KwaZulu-Natal Department of Arts & Culture
Arts and Culture play a crucial role in nation-building as well as in developing
a new national identity reflective of our democracy.
KZN Arts and Culture MEC Ntombikayise Sibhidla-Saphetha visited kwaShoba in Pongola as part of Operation Sukuma Sakhe this week. The MEC held a community conversation where issues including service delivery concerns, social ills facing Ward 8 and the effects of the current drought taking place throughout the province were addressed. Community members requested library services as well […]
We have assisted 34 artists from the province to participate in this year’s Grahamstown National Arts Festival. They’re part of two local productions namely Maluju Zulu and Ababhemu.
1. The Department of Arts and Culture issues this circular as per the provisions of the Public Service Regulations, Part VIII, C.2 and emphasizes the fact that the Public Service is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. 2. This circular and its contents must be brought to the attention of all eligible officials on your […]
The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Arts and Culture hereby invites applications for internship opportunities that exist in the Department. Applications are invited from unemployed youth between 18-35 years of age, with relevant Degree/National Diploma. Successful interns will be expected to enter into a 12-month contract. Interns will receive a monthly stipend of about +R4 300. Click […]
THE REALITY OF HIV/AIDS IN 2014; Khethukuthula Lembethe For many, the reality of HIV/Aids only sinks in when someone they care about is infected with the virus. There are more than six million South Africans living with the disease, with KwaZulu-Natal continuing to have the highest HIV prevalence in the country. The HIV/AIDS pandemic knows no race […]
THE ART OF FREEDOM; Khethukuthula Lembethe The African nation always finds a reason to belt out a tune or even dance, whether they are in high spirits, fuming, dissatisfied or even heartbroken. Arts and culture bring people together, playing a central role in nation-building as well as in developing a new national identity reflective […]
MY LANGUAGE, MY HERITAGE By: Khethukuthula Lembethe You will find that people automatically define others by the language they speak. When you meet someone for the first time, that person’s accent helps you figure out a few things about them such as where they could be from. This of course could go either way […]