Media Releases 2019 - 2015

07 Aug 2019

Joint Press Statement: Ministers Nathi Mthethwa and Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams meet the public broadcaster in ongoing stakeholder engagements over current PSL games not being broadcast on SABC platforms

15 Jul 2019

Department of Sports, Arts and Culture would like to place on record that it is extremely disappointed and deems worthless and beneath consideration on the basis of it being devoid of truth and facts the disparaging article published by City Press on the 14th of July 2019.

12 Jul 2019

The Minister wishes to announce dates of the forthcoming CCIFSA National Conference. The conference will be preceded by provincial summits in the 9 provinces. It should be noted that these provincial summits are a culmination of district general meetings held in 51 districts, out of a possible 52. These district general meetings were held before the country’s general elections.

26 Jun 2019

Minister Nathi Mthethwa would like to congratulate the Ndlovu Youth Choir's stunning performance on the stage of the television show America's Got Talent. These youngsters after their exhilarating performance, got 4 yesses from the judges, including the famous Simon Cowell.

19 Jun 2019

“Let me take this opportunity and welcome back our team Banyana Banyana from the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup currently taking place in France, which was a historic achievement in itself.

We are proud of your gallant performance while representing our country on the world stage, hoisting our flag high. Your artistic and skilful display showed the world what you are capable of. Your sense of pride was evident in how you carried yourself on and off the field as the sporting ambassadors of our country.

The time I spent with you in France, in Le Havre, watching your first game against Spain, was such a proud moment, and your performance was nothing short

of breath-taking. You have made your name on the world stage, you have made your dreams come true, you have represented our country with pride and the African continent at large. We salute and congratulate you.

11 Jun 2019

Due to urgent events, the Ministry regrets that the Media Briefing that was scheduled for 10h30 on Tuesday, 11 June 2019 at the Government Communication Information Systems (GCIS) has to be postponed to a later time, we will make further announcement later.

08 Jun 2019

The Department of Sports, Arts and Culture rejects with the contempt it deserves that it has failed to support the South African Arts and Culture Youth Forum (SAACYF).

15 May 2019

The ArtbankSA, a national programme of the Department of Arts and Culture (DAC), is issuing a call to South African artists to apply for their contemporary artwork acquisition. The ArtbankSA is part of the Mzansi Golden Economy (MGE) strategy implementation and is hosted by the National Museum Bloemfontein, an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture. The programme annually considers acquiring special pieces of art for its own growing permanent collection.

25 Apr 2019

The Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa will undertake a courtesy visit to the Sarah Bartmann Centre of Remembrance construction site in Hanky, Eastern Cape on Friday 26 April 2019.

22 Apr 2019

Minister Nathi Mthethwa wishes to advise members of the press that he has received and accepted the report from the National Arts Council (NAC) following the disciplinary enquiry into its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ms Rosemary Mangope.