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26 May 2021

Thabo Mofutsanyane District: Free State Province 

13-15 OCTOBER 2021

The world in troubled times: Oral History Challenges and Opportunities

The conference is organised by the Oral History Association of South Africa (OHASA), in collaboration with the Department of Sport, Arts & Culture (National Archives and Records Service of South Africa) and the Free State: Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation.

 “I regard Mrs [Charlotte Mannya] Maxeke as a pioneer in one of the greatest of human causes, working under extraordinary difficult circumstances to lead the people, in the face of prejudice, not only against her race, against her sex” described by W.E.B. Du Bois, intellectual giant of the 20th century

26 May 2021

Thabo Mofutsanyane District: Free State Province 

13-15 OCTOBER 2021

The world in troubled times: Oral History Challenges and Opportunities

The conference is organised by the Oral History Association of South Africa (OHASA), in collaboration with the Department of Sport, Arts & Culture (National Archives and Records Service of South Africa) and the Free State: Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation.

 “I regard Mrs [Charlotte Mannya] Maxeke as a pioneer in one of the greatest of human causes, working under extraordinary difficult circumstances to lead the people, in the face of prejudice, not only against her race, against her sex” described by W.E.B. Du Bois, intellectual giant of the 20th century

25 May 2021

Today is a great day in the African calendar as it marks the birth of the Organisation of the African Unity (OAU), current day African Union (AU) This day is celebrated across the African Continent and beyond, it is a day to reflect on the progress and challenges that the Continent and individual Member States are confronted with.

The South Africa government took a decision to celebrate this important day with a month long cultural program.

South Africa is an integral part of the African continent and therefore understands its national interest as being intrinsically linked to Africa's stability, unity and prosperity. Africa month promotes Pan Africanism, platform to promote pride driven by our Africanes, of which both contributes to united efforts for decolonization and regeneration of the African continent.

11 Mar 2021

This advert is to request all unemployed South Africans who hold Heritage related qualifications to enlist their names on the National Department of Sport, Arts and Culture’s database. This include those who have majored in courses listed below among others.

26 Feb 2021

The Department of Sport, Arts and Culture invites applications for bursaries from universities for students who wish to pursue studies in heritage related programmes.

Eligibility

  • South African citizenship
  • Outstanding / satisfactory academic performance (academic progress report if already at an institution)
  • Field of study (heritage related)
  • Financially needy

Fields of study

17 Feb 2021

APPLY HERE for link to access the application form for completion.

27 Jan 2021

In terms of the Cultural Institutions Act, 1998 (Act 119 of 1998), the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa invites members of the performing arts (Playhouses/Theatres) fraternity and the general public to nominate persons to serve as members of Council of the Performing Arts Institution (PAI) the Market Theatre Foundation.

  • Market Theatre Foundation

Nominated candidates should possess a broad understanding and experience in the field of performing arts; arts, culture and heritage (ACT); managerial, financial, legal expertise; marketing and liaison; fundraising; education and cultural/social research; corporate governance, as well as a willingness to render community service. The remuneration of the appointed nominees is in line with the remuneration rates stipulated on the National Treasury guidelines/framework.  

08 Dec 2020

The Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa hereby invites members of the public to comment and/or object on the short list of names to be considered for appointment as Council members of the National Arts Council in terms of the National Arts Council Act, 1997 (Act No. 56 of 1997).

Section 4 (3) (d) of the NAC, Act No.56 of 1997 stipulates that, any member of the public may object in writing to the nomination of any person.

Below are 22 short list of names out of an interview process which took place on 1-3 December 2020. These names are presented to the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture by the appointed Independent Panel which conducted the interviews for consideration of new NAC Council.

Anyone wishing to comment/object may do so by submitting the following:

02 Dec 2020

African Union Sports Council (AUSC) Region 5 is hosting a Regional Sports Confederations web based seminar on the 2nd of December 2020. The webinar is open to all eighteen AUSC Region 5 recognised Regional Sports Confederations Presidents and Secretaries General. 

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27 Nov 2020

The Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa hereby invites members of the general public to observe the interview process of candidates nominated to serve as Council members of the National Arts Council (NAC) in terms of the National Arts Council Act, 1997 (Act No. 56 of 1997).

Section 4 (3) (c) of the NAC Act, Act No.56 of 1997 stipulate that, an independent panel appointed by the Minister shall compile a shortlist of no more than 22 names from public nominations after interviewing a nominee in public.

The Interviews will be taking place from 01 December to 03 December 2020 VIRTUALLY on Microsoft Teams Platform with details to be published to interested observers.

Anyone wishes to observe the interview process may submit the following:

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