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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-Born Filmmaker to attend Cannes Film Festival

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Senzo Zindela from Ezinqoleni on the south coast will be part of a delegation of producers representing KwaZulu-Natal and the country as a whole at this year’s Cannes Film Festival in France. The prestigious international event takes place between the 11th and 22nd of May 2016.   Zindela is the founder of the Ugu Film […]



Photography Workshop to Benefit Unemployed Youth

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The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Arts and Culture in partnership with eThekwini Municipality will be hosting a 16 Photographs 16 workshop during May 2016. This youth focused project is the educational element of the Proudly KZN photographic exhibition which is currently being showcased at the Durban Art Gallery (DAG).   The training is aimed at intermediate and advanced level […]



2016/2017 Internship Programme

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 600. Click […]



DEPARTMENTAL HRM VACANCY CIRCULAR NUMBER 21 OF 2015

1.Public Service Regulations, Part VII, C.2.4 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 establishment, including those in Head Office, Regions, Clusters, etc. All efforts must also be made to […]



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.