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RECENT EVENTS
BASOTHO NEW YEAR CELEBRATED 2018
BASOTHO NEW YEAR CELEBRATED 2018



UPCOMING EVENTS

2018 MANGAUNG AFRICAN CULTURAL FESTIVAL

“Kaofela re moo”

Building on the legacy and milestone of the 20th anniversary of the Mangaung African Cultural Festival (MACUFE) which was celebrated in 2017, the 21st edition of MACUFE will cement the fact that indeed MACUFE is one of the most popular cultural festival on the African continent and beyond. Read more...

PROVINCIAL HERITAGE DAY CELEBRATIONS POSTPONED

The Free State Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation (DSACR) hereby wishes to communicate to its stakeholders and the public in general that the Provincial Heritage Day Celebration event which was planned to take place on 23 September 2018 at the Meqheleng Stadium in Ficksburg has been postponed until further notice. Read more...

INTER-GOVERNMENTAL CHORAL COMPETITIONS

As part of instilling patriotism into public servants, the Free State Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation (DSACR) will host the Inter-Governmental Choral Competition which will see various choral ensembles from different government departments contesting for prizes. These choral ensembles will perform prescribed songs in various categories. Read more...

SESOTHO LITERARY MUSEUM TO HOST SYMPOSIUM

The Free State Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation, through its Sesotho Literature Museum (SLM) will host the 5th Annual Literary Symposium under the theme: “The state of Sesotho Literature”. This programme is in tandem with approaches to achieve the outcomes of our indicators as enshrined in our Annual Performance Plan (APP). Read more...

2018 PROVINCIAL LANGUAGE ENRICHMENT COMPETITIONS

Language is the basis of all thinking and learning. As a society, we therefore have to ensure that learners are motivated about it, thus creating opportunities for all children to succeed in life. In this regard, the Free State Department of Education (FSDOE) and the Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation (DSACR) will host the 2018 Provincial Competitions on Language Development and Enrichment at the Black Mountain Hotel from 3 to 7 September 2018. Read more...

OTHER MEDIA RELEASES

10 - 17 Sep Newsletter

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MEC LEETO CONGRATULATES FS PERSONALITIES NOMINATED AT THE 2018 MZANSI VIEWERS’CHOICE AWARDS

It is with utmost pride and joy that the Free State MEC for Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation Me Mathabo Leeto extends her congratulations to four Free State personalities who have been nominated at the 2018 Mzansi Viewers’ Choice Awards. These prestigious awards are aimed at celebrating and honoring local talent across the spectrum in acting, music, sport, radio and others. Read more...

MEC LEETO CONGRATULATES LEREKO SECONDARY SCHOOL ON BASKETBALL TITLE

The Free State MEC for Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation Mrs. Mathabo Leeto would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Lereko Secondary School from Bloemfontein for being crowned the champions at the 27th annual Val Fowler Basketball tournament hosted in Pietermaritzburg on 3 - 5 August 2018. Read more...

13 - 19 Aug Newsletter

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31 Jul - 06 Aug Newsletter

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BASOTHO NEW YEAR CELEBRATED 2018

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MEC Speech Basotho New Year Celebration 2018

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MEC LEETO CONDEMNS RAPE ALLEGATIONS AGAINST FS ATHLETICS COACH

The MEC for Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation, Me Mathabo Leeto, would like to condemn in the strongest possible terms the alleged rape incident allegedly perpetrated by Athletics Coach, Mr. Steven Swartz, who is also the Deputy President of Athletics Free State. Read more...

CHARGES AGAINST MEC LEETO WITHDRAWN

The Free State Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation (DSACR) has learnt that the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has decided to withdraw charges that were made against MEC Mathabo Leeto. This decision comes following the trial which took place at the Free State High Court on 30 July 2018. Read more...

July 2018 Newsletter

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PA TO MEC MATHABO LEETO WINS MISS PLUS WORLD AMBASSADOR

The Free State Department for Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation (DSACR) would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Ms. Dipolelo Hou who represented South Africa at the 2018 Miss Plus World which was held in Atlanta, United States of America on 25 July 2018. Ms. Hou made history for being the first South African representative in the Miss Plus World pageant and for being crowned the Miss Plus World 2018/19 Ambassador, Miss Photogenic and the Best Pant Wear on the runway. She currently works for DSACR as the PA to the MEC. Read more...

ERRATUM: MEC LEETO CONGRATULATES BOTSHABELO SUNRISE FOR SATMA NOMINATION

The Free State Department Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation wishes to correct a previous media release issued on 12 July 2018 wherein the department congratulated the Botshabelo-based Isicathamiya group, Botshabelo Sunrise for their nomination at this year’s South African Traditional Music Awards (SATMA). Read more...

16-22 July 2018 Newsletter

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SEMITO LIPHOKO NOMINATED FOR SAAFMA

Adding to the growing number of Free State artists who continue to be recognized on national platforms for their musical prowess, Semito Liphoko has earned a nomination at the forthcoming South African Afro Music Awards (SAAFMA) in the Best Afro Public Favorite Song category. The award ceremony which will take place on 04 August in Johannesburg will see Semito competing with music sensations such as Samthing Soweto, Mondli, Nameless Band and El Musician in the same category. Read more...

09-15 July 2018 Newsletter

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SACR MEC Budget Vote Speech 2018

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The MEC,
Mrs N.S. Leeto
The HOD,
Mr R.S. Malope
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