A rooted approach for supporting culture, the arts and tradition of our people
Placing Culture, Arts and tradition in the hearts and minds of our communities for their
development and enrichment.
The core functions of the Department are:
To ensure that Recreation activities are accessible to all communities and to promote talent in the
To provide opportunity to access information and knowledge through Libraries and Museums and
to manage and preserve our historical records to all communities;
To promote and create conditions for the development of a multicultural society and to ensure that
previously-marginalized communities are given opportunities;
To promote Mass Participation through Recreation events
To ensure the existence of proper infrastructure and programmes for the development of talent
and skills in Arts; Culture and Traditional activities;
To establish and maintain relevant regional, national and international linkages; and
To promote social cohesion, moral regeneration and nation building.
The Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (EPRE) sets out the detailed spending plans of each government department for the coming year.
National Treasury, departments and commitees are busy with different things depending on the time of year: