cultural diplomacy for a broader Government socio-economic agenda. The event forms part of the 10th BRICS Summit recently hosted under the theme, ‘’ BRICS in Africa: Collaboration for Inclusive Growth and Shared Prosperity  in the 4th Industrial Revolution”.

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