Media Releases 2014 - 2010
It is with profound sadness to have learned that Pat Matshikiza, the legendary piano maestro has died in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal at the age of 76. He will be remembered as one of the earliest and greatest exponents of African jazz with a distinctive urban township vibe.
Arts and Culture (DAC) in partnership with the Amathole Municipality and Buffalo City proudly host the 6th Annual Buyel’ekhaya Pan African Music Festival. The festival will take place on Sunday, 21 December 2014 at Buffalo Cricket Stadium in East London.
Arts and Culture (DAC) in partnership with the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture in Limpopo is hosting the Mapungubwe Arts and Heritage Festival 2014 from 05th – 13th December 2014 in Polokwane.
Minister Mthethwa is on a six day official visit to the City of Moscow, Russia to facilitate the repatriations of the remains of struggle stalwarts, Moses Kotane and JB Marks.
The Gauteng Division of the High Court of South Africa in Pretoria has set aside the name change of Louis Trichardt to Makhado. As a result, the matter will be referred back to the Makhado Municipality to conduct a public consultation process.
Minister Nathi Mthethwa, has extended the deadline for all national departments, public entities and enterprises to establish language units that formulate language policies to enable the public to obtain information in the languages of their choice.
Deputy Minister Mabudafhasi officiated the renaming of National Films, Video and Sound Archives (NFVSA) buildings to Ken Gampu and Dolly Rathebe as part of World Audio Visual Heritage Day and 50th anniversary of National Films, Video and Sound Archives.
Minister Nathi Mthethwa is on a six day official visit to the City of Moscow, Russia to facilitate the repatriations of the remains of struggle stalwarts, Moses Kotane and JB Marks.
It was with shock and disappointment that I learned about the vandalism and destruction of property at the OR Tambo Legacy Project at Bizana in the Eastern Cape.
Minister Mthethwa will deliver a key note address at the closing ceremony of the World Design Policy Conference on Saturday,18 October 2014. The conference hosted under the theme, “Make a Plan” will be held in Cape Town stadium from 17 to 18 October 2014.