Media Releases 2017 - 2015

25 Sep 2015
Audition call for Dr Jonas Gwanga’s Amandla Cultural Ensemble
 
On the 28 and 29 September 2015 Barungwa Productions will be auditio
ning for Amandla the Musical. First produced in 1980 by Dr Jonas Gwanga, the protest musical travelled the world communicating the injustices of apartheid and galvanising international solidarity for the ANC liberation movement.
 
Audition details
 
Venue: South African State Theatre (301 Church Street, Pretoria).
Times: 28 September – 10h00 – 17h00
29 September – 10h00 – 17h00
 
Requirements:
 
Singers;
Dancers with experience in indigenous South African dance;
Actors;
Musicians able to play indigenous South African instruments;
18 Sep 2015

The unveiling that was due to take place on Tuesday, 22 September 2015 in Greytown, KwaZulu Natal is rescheduled until further notice.

10 Sep 2015

This campaign reflects the physical journey of the Bus Tour travelling throughout South Africa, as well as the magic of books and how reading books can both figuratively and literally take you places.

10 Sep 2015

This campaign reflects the physical journey of the Bus Tour travelling throughout South Africa, as well as the magic of books and how reading books can both figuratively and literally take you places

07 Sep 2015

“The National Book Week is a strategic intervention to promote a reading culture that will enhance the prominence and socio-economic impacts of the South African book sector both locally and globally”, said Deputy Minister Mabudafhasi.

02 Sep 2015

September marks Heritage Month celebrations in South Africa and this year’s theme is “Our indigenous knowledge, our heritage: Towards the identification, promotion and preservation of South African’s living heritage.” Heritage Day will be celebrated nationally on 24 September 2015 in Vleifontein, Makhado Local Municipality in Limpopo Province.

01 Sep 2015

“We convey our deepest gratitude to the family, Kgoshigadi Matlala, Bakone Traditional Council and community members of Ga-Matlala for allowing us to honour, Mme Makwena Matlala, the first African woman to be banished for opposing betterment policies imposed by the apartheid government through the Native Affairs Department”, acknowledged deputy minister Mabudafhasi.

01 Sep 2015

The unveiling took place today, 31 August 2015 at Bakone Traditional Council, Ga-Matlala in Limpopo under the theme, “Remembering the Forgotten, Honouring Victims of Political Banishment in South Africa”.

29 Aug 2015

It is with a deep sense of shock and sadness that I heard the news of the passing of legendary actor, Roland Mqwebu, famous for playing the character of Mkhize in the popular sitcom, Emzini Wezinsizwa. This legend passed away in the morning of Friday, 28 August 2015, after a long illness.

21 Aug 2015

The MOU will also facilitate exchange of scientific knowledge, sharing expertise, experience and technologies in various areas of library and information

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