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South Africa backs budding artists

South Africa backs budding artists

South Africa's Department of Arts and Culture says art and music can help the country as a whole, through encouraging its young citizens to hone their artistic skills to keep them from turning to a life of crime. Sectorial and provincial consultations taking place throughout the country.
South Africa launches project to stimulate arts

South Africa launches project to stimulate arts

The Department of Arts and Culture has earmarked start-up funding of R5-million for the Living Legends Legacy Project. Through the initiative, established artists will transfer their skills and knowledge to younger artists, while allowing the careers of the legends to continue to grow.
SA struggle heroes to be repatriated

SA struggle heroes to be repatriated

The remains of Moses Kotane and JB Marks, who were buried in Russia in the 1970s, during the struggle against apartheid, will be repatriated. They will be reburied in North West. "They will be remembered as heroes of our liberation struggle," said Art and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa.
16 June 1976: 'This is our day'

‘We must write our own history’

Arts and Culture Minister Paul Mashatile has encouraged South Africans, especially those who were part of the liberation struggle, to help preserve the country's heritage by writing more books about the political history of South Africa.
'Yarn bombing' for World Aids Day

‘Yarn bombing’ for World Aids Day

Arts and Culture Minister Paul Mashatile will mark World Aids Day on Saturday by joining in the "yarn bombing" of a tree at the Hillcrest Aids Centre outside Durban.

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