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ARTS AND CULTURE:

The Department of Arts and Culture,  deals with matters pertaining to arts and culture and renders State archive and heraldic services at national level. Since its establishment in 1994, the Department's work has included, among other things, the 

° submission of 17 pieces of legislation
° reprioritisation of expenditure
° construction of some 40 community centres
° allocation of R55 891 million to new initiatives in arts and culture
° funding of 21 museums and art galleries
° signing of 28 cultural and arts-related bilateral agreements
° promotion of multilingualism
° development of the Nationa Arts Council  (NAC) to a   funding leve of R25 million
° funding of 261 film projects
° implementation of poverty alleviation programmers, using cultuial industries
° developing a national skills plan for the arts and cultural industries
° participating in trade missions n the United States (US), Europe and Afiica, promoting cultural industries
                   

° participating in the International Network on Cultural Policy with 45 countries.

 

To  access information on Policy  and   Legislation,  National Symbols,  Arts and Culture  Organisations, Arts and Culture Initiatives, Education and  Training on Arts and Culture and many   more  aspects  of Arts  and Culture   please   consult   the following websites:

South Africa Yearbook 2002/2003 (chapter 5 on Arts & Culture): 

   www.gcis.gov.za/documents/publications/yearbook

Department of Arts and Culture:

    www.dac.gov.zal


 

 

 

 

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