Deputy Minister Rejoice Mabudafhasi to host a meeting with the European delegation on community cultural centres

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17 Feb 2017

Arts and Culture Deputy Minister, Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi will host a meeting with the European counterparts on the development and policy implementation of community cultural centres on Monday, 20 February 2017 at the National Department of Arts and Culture offices in Pretoria.

The objective of the meeting is to discuss issues on institutional capacity, policy implementation, programming, innovative sourcing of funding and come up with recommendations and an implementation plan for the growth of community arts centres.

The meeting also aims to expand communication and dialogue between cultural workers in Ireland, Flanders, France and South Africa to reflect on the state of the South African community arts centres and their contribution to continuous capacity building and development.

Media is invited as follows:

Date   : Monday, 20 February 2017

Venue: Department of Arts and Culture, Kingsley Centre, 481 cnr Steve Biko, and Stanza Bopape Street, Room 1, Arcadia, Pretoria                                                                                              

Time  : 11:h00

RSVPs: Prince Njaju, 071 997 4820 / PrinceNj@dac.gov.za

Media enquiries: Madimetja Moleba on 072 842 6594/012 441 3737

For more information, please contact: Peter Mbelengwa - Spokesperson for the Deputy Minister - Cell: 082 611 8197 / Email: petermb@dac.gov.za; Ms Zimasa Velaphi: 072 172 8925