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.
The Catalina Theatre is hosting a Drama Workshop this week, creating a platform for students, teachers and artists to share concerns, techniques as well as ways of making the field remain relevant. The theme is around improving methods of making children fall in love with theatre. Sibo Masondo, a deaf artist, performed a mime piece on […]
MEC Ntombikayise Sibhidla-Saphetha has met with principals and representatives from school governing bodies in the Ilembe District to discuss how to increase the pass rate in the area.
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 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 […]