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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 Inmates Benefit From Arts, Culture & Sport Programmes

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Inmates at Qalakabusha Correctional Centre in the uThungulu District have been equipped with silk screen training through a programme facilitated by the KZN Department of Arts and Culture. Other programmes that have been coordinated by the Department at the facility include performing arts, sculpting, isicathamiya groups, poetry as well as reading and writing clubs. Another […]



MEC Sithole-Moloi congratulates Black Coffee’s BET win

MEC Bongiwe Sithole-Moloi has lauded Nkosinathi Maphumulo popularly known as Black Coffee for winning the Best International Act: Africa category at the BET Awards in Los Angeles, California. Black Coffee is the first South African to bag this achievement, cementing his name in our country’s history books.   The Department believes Maphumulo’s award comes at an […]



HRM Vacancy Circular Number 20 of 2016

Click the link to view or Download the Document KZNDAC VACANCIES



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 […]



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.