ACT CEO forms part of Youth & African Indigenous Language Dialogue

By |2020-04-19T12:32:37+02:00Sep 20th, 2017|Heritage|

This weekend, The Youth & African Indigenous Languages Dialogue will be taking place at the Market Theatre as part of their Heritage Day Celebrations. As part of commemorating the Heritage Month; Pillar of Strength Media is calling the young people of Johannesburg to join the dialogue on the importance of knowing; preserving and speaking African Indigenous


Funding for heritage projects now open

By |2020-04-19T16:55:58+02:00Jan 13th, 2017|Heritage|

The public is called upon to submit applications for funding on heritage related projects. In this term, the National Heritage Council (NHC) is specifically interested in applications from provinces that have over the years benefited the least from the funding opportunity, which are Mpumalanga, North West, Limpopo, Free State and Northern Cape. The closing date


Call for expression of interest: Commissioning of life-size bronze figures

By |2020-04-25T15:51:29+02:00Dec 9th, 2015|Heritage|

The National Heritage Monument (NHM) is conceived as an extensive urban public development and prominent South African heritage initiative ultimately to be situated in Pretoria. The National Heritage Project Company (NHPC or ‘the Client’), custodian of the NHM, wishes to receive portfolios and an indication of availability from suitably capable artists and sculptors for the


Call for proposals: Human Language Technology Projects

By |2020-04-25T16:53:44+02:00Nov 11th, 2015|Heritage|

Proposals are hereby requested for projects in Human Language Technologies (HLT) for the official South African languages. Funding is available for projects over a period of two to three years. It is foreseen that two to three projects can be funded from this budget. As a general guideline, a project can receive between R1 million


Indigenous Arts Development project call for entries

By |2020-04-27T13:09:11+02:00Aug 21st, 2015|Heritage|

The National Eisteddfod Academy (NEA) is calling for entries for its inaugural Indigenous Arts Development Festival. With the support of the National Lotteries Commission (NLC), the NEA’s Indigenous Arts Development project seeks to keep tradition alive by encouraging and stimulating participation in indigenous dance, music, theatre and storytelling activities, as well as promoting indigenous languages


Nomination of Candidates to serve on the Council of Declared Cultural Institutions

By |2020-04-27T16:35:20+02:00May 15th, 2015|Heritage|

In terms of the Cultural Institutions Act, 1998 (Act 119 of 1998), members of the heritage fraternity and the general public are hereby invited to nominate persons to serve as members on the Councils of the following Declared Cultural Institutions: KwaZulu-Natal Museum; National Museum (Bloemfontein); and Freedom Park.


Call for concepts and proposals for Sculptural Artworks

By |2020-04-27T17:01:41+02:00Apr 29th, 2015|Heritage|

The City of Tshwane is calling for concepts and proposals for monumental sculptural artworks for the Women’s Living Heritage Monument. The National Women’s Living Heritage Monument (WLHM) is currently under construction in the Lillian Ngoyi Square (formerly Strijdom Square), corner of Lillian Ngoyi and Helen Joseph Streets, adjacent to the South African National State Theatre,


Soweto is an African Woman

By |2020-05-07T17:26:10+02:00Aug 4th, 2014|Heritage|

In celebration of women’s month, the Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) invited women in the arts to share with us their thoughts and ideas. ACT’s Chairperson, Melissa Goba, contributed ‘Soweto is an African Woman’. – For most of my life, the Soweto Power Station was a familiar site beckoning the close proximity to home. During