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Auditions to be held for FS Choir

Baritones, sopranos and altos alike can flex their vocal chords and try out for the Free State Provincial Mass Choir. Singers from across the...

Two FS athletes make mark in Switzerland

Two young Free State athletes made South Africa proud at the 2019 World Para Athletics Junior Championships took place in Switzerland. Obed Lekhele was...

Free State sports stars to be honoured

Free State sports stars who have been excelling will be honoured at this year’s Free State Sports Awards which will be held on 16...

Boxing tournament held in honour of Madiba

The Department of Sports, Arts, Culture and Recreation will be hosting a boxing event in honour of the late former president Nelson Mandela. Mandela was...

#Macufe ‘not going anywhere’

Despite the fierce criticism by the opposition parties against the controversial Macufe festival, the event will continue to be held annually. The Free State MEC...

Poetry and art talent search held

The past weekend saw many visual artists and poets show off their talent at the poetry talent search held at the Mmabana Cultural Centre...

FS learners compete in Choral Eisteddfod

About 1 200 learners from across the province will be taking part in the South African School Choral Eisteddfod (SASCE) Provincial Competition, which is...

Heritage site on FS farm falling apart

Bethany Mission Complex, a national monument in the southern Free State, is in a state of disrepair. This comes after reports of the original...

Dr Maphalla honoured for his literary work

Sesotho wordsmith, Dr Kgotso Pieter David Maphalla, was recently honoured by the South African Centre for Digital Language Resources (SADiLAR) in recognition of his...

Waaihoek to be included in Bloem heritage route

The Mangaung Metro Municipality, along with the Free State Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization...

Opposition raises questions over #Macufe

Questions regarding the annual Mangaung Arts and Culture Festival (Macufe) are mounting. This, as opposition parties in the Free State Legislature demands answers as to...

Young disabled athlete dies at sport department camp

A young athlete died after he drowned while taking part in a O.R. Tambo Games camp last week. The twenty-year-old disability football athlete was...

FS Heritage Day Celebrations postponed

The Free State Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation (DSACR) has announced that the provincial Heritage Day celebration event, which was planned to...

FS Heritage Day Celebrations to be held in Ficksburg

The Free State Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation will join millions of South Africans to celebrate the 24th edition of Heritage Day...

Well-known athletics coach suspended following rape allegations

A well-known athletics coach in Bloemfontein, Steven Swartz, has been placed on precautionary suspension from the multiple positions he holds within the Free State...

Celebration of the Basotho New Year

On the 4 August 2018, the Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation will be celebrating the Basotho New Year (Selemo sa Basotho), with...

Amateur Boxing Tournament to celebrate Mandela postponed

The Free State Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation has regrettably announced that the Nelson Mandela Amateur Boxing Tournament that was planned to...

Semito Liphoko nominated for SA Afro Music Awards (SAAFMA)

Botshabelo-born Afro pop sensation, Monyake Semito Liphoko, has earned a nomination at the forthcoming South African Afro Music Awards (SAAFMA) in the Best Afro...