Department of Sport, Arts, Culture & Recreation
In addition to the Relief Fund and 4IR resources made available to mitigate against widespread cancellation of festivals, music concerts, exhibitions, productions and other events in the wake of the COVID 19 Pandemic, the FSACC has now extended the scope to include social support to Free State artists and creative industry workers infected or affected by the COVID 19 pandemic.
Download the application form here: Social Support Application FSACC
DSACR BUDGET VOTE 2020
SPEECH OF THE MEC FOR SPORT, ARTS, CULTURE AND RECREATION, MS. LIMAKATSO PATRICIA MAHASA, ON THE TABLING OF THE BUDGET VOTE – 12 OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SPORT, ARTS, CULTURE AND RECREATION, 29 JULY 2020
The Free State Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation (DSACR) has noted social media reports about the current state of Charles Mopeli stadium in QwaQwa, Maluti-a-Phofung Local Municipality. While the Department understands and appreciates the concerns raised by members of the public about the state of the stadium, we simultaneously wish to allay the fears as in all earnest hence there is no cause for concern or panic. Read more...
The Free State Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation (DSACR) has learnt with shock about the untimely passing on of Mr Shihan Peter Abrahams who, at the time of his departure, served the Free State Karate Federation (FSKF) as its President. Read more...
The Free State Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation (DSACR) would like to take this opportunity to convey its congratulatory message to Ms Dipolelo Hou for winning the 2021 Miss Plus Intercontinental South Africa title. Accordingly, Ms Hou works for DSACR as the Deputy Director responsible for Special Programmes and has previously served as the Personal Assistant to the Member of the Executive (MEC) from 2015 until 2019. Read more...
The South African creative industry has suffered another loss and this time around the nation mourns the passing on of a veteran film actor, producer, writer and director – Dr Sam Phillips – whose works is internationally acclaimed having been nominated for an Oscar in 1990 for his lead role in a Senzeni Na? short-film. Dr Phillips was also recently awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Zululand during its 2020 graduation ceremony.
Statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on covid-19-epidemic
Annual Performance Plan