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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
Members of the press are hereby advised that Minister Nathi Mthethwa has learnt that a suspect in the theft of millions of rand from the Living Legends Trust has been arrested. The man, whose permanent address is in Johannesburg was arrested in by the Hawks in Durban on Saturday.
On 31 August 2018, Minister Nathi Mthethwa penned a message of hope and well wishes to Mama Dorothy Masuku, having paid her a visit on Tuesday, 31 July 2018. Prior to this, he had been made aware of Mama Masuku’s ill health and subsequent hospitalisation.
The Minister of Arts and Culture established a preparatory team for the national conference of CCIFSA. This team is constituted by the CCIFSA executive and the six Creative Industry Task Team (CITT) representatives
The Cultural and Creative Industries Federation of South Africa (CCIFSA) was formed in 2015 as a unifying body to champion the interests of the cultural and creative sector and to represent its interests. Much has been done since that inaugural elective conference in Mangaung to organise the sector.