Culture, Sport and Recreation

Mpumalanga Department Budget for 2017-18

Vision

A patriotic socially cohesive society

Mission

To promote social cohesion and nation building through culture, sport and information service to people of Mpumalanga

Core functions

To foster a new national identity, common citizenry and equal rights through conducting programmes such as multi-faith consultative forums, multilingualism awareness campaigns, workshops on national symbols to achieve improved knowledge and upheld values enshrined in RSA Constitutional values.

  • To promote a viable cultural industries and preserve the heritage through completion of pre-construction of Cultural Hubs, Heritage sites and maintenance of Cultural Villages and museums.

  • To promote and develop arts and culture through craft exhibitions and capacity building programme, cultural tourism, museum displays and standardization of Geographic Names and features.

  • To promote the Province and the Country as a diverse socially cohesive nation through the host of International events and tournaments.

  • To encourage active participation of community based structures through the support of arts culture, language, heritage structure museums structures that are in partnership with government to promote culture.

Library and Archive services

  • To increase access to information services through establishment and resourcing of new libraries facilities, monitor existing library facilities and repository record management.

  • To sustain access to information services through library and archival programmes such as provision of library materials (books etc.)

  • To increased and sustain job opportunities created through creative industry that account for EPWP jobs created and cooperatives

  • To foster constitutional values though by promoting human rights, reconciliation, cultural diversity and nation building through the host of national commemorative / celebrative days that contributes towards improved knowledge and upheld values enshrined in RSA Constitutional values.

Sport and Recreation

  • To develop Sport Infrastructure for excellence and sport development through the completion of pre-construction phase of High Altitude Training Center and Sport Combo Courts

  • Coordinate recreation events (indigenous games; golden games, big walk, recreation day, hub & club tournaments, cycling, fun runs, sport-specific events; sport for all projects, sport for social change and development, modified sport, sport and recreation outreach, mass mobilization and rural sport events etc.) and school sport district tournaments that promote healthy lifestyles

  • Provision of equipment and attire to schools, Hubs and clubs in an effort to enable participation in Sport and Recreation

  • To encourage active participation of community based structures through the support of sport institutions, sport academies and Sport Councils that are in partnership with government to promote Sport.

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