Arts and Culture

KwaZulu-Natal Department Budget for 2015-16


The vision of the department is: Prosperity and social cohesion through arts and culture.


The department’s mission is to Provide world class services in arts and culture for the people of KwaZulu-Natal by:

  • Developing and promoting arts and culture in the province and mainstreaming its role in socio-economic development.

  • Supporting interventions to develop arts and culture capacity in the province.

  • Implementing social cohesion and moral regeneration programmes that contribute to the transformation of society and nation building.

  • Developing and promoting previously marginalised languages and enhancing the linguistic diversity of the province.

  • Collecting, preserving and providing archival, museum, library and other forms of information resources

Core functions

The core functions of the department encompass the development and promotion of arts, culture, museum, archive and library services

Budgeted spending by sub-programme for each programme

Each chart shows the budgeted spending by each sub-programme of that programme.

Budgeted spending by Economic Classification for each programme

Each chart shows the budgeted spending by economic classification under that Programme.

Cultural Affairs
Library and Archive Services

Budgeted spending by programme for Economic Classification items

Each chart shows the budgeted spending of each Programme under that Economic Classification.

Current payments - Compensation of employees
Current payments - Goods and services
Payments for capital assets - Buildings and other fixed structures
Payments for capital assets - Machinery and equipment
Payments for financial assets -
Transfers and subsidies - Departmental agencies and accounts
Transfers and subsidies - Non-profit institutions
Transfers and subsidies - Provinces and municipalities
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