Minister Nathi Mthethwa, joined by MEC for Sport, Arts & Culture Norah Mahlangu and arts luminary Mama Esther Mahlangu to engage youth on arts, culture and liberation heritage matters

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22 Sep 2017

The Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa invites members of the media to a conversation with youth on issues of arts, culture and heritage under the Heritage Month theme, “The Year of OR Tambo: Celebrating Our Liberation Heritage”.

The main main topic for discussion is liberation heritage, its genesis and rationale. Further, contributors are expected to decipher liberation heritage and the extent to which it can promote the national agenda on social cohesion and nation building. Conversely, contributors would also look at some of the potential pitfalls to guard against that may inadvertently stymie effort towards social cohesion and nation building.seeks to expose the community especially the youth to the transformation of heritage landscape which is crucial for empowering the youth about their heritage.

The event is scheduled as follows:

Date    : 23 September 2017
Time   : 18h00
Venue:  Kameelrivier community hall, next to Ga-Morwe Stadium, Kameelrivier B, Mpumalanga Province.

Media RSVP: Livhuwani Todani at 076 404 2703 / or Madimetja Moleba at Cell: 072 842 6594 /

Media enquiries: Contact Zimasa Velaphi at 072 172 8925 /

For more information, please call Dr Abraham Chupe Serote at 060 984 7499 /

Issued by GCIS on behalf of the Department of Arts and Culture