Arts and Culture to Conduct Africa Month Public Participation Event in Tembisa

The Department of Arts and Culture invites members of the media to the Africa Month public participation event on Saturday, 13 May 2017 at Imbizo Shisanyama in Tembisa. The month of May marks Africa Month to celebrate the foundation of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) in 1963, now known as the African Union (AU).

The 2017 Africa Month is celebrated under the theme, The Year of OR Tambo: Building a Better Africa and a Better Worldrdquo; to commemorate the legacy of OR Tambo and to promote unity and integration.

During this month, Africa is called to reflect on its collective achievements as a continent and its citizens to share cultural expressions. South Africa is committed to the promotion of unity and solidarity of African states and its efforts to achieve a better life for its people.

Media is invited to the event as follows:

Date: Saturday, 13 May 2017

Venue: Imbizo Shisanyama - Corner of Main and 29 September Roads, Ext 1 Ebony Park, Tembisa, GPS coordinates to Imbizo Shisanyama: -26.003888, 28.179025

Time: 14h00

RSVP: Madimetja Moleba, Madimetjam@dac.gov.za: 012 441 3737/ 072 842 6594

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of Government Communication and Information.