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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.

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KZN Language, Archives, Museum and Language Services Conference

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The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Arts and Culture is set to host its annual Library, Archives, Museum and Language Services Conference at the Durban ICC from the 25th to the 27th of November 2014.   The conference aims to address the challenges still faced in helping communities across the province and South Africa as a whole, […]



Official handover of the 1860 Heritage Centre

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REMARKS BY THE MEC FOR ARTS, CULTURE, SPORT AND RECREATION, MRS NTOMBIKAYISE SIBHIDLA-SAPHETHA AT THE OFFICIAL HANDING OVER OF THE 1860 HERITAGE BUILDING   Programme Director; The Head of Department of Arts and Culture: Mrs Sibongile Nzimande   The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee of Arts and Culture: Hon Makhosi Ntuli   Chairperson of the […]



Vacancies 2014 September

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. This circular and its contents must be brought to the attention of all eligible officials on your establishment, including […]



The Art Of Freedom

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

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 […]