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.

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