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The National Arts Council of South Africa

The NAC was established in April, 1997 through an act of parliament (Act no.56 of 1997). The vision of the NAC is to promote, through the arts, the free expression of South Africa’s cultures.

OUR VISION is - a vibrant, sustainable arts community that enriches lives through the free and creative expression of South Africa’s cultures / through strengthening artistic and cultural creation.

OUR MISSION is to leverage energy, partnerships and resources to develop, support, promote and advance the arts.

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Announcement on applications to the Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme 30 November 2020

A note of gratitude

The National Arts Council wishes to thank the Arts, Culture and Heritage Sector for the overwhelming response to the call for applications to the Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme (PESP) geared towards employment creation and retention initiatives for artists, creatives, heritage and cultural workers.