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Young duathlon athlete excited about new bicycle

Tshediso Lephaila, a 15-year-old athlete from Dr Böhmer Secondary School in Bloemfontein, has received a sponsorship of cycling equipment consisting of a bike, helmet,...

Kiddies Freedom Day workshops

The Oliewenhuis Arts Museum in Bloemfontein invites all kiddies for holiday workshops in celebration of Freedom Day 2021. The workshops will run from 29 to...

Closing date for Covid-19 second wave relief fund extended

The Free State Sport Confederation, on behalf of the Free State Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation, has extended the closing date of...

FS towns to be renamed

A few towns and areas in the Free State will soon be renamed. According to the Arts, Culture and Recreation MEC, Limakatso Mahasa, Brandfort and...

FS government flirts with idea of virtual Macufe

The Free State Provincial Government is looking into the possibility of a virtual version of the Mangaung African Cultural Festival (Macufe) to help local...

Premier intervenes in Pacofs fiasco

As the Performing Arts Centre of the Free State's (Pacofs) sit-in by artists nears the 10-day mark, Premier Sefora Ntombela said the Minister of...

FS author wins poetry award

Moshe Samuel Sekhobo, Free State author and poet, is the Avbob Poetry Competition award winner of 2019/2020. The Free State Department of Sport, Arts, Culture...

Basotho New Year celebrated

In August the Basotho normally celebrate the New Year. This is annually done in recognition of nature’s way of giving way to new life...

Artists, athletes to receive relief fund payments in July

The payment of the Covid-19 Relief Fund to selected qualifying artists and athletes will be effected during this month. The distribution of funds to...

Intergovernmental Choral Competition and launch of the Free State Mass Choir

As part of instilling patriotism into public servants, the Free State Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation (DSACR) will host the Intergovernmental Choral...

EFF seeks to remove colonial symbols in FS

The removal of statues erected under the Apartheid regime and other colonial artefacts will soon be heatedly debated in the Free State Legislature. This, as...

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...