Media Advisories 2019 - 2015
The Department of Arts and Culture in partnership with Mpumalanga Department of Culture, Sports and Recreation and the Oral History Association of South Africa (OHASA) will host the 16th Annual National Oral History opening taking place on 08 October 2019 at Steve Tshwete Banquet Hall in Middelburg, Mpumalanga Province under the theme: “Collective Memories, Disparities and Contents: Reflecting on 25 Years of Democracy”.
Members of the press are hereby advised that the Honorable Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa will address students from tertiary institutions at Enhlazeni Region in Mpumalanga on Thursday as follows:
DATE: 03 October 2019
TIME: 16:00 - 18:00
VENUE: Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) Nelspruit
ADDRESS: Madiba Dr & Techno Dr, Sonheuwel, Nelspruit
The Department of Arts and Culture in partnership with Pan South African Language Board invites members of the media to the Indigenous Languages Conference that will take place at Birchwood Hotel and Conference Centre in Boksburg on the 3-4 October 2019. The main speaker of the Conference is Professor Molefi Kete Asante.
The Department of Arts and Culture through the Mzansi Golden Economy is launching an online application system for the financial year 2020/21 for Open call funding. The e-service will provide a convenient electronic interface which allows Cultural and Creative Practitioners to access applications from anywhere at any time via the internet for the duration of the Open Call.
MGE open call for projects/programme that are to be implemented from April 2020 to March 2021.
Only three (3) of MGE work streams; Cultural Events, Public Art and Touring Ventures are funded through Open Call. The Open Call will run from 30th September –11th November 2019.
For electronic applications go to: https://www.eservices.gov.za/
NOTE: First Register/Login then you will find the DAC MGE Grant Management system listed under e-services menu.
The National Department of Sports, Arts and Culture will on Monday, 23 September 2019 host a Heritage Month Social Cohesion Dialogue on the preservation, development and usage of Indigenous Languages. The dialogue will take place at the Tol Speelman Community Hall , ZF Mgcawu District Municipality in Upington, Northern Cape Province.
This year’s dialogue is hosted under the theme, “Celebrating South Africa’s Literary Classics in the Year of Indigenous Languages”.
Members of the media who have applied for accreditation to cover the 2019 Heritage Day Commemoration on Tuesday, 24 September, at Mxolisi Dicky Jacobs Stadium, in Upington, Northern Cape are requested to collect their accreditation cards as follows:
Date: 22 & 23 September 2019
Time: 09h00 – 17h00
Venue: ZF Mgcawu District Municipality Chambers, Upington
Members of the media are kindly requested to apply for accreditation for the 2019 National Heritage Day Commemoration taking place under the theme, “Celebrating South Africa’s literary classics in the year of indigenous languages”.
This year’s Commemoration will take place on Tuesday, 24 September 2019 at Mxolisi D Jacobs Stadium, Siyanda District Municipality in Upington, Northern Cape.
Driven by National Department of Sports, Arts and Culture and the South African Book Development Council (SABDC), SA’s premier reading awareness week is celebrated annually during the first week of September. One of the main objectives of the National Book Week (NBW) is to reintroduce and reconnect the country’s book industry, writers and illustrators as important elements in the development of a lifelong reading habit.
The 2019 NBW runs from September 2-8 across all nine provinces.