Dept Arts and Culture hosts the launch of Arts Incubators Programme at Performing Arts Centre of the Free-State

13 May 2015

The Director General of Arts & Culture Mr Vuyo Jack will be launching the Creative Arts Incubators Programme in Africa Month to give impetus on the importance community development using the Arts. The launch will be at the Performing Arts Centre of the Free State, Bloemfontein, Free-State on Friday, 15 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: Performing Arts Centre of the Free State, Bloemfontein, Free-State

Date:    Friday 15 May 2015

Time:   9am – 5pm

RSVP: Project Manager, Patrick Kasongo at 060 965 7688, patrickk@dac.gov.za

Enquiries: Sandile Memela: 082 800 3750

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