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Nomination Of Candidates To Serve As Members On The National Arts Council

In terms of the National Arts Council Act, 1997 (56 of 1997), members of the arts fraternity and the general public are hereby invited to nominate members for the Council of the National Arts Council (NAC).

Nominated candidates should possess special knowledge and experience in Arts. Nominees who possess other skills which are not directly related to Arts but could be beneficial to the Council, for example, managerial, finance, human resources and legal will be considered. Candidates must be willing to render community service.

Anyone wishing to nominate a person for possible appointment to the Council of the NAC should submit the following:

  • A letter containing full names and all contact details of the nominee. The letter must also provide reasons for the nomination and explaining suitability for appointment;
  • Recently updated curriculum vitae of the nominee, including three (3) contactable references; and
  • A statement / letter signed by the nominee, in which he or she agrees to the nomination.

No nomination will be considered unless all of the above are included. Correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted candidates.

Please note that this is not a full-time employment and the remuneration of Council members is in line with the remuneration scheme of the National Treasury guidelines for Public Entities.

Nominations are to reach the Director-General of the Department of Arts and Culture by 23 March 2015 via post: Private Bag X897, Pretoria, 0001, for attention: Mr Sibusiso Tsanyane or sent via email to

Contact person: Mr Sibusiso Tsanyane, Tel.: (012) 441-3492.


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