Te Puia – Maori arts and crafts
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Te Puia – Maori arts and crafts

New Zealand’s Maori people traditionally retain their links to their tupuna (ancestors) through storytelling – an art form expressed through carving and weaving, as well as spoken word. Stories passed down through generations explain cultural traditions and tribal history. Te Puia – the Māori Arts & Crafts Institute in Rotorua – was created in 1963 by the New Zealand Government to maintain and preserve Māori art...

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Interim committee for arts federation

Arts and Culture Minister Paul Mashatile has announced the Interim Committee for the South African Creative Industries Federation. The committee is… GlobalBuzz-SA – ArtnSpire

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Arts and Culture Job Creation

Cape Town – The Department of Arts and Culture is aiming to create tens of thousands of jobs through its rolling out of 28 heritage projects and with the launch of various new programmes under a new arts strategy, the Minister of Arts and Culture Paul Mashatile revealed in his Budget Vote speech on Thursday. […] Arts and Culture Job Creation is a post from: GlobalBuzz SA GlobalBuzz SA» Arts &...

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Witness Hilton Arts Festival

One of the country’s most established and respected arts festivals: the annual Witness Hilton Arts Festival, which is now in its 19th year, will take place on the beautiful grounds of the Hilton College from 16 – 18 September 2011. The annual Witness Hilton Arts Festival is broadly considered to be KZN’s foremost arts and […] Witness Hilton Arts Festival is a post from: GlobalBuzz SA GlobalBuzz SA» Arts &...

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Arts, Culture to re-align its funding

Pretoria – The Department of Arts and Culture has embarked on a process of re-aligning its funding to the priorities identified at the Consultative Conference, says Arts and Culture Minister Paul Mashatile. The conference had agreed in April that the "creative sector in South Africa had the pote GlobalBuzz-SA –...

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