South African Cultural Observatory

DAC applications for accreditation to cover 2017 Human Rights Day Commemoration

BY Ntombizodwa Mashalogu 09.03.17

THE Department of Arts and Culture has released a statement, for members in the media industry to submit their applications for accreditation to cover the 2017 Human Rights Day commemoration. This national public holiday, is a celebration of South Africa’s unique constitution and a reminder of the 1960 Sharpeville massacre.

The Department of Arts and Culture will be hosting a commemoration ceremony on Human Rights Day, 21st March, at the Victoria Grounds, King Williams Town. This year’s celebrations have been linked to the 40th anniversary of the passing of Steve Biko and the OR Tambo Centenary.

Closing date for applications is 9th March at 12:00pm. Online applications are available on www.gcis.gov.za/content/media-registration.  For enquires please contact Ms Zimasa Velaphi on 012 441 3010 or zimasav@dac.gov.za.

READ MORE HERE

The art of business and the business of art The art of business and the business of art

BASA celebrates 20 years of rich arts and business symbiosis with a research and learnings Colloquium in Johannesburg

READ MORE
‘Youth are missing major opportunities in creative sector’ ‘Youth are missing major opportunities in creative sector’

SOUTH AFRICAN youth are unaware of the job opportunities available in the creative and cultural industries (CCIs).

READ MORE

SAMRO bursaries help young musos live their dreams SAMRO bursaries help young musos live their dreams

THE SAMRO Foundation has cemented its commitment to investing in South African music by awarding five special bursaries to high-calibre students.

READ MORE
Sibikwa Arts Centre hosts 2018 SA-EU Dialogue Sibikwa Arts Centre hosts 2018 SA-EU Dialogue

THE Shukuma Mzansi! International Community Arts Centres Dialogue will be hosted by the Sibikwa Arts Centre in Benoni from 28 February to 2 March 2018.

READ MORE

More News
The art of business and the business of art The art of business and the business of art

BASA celebrates 20 years of rich arts and business symbiosis with a research and learnings Colloquium in Johannesburg

Cape Town Carnival spinoffs in excess of R40m - report Cape Town Carnival spinoffs in excess of R40m - report

THE increasingly popular Cape Town Carnival is generating economic benefits for the city and creative industries, alongside social cohesion and stimulation of the creative economy.

‘Youth are missing major opportunities in creative sector’ ‘Youth are missing major opportunities in creative sector’

SOUTH AFRICAN youth are unaware of the job opportunities available in the creative and cultural industries (CCIs).

#SACOCOnf2018: Going beyond #SACOCOnf2018: Going beyond

WELCOME to the conference edition of the newsletter. This month we moved swifly to launch the SACO's 2018 Conference website, announce the conference theme, issue out a call for papers, and open registration. We have a very exciting international conference coming up that is both forward and backward looking as we seek of view 'Beyond the Creative Economy: Trends and Issues in National and Regional Economies’.

SAMRO bursaries help young musos live their dreams SAMRO bursaries help young musos live their dreams

THE SAMRO Foundation has cemented its commitment to investing in South African music by awarding five special bursaries to high-calibre students.

Connect with us