Vacancies in the Department of Arts and Culture

  • Principal Messenger/Driver (Ref 45/2018)
  • Senior Supply Chain Practitioner (Ref 46/2018)

Please forward your application, quoting the relevant reference number and the name of this publication to: The Chief Director: Human Resource Management, Department of Arts and Culture, Private Bag X897, Pretoria, 0001.

OR

Applications can also be hand delivered to the Department of Arts and Culture, 202 Sechaba Building, Cnr Madiba and Paul Kruger Str, Pretoria

Closing date: 08 June 2018 at 15:00

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Bids received for the Design Strategy and Security Services Tenders

Bids received for the following Tenders:

Appointment of a Service Provider to Develop the National Design Strategy: BIDS RECEIVED DESIGN STRATEGY TENDER

Appointment of a Service Provider to provide a Twenty-Four Hour Security Service to the Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) for a Period of Thirty-Six (36) Months: BIDS RECEIVED SECURITY SERVICES

For more info: Contact Mr. Tuelo Thubisi (012) 441 3504

Mzansi Golden Economy (MGE) 2018-2019 applications now open for submission

The 2018-2019 MGE applications are now open for submission. Please pay attention to the revised guidelines and application form. Interested and eligible organizations, companies, and individuals are hereby invited to send applications and proposals for possible financial support and partnership with the Department.

Applications will be accepted in the following three programmes:

1 Cultural Events Programme

2 Touring Ventures Programme

3 Public Art Programme

Revised Guidelines and application forms can be downloaded below:

Hard copies can be collected from the Department of Arts and Culture office Sechaba Building, 202 Madiba Str, (Cnr Madiba and Paul Kruger Str, Pretoria) and at all Provincial Departments of Arts and Culture.

For more information please send email to the following officials during office hours:

 Touring Ventures Programme – Ms Cathrine Mokoena at LekgoletsiM@dac.gov.za

 Cultural Events Programme: Mr Dunisani Chabalala at Dunisanic@dac.gov.za

 Public Art Programme – Mr Moleleki Ledimo at MolelekiL@dac.gov.za

Only posted and hand delivered application forms will be accepted. No faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted.

There is no closing date for applications. Please pay attention to the guidelines. No urgent application will be accepted.

Arts and Culture hosts a Colloquium on Creative Arts with the Living Legends as part of Africa Month Celebrations

As part of Africa Month colloquium series, the Department of Arts and Culture will today,  21 May 2018, host a colloquium on the creative arts titled,  ‘Living Legends and the Art of Living,’ in honour of the Living Legends. The colloquium will take place at the Trevor Huddleston Centre, Sophiatown in Johannesburg. 

The Living Legends have borne witness to the darkest days of the struggles, they have experienced intense oppression from the apartheid state, and a life of fighting for freedom. They have lived to see the advent of a new non-racial and non-sexist, free and democratic South Africa. They impart to new generations, a renewed sense of belonging which extends beyond the embrace of their roots but also encompasses and reflects upon a sense of being African in the world. Minister Nathi Mthethwa will deliver a keynote address at the colloquium. 

A panel comprising of leading minds in the creative arts such as Don Mattera; Dorothy Masuku; Abigail Kubeka; Peter Magubane; and Stompie Manana will be participating in the discussions.  

2018 Africa Month during the month of May takes place under the theme, “The Year of Nelson Mandela: Building a Better Africa and a Better World,” to celebrate the legacy of Nelson Mandela and to promote African Unity.  

Members of the media are invited as follows:

Date               : 21 May 2018

Time               : 12:00

Venue            : Trevor Huddleston CR Memorial Centre, 71 Toby street, Sophiatown in Johannesburg.

RSVP: Madimetja Moleba, 066 301 4675, Madimetjam@dac.gov.za

Enquiries: Zimasa Velaphi on 072 172 8925 / Zimasav@dac.gov.za 

Issued by the Department of Arts and Culture

Arts and Culture hosts Wellness Sport Day to celebrate Africa Month

The Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) will host the Wellness Sport Day on Friday, 18 May 2018 at the TUT Campus Grounds in Pretoria. This initiative is an annual event on the department’s calendar and it is in line with its broader wellness program to promote healthy lifestyle through collaborative efforts comprising of social and sporting activities.  

This year, the Department has partnered with Mamelodi Sundowns, Orlando Pirates, Old Mutual, Discovery and TUT to highlight the impact that arts, culture and sports can have in nation building and social cohesion by embracing all genders. Due to its positive impact into the physical wellbeing of the society, the wellness event has grown in leaps and bounds; hence it has now attracted some of the major corporate stakeholders.    

Moreover, the wellness programme has been supported by President Cyril Ramaphosa. Through his participation in various community fun walks, the President has continuously urged the citizens to actively take part in the activities that promote healthy lifestyle.  

Significantly, the event also forms part of Africa Month Celebration held under the theme “A Year of Nelson Mandela: Building A Better Africa And A Better World”. Africa Month concept seek to encourage the people of South Africa and the rest of the continent to celebrate their Africanness and more importantly it has encouraged them to recommit to the efforts of building communities grounded on positive shared African values and principles. 

One of the major activities of the day will include a soccer match between Mamelodi Sundowns veterans and Orlando Pirates veterans. Some of the activities will also entail: Fun Walk, Fun Run, Aerobics, Indigenous Games as well as Free Massage.  

Members of the media are invited as follows: 

Venue: TUT Main Campus Stadium, Pretoria West

Date: 18 May2018

Time: 08h00 

RSVP: Madimetja Moleba at 066 301 4675 or email: madimetjam@dac.gov.za 

Enquiries: Zimasa Velaphi on 0721728925  

Issued by the Department of Arts and Culture

 

Minister Nathi Mthethwa to host a community Imbizo in Mtubatuba, KwaZulu Natal

Minister Mr Nathi Mthethwa will on Friday, 18 May 2018 conduct an Imbizo at Velobala Community Hall, Dukuduku in Mtubatuba Local Municipality, KwaZulu Natal as part of the department’s ongoing efforts to strengthen the implementation of its arts, culture and heritage programmes.
The Imbizo will provide a platform for the community especially the youth to engage with the department on opportunities available in the creative sector.
Furthermore, the Imbizo will also serve as platform for the Minister to provide the community an opportunity to share and discuss their concerns, while also offering solutions on how they would like to work with government in order to improve service delivery.

Members of the media are invited as follows:

Date : Friday, 18 May 2018
Time : 10h00
Venue : Velobala Community Hall, Dukuduku at Mtubatuba Local Municipality in KwaZulu Natal

Media RSVPS: James Mathibeng at 066 301 4670 / Jamesma@dac.gov.za or Madimetja Moleba at 066 301 4675 / madimetjam@dac.gov.za
For more information please contact Zimasa Velaphi at 072 172 8925

ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF ARTS AN CULTURE

Arts and culture supports the 4th Live Event Technical & Production Conference 2018

South African Roadies Association (SARA) through the support of the Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) will host Africa’s 4thLive Event Technical & Production Conference (LETPC 2018) from the 17 to 19 May 2018, at the Sunnyside Park Hotel in Park town, Johannesburg.

The aim of the conference is to discuss training and skill development for professionals and practitioners within the events, technical, production and education sectors sustainable job creation and economic growth.

Since the inception of Live Event Technical & Production Conference in 2015, a number of specific purposes have emerged:  the need to discuss the enhancement of technical and production vocational training and education with a view to formulating a sector plan for the future; to agree on the implementation of critical issues of Guidelines, Standards, Transformation and Health and Safety; as well as the need for the promotion and development of sustainable and competitive entrepreneurs and small businesses within the technical and production sector.

The LETPC 2018 will bring together, local and international practitioners and experts from the United Kingdom, Netherlands, Germany, Kenya, Ghana within the creative industries to once again share and exchange ideas on how the sector can be improved. Topics such as health and safety, production, event management, technical advances will also be discussed by the speakers and audience alike.                                                                                                                          

For enquiries please contact : Mmaphefo of LETPC at 083 957 2663 or visit  www.letpc.co.za 

ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF ARTS AND CULTURE

TENDER: Appointment of a service provider to provide a compulsory Employee Wellness Programme services to DAC for a period of 3 years

Ref No: DAC 05/18-19

Bid  documents must be submitted to the following address:  The Director-General, Department of Arts and Culture, Private Bag X897, Pretoria, 0001.  Attention Director Supply Chain Management

OR

Department of Arts and Culture, 202 Sechaba House, CNR Madiba and Paul Kruger &  Streets, Pretoria, 0001 (Opposite the High Court)

Compulsory briefing session: 17 May 2018 at 11:00

Closing date: 01 June 2018 at 11:00

Download:  Employee Wellness Programme

TENDER: Request for proposals for the appointment of a Travel Management Company to provide travel management services to DAC for a period of 36 months

Ref No: DAC 04/18-19

Bid  documents must be submitted to the following address:  The Director-General, Department of Arts and Culture, Private Bag X897, Pretoria, 0001.  Attention Director Supply Chain Management

OR

Department of Arts and Culture, 202 Sechaba House, CNR Madiba and Paul Kruger &  Streets, Pretoria, 0001 (Opposite the High Court)

Compulsory briefing session: 18 May 2018 at 11:00

Closing date: 31 May  2018 at 11:00

Click on the link for more information:

Travel Tender

The Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture’s report back on the refurbishment of graves of former liberation fighters and community engagement

The Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, Ms Makhotso Maggie Sotyu invites members of the media to the report back session on the refurbishment of graves of former liberation fighters and community engagement at Zwelethemba in Worcester in the Western Cape.

This will be a community engagement programme that will be progressively responding to the Zwelethemba Community’s request for the refurbishment of the graves of freedom fighters who, were killed at the height of apartheid during the 1980’s.

Not only is the Department of Arts and Culture availing a budget for the restoration of these graves, the Department will also commit to a long-term plan of building a multi-purpose resource and art centre for the community of Zwelethemba.

The media is invited as follows:

Date:            09 May 2018

Venue:         Zwelethemba Civic Hall, Mthwazi Road (Worcester)

Time:           09h00

RSVP: Mthuthuzeli Nqumba at 0744787681 /mthuthuzeliN@dac.gov.za.

For more information contact Media Liaison, Nkhumeleni Thovhakale at 0828950482/ email: nkhumelenit@dac.gov.za

Issued by the Department of Arts and Culture