Deputy Minister Mabudafhasi to announce the winners of the 6th Funda Mzantsi National Championship in George

Deputy of Art and Culture-Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi_blogDeputy Minister of Arts and Culture, Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi in conjunction with the National Library of South Africa’s Centre for the Book will announce the winners of the 6th Funda Mzantsi National Championship during the closing ceremony on Wednesday, 07 October 2015, in George, Western Cape.

The Funda Mzantsi National Championship will take place from 05 to 07 October 2015 under the theme “Developing Creative Minds”. Funda Mzantsi National Championship is a Book Club reading competition wherein more than 30 book clubs will compete to win the first prize. These include book clubs at correctional facilities whereby offenders participate as part of rehabilitation programme through reading and the winners of the competition receive medals and trophies.

The purpose of the Funda Mzantsi Championship is to instill the love of reading, improve book reviewing techniques and cultivate the ability to publicly engage in fruitful debates.

Media are invited to attend the Funda Mzantsi Championship closing ceremony follows:

VENUE:            Eagle Nest Ministries Hall in Pacaltsdorp – George

DATE:              07 October 2015

TIME:               14:00

For RSVP: Mr Obed Makgoale: 079 3118546/012 441 3713- E-mail:

Media Enquiries: Peter Mbelengwa – Spokesperson for the Deputy Minister

082 611 8197 or


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