Arts & Culture

African Heritage Sites
Within 37 African countries, UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) has listed 135 ..read more
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South Africa’s World heritage sites
A World Heritage Site is declared by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco). For ..read more
Photography and the Liberation Struggle in South Africa
Introduction We are not dealing with sets of statistics. We are talking about people of flesh and blood, who laugh and ..read more
Women in African Literature: Writing and Representation
Africa has produced a number of female authors who were, and still are, able to assert themselves as writers, both on a ..read more
Black Consciousness: Cultural Expression and Representation
Though first publicized as a respected medium for the liberation struggle in 1967, poetry and literary expression had ..read more
Dance For All (DFA)
Established in 1991, Dance For All (DFA) is a non-profit dance organisation, originally known as Ballet for All. DFA ..read more
Dutch Reformed Church (DRC)
When the Dutch settled in South Africa in the 16th and 17th centuries they transplanted their Dutch Reformed theology ..read more
The Performing Arts Councils (PACs)
The Performing Arts Councils (PACs) were conceived in 1961 to replace the NTO, and in 1963 then Minister of Education, ..read more
KKNK – Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees
The Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees (abbreviated to KKNK) is a national arts festival with a primary focus on ..read more
Artist Proof Studio
Artist Proof Studio (APS) offers a three-year printmaking-training program to diverse young people from across South ..read more
Imvaba Arts Association
Established in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, in 1986, Imvaba Arts Association worked closely with artists in New ..read more
National Theatre Organisation (1947)
The National Theatre Organisation (NTO) was a state funded institution, which was founded to promote and produce ..read more
Natal Performing Arts Council (NAPAC)
NAPAC was founded on 25 July 1963 under Chris Lombard as the first director. The first office premises were two small ..read more
Performing Arts Council of the Transvaal (PACT)
PACT was founded in Pretoria on 3rd January 1963 with P.P.B Breytenbach as the first director. It was founded under the ..read more
Performing Arts Council of the Orange Free State (PACOFS)
PACOFS operated from Bloemfontein with Rex Hugo as the first director. In 1996, state subsidy was reduced and PACOFS ..read more

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