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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 Youth Language Festival

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The KwaZulu-Natal Arts, Culture and Education Departments are hosting a provincial in-school Youth Language Festival in the Midlands. The programme includes drama, storytelling, poetry, music, speech, poster design and debate.   The event will run from today, 28 August 2015, through to the 30th. Schools that are participating in the competition were selected at district […]



Umkhosi Womhlanga_Safety & Transport Update

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The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Arts and Culture in partnership with various municipalities across the province has arranged for 209 buses and 26 taxis to transport maidens to the annual Umkhosi Womhlanga at the Enyokeni Royal Palace in Nongoma next week. The Department has strongly advised municipalities and stakeholders assisting with the transportation to conduct road […]



VACANCIES CIRCULAR NUMBER 16 OF 2015 (09/10/2015)

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 […]



AMENDED VACANCIES CIRCULAR NUMBER 08 OF 2015 (15/03/2015)

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 reality of HIV/Aids in 2014

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

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 […]



Bursaries 2016

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The KwaZulu-Natal Government is offering bursaries to students who are residents in the following fields of study: Download the application form HERE.