Media Advisories 2021 - 2020

16 Dec 2021

The Department of Sport, Arts and Culture Minister, Nathi Mthethwa will deliver keynote address on Thursday,16 December 2021 during the National Day of Reconciliation celebration at Cillie Sports Ground, in Kakamas outside Upington in the Northern Cape Province.

14 Dec 2021

The Department of Sport, Arts and Culture Minister, Nathi Mthethwa, in collaboration with the Northern Cape Provincial Government, invites members of the media to the opening and official handover of the Northern Cape Theatre as part of the Department’s Economic Recovery and Reconstruction Plan. The occasion will take place on Wednesday, 15 December 2021 in Kimberly, Northern Cape Province.

Accompanied by the Northern Cape Premier, Dr Zamani Saul and the Provincial MEC for Sport, Arts and Culture, Ms Desery Fienies, Minister Mthethwa will also unveil the plaque. 

10 Dec 2021

The Deputy President of the Republic of South Africa, Mr. David Mabuza in collaboration with the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture, Minister Nathi Mthethwa invites members of the media to the Western Cape (WC) Return to Play – “It’s in your hands” social mobilization vaccination campaign tour. The purpose of the vaccination campaign tour is to urge creatives and sporting industry practitioners to vaccinate, and to voluntarily drive community vaccinations with the aim of unlocking the creative and sporting economy.

30 Nov 2021

The National Department of Sport, Arts and Culture in Collaboration with the Northern Cape Provincial Government invites members of the media to the official Launch of the 2021 Reconciliation Month. The Launch will take place on Thursday, 02 December 2021 at Tol Speelman Community Hall in Upington, Northern Cape Province.

22 Nov 2021

The Department of Sport, Arts and Culture Deputy Minister, Ms. Nocawe Mafu will on Friday, 26 November 2021 lead the Golekane Men and Women in Conversation Conference to intensify the fight against GBVF at the Freedom Park & Museum, Pretoria.

The conference will be held under the theme, “Uncovering workable GBVF solutions for an effective social response”, as part of Golekane, a 365 Gender Based Violence & Femicide (GBVF) awareness campaign.

17 Nov 2021

In a continuous effort to instil and drive Lifelong Wellness Culture, the National Department of Sport, Arts, and Culture will on Thursday, 18 November 2021 at 19h00 host #WomandlaInFitness, a zoom webinar session inspiring South Africans on how to move from #Good2Greatness. During this session, an exciting panel of experts will share with the South African audiences their insights on how to move from being focused on goals but rather to develop positive habits towards long life wellness healthy lifestyle.

10 Nov 2021

Deputy President David Mabuza will on Friday, 12 November 2021 lead the “Return to Play: It is in Your Hands” vaccination social mobilisation campaign. The campaign by the Department of Sport Arts and Culture is aimed at getting more people vaccinated so that the concerts, festivals, and sporting events can open up and welcome audiences and spectators.

24 Jul 2021

Today Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa, will attend the Extended 44th Session of the World Heritage Committee which is organised from Fuzhou (China) as an online meeting.

16 Jun 2021

Minister of Sport, Arts & Culture, Nathi Mthethwa MP, will receive an update report from the Ministerial Advisory Team (MAT) about interventions made to deal with the plight faced by creatives during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The MAT is an advisory body of organizations in the arts and creative sector established on 09th March 2021 following interactions with the Minister on how best to respond to the impact of Covid-19 on the creative sector.

The report of MAT will address areas that includes: -

14 Jun 2021

President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Wednesday, 16 June 2021, commemorate Youth Day at a hybrid event held in KwaZulu-Natal.