Local artists invited to CCIFSA district general meeting

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Mangaung Metro Municipality, on behalf of the National Department of Arts and Culture, invites all artists in the creative industry to register to attend the Mangaung Metro district general meeting to be hosted by the Creative & Cultural Industries Federation of South Africa (CCIFSA).

The purpose of this general meeting is to discuss the Memorandum of Incorporation (MOI) and elect delegates for the provincial summits. All artists who wish to participate must complete an attendance form and submit it to the Department of Arts and Culture by no later than 25 February 2019. Forms can be collected at Musicon.

It is compulsory for the attendance forms to be submitted, failure of which, will exclude artists from participating in the district general meeting.

The Mangaung District General meeting will take place as follows:
Date:   Wednesday, 27 February 2019
Time:   11H00
Venue:  Indaba Auditorium, Bram Fischer Building

The DSG will subsequently be followed by the provincial summit in the lead up to the national conference.

Officially launched in 2014 at the University of Free State, CCIFSA is the formal organisation of the arts and culture fraternity. It is an NPO formed with the intention to promote and develop the social and economic interest of the cultural and creative industries and to act as the controlling body of these sectors.

CCIFSA comprises of the following eight (8) sectors:
Performance and Celebration
Languages and Publishing
Visual Arts and Crafts
Arts Education
Technical and Design
Heritage and Indigenous Knowledge
Audio Visual and Films
Architecture and Museums