Sport, Arts and Culture Culminates Heritage Month with a dialogue on Gender Based Violence & Femicide & Albinism

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30 Sep 2020

The Department of Sport, Arts and Culture led by the Minister Nathi Mthethwa will on Thursday, 01 October 2020 host a Dialogue to continue the conversation on Gender Based Violence and Femicide (GBVF), and Albinism. The event takes place at the State Theatre in Pretoria as a culmination to the 2020 Heritage Month Celebration.

Issues such as Gender Based Violence & Femicide (GBVF), Gender Equality, Albinism, the impact of COVID-19 and Social Cohesion & Nation Building will take center stage during the conversations.

Furthermore, this platform will allow Minister and the youth to also engage on the following thematic areas among others:

  1. Men & Women’s perspective on issues relating to gender-based violence and femicide.
  2. Women and inclusion of boy-child in public discourse
  3. Structural and systematic discrimination on Persons with Albinism

Minister Nathi Mthethwa will be joined by, Master KG & Nomcebo Zikode,(from global hit song, Jerusalema); and Gaddafi, (the poet) among others speakers.

The dialogue will be followed by the Jerusalema dance challenge by the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture (DSAC) and its entities in response to a clarion call by the President of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency Cyril Ramaphosa. Minister Mthethwa together with Executive Managers of DSAC entities will open the dance floor.

Members of the media are invited as follows:

Date    : Thursday, 01 October 2020

Time   : 12h30

Venue : State Theatre, Pretoria

Members of the public can follow the event via DSAC social media platforms below:

Twitter: @SportArtsCultur

Facebook & Instagram: @SportArtsCultureRSA


Media Enquiries:

Please contact Madimetja Moleba, Cell: 066 301 4675 | Email:

For other enquiries, kindly contact Ms Zimasa Velaphi: Head of Communications and Marketing, Cell: 072 172 8925 | Email:

Masechaba Khumalo: Spokesperson (Minister), Cell: 066 380 7408 | Email: