Arts and Culture Deputy Minister, Dr Joe Phaahla will give a keynote address at the closing ceremony of SA/India Festival in India on Saturday, 27 April 2013. The closing ceremony marks the full circle of the SA/India, which began in June to August 2011.

Artists need to regard themselves as important contributors to job creation and economic growth, said Sibusiso Xaba, Arts and Culture  Director-General.

Mr Xaba was speaking at the launch of Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) Toolkit and Entrepreneurial Partnership. The Toolkit is an initiative of Business and Arts South Africa (BASA) BASA (an entity of the Department of Arts and Culture), Shanduka Black Umbrellas and the Gordon Institute of Business Science at the Soweto Theatre.