Thursday, May 14, 2015

Department of Arts & Culture to host the launch of the Arts Incubators programme at ArtsCape Cape Town

The Honourable Minister of Arts & Culture, Nathi Mthethwa and Acting Director General Mr Vuyo Jack will be launching the Creative Arts Incubators Programme in Africa Month to give impetus on the importance of community development using the Arts.
 The launch will be at ArtsCape on Monday, 18 May 2015. 

This is part of the implementation of the Mzansi Golden Economy strategy that aims to unleash the economic potential of the creative sector through large-scale investment. 
Essentially, the Arts Incubators will provide a platform for the sector to create employment and provide skills and training towards economic self-reliance. 

Also, the incubators will enable the sector to develop and measure the output of locally developed content in terms of music, artworks, films, arts and craft and stage productions amongst other artistic disciplines. 

The details of the event are as follows: 
Theme:          Arts Empowerment through Incubators
Venue:           Artscape, Cape Town
Date:              Monday 18 May 2015
Time:              09h00 – 17h00
RSVP:            Project Manager, Patrick Kasongo at 060 965 7688

For media queries or to arrange an interview, please contact Kagiso Saasa on 082 651 3131 or

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