Minister Speeches 2014 - 2010

11 Dec 2013

We have gathered here today, as the arts community, to pay our last respects to the late founding father of our democratic nation, Isithwalandwe, Tata Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela.

22 Nov 2013

Let me once again take this opportunity to thank the organizers of Forum D’Avignon, for inviting us, this year, to take part in this important forum that helps shape global policy on issues related to culture.

14 Nov 2013

I take this opportunity firstly to welcome all of you to this 4th Film Indaba.Gathered here, at this important Indaba, are our partners in the film industry that we intend as government to work together with, in taking this industry to greater heights.

09 Nov 2013

Let me begin by passing on the apology of the Minister of Arts and Culture, Minister Paul Mashatile, who could not join us this evening due to other pressing work commitments.

06 Nov 2013

I take this opportunity to welcome all those taking part in this the 8th edition of DISCOP AFRICA

24 Oct 2013

On the 7th of August last year, I stood before this House to table for consideration the Use of Official Languages Bill. On that day we said we are taking a major step in promoting multilingualism in our country.

13 Oct 2013

Earlier today, we unveiled a tombstone at the upgraded grave of one of the heroines of our struggle for liberation, Mama Rahima Moosa.

11 Oct 2013

Let me begin by, once more, welcoming their Royal Highnesses as well as their esteemed delegation to South Africa.

26 Sep 2013

We have called you today to this media briefing to give more information on our plans to mount the statue of Tata Nelson Mandela at the Union Buildings.

17 Sep 2013
Allow me to extend the sincere apology of the Minister of Arts and Culture, Minister Paul Mashatile, who was meant to be with us at this important Summit but could not do so, due to other pressing work commitments.

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