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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...

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...

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 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...

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...

Amateur Boxing Tournament to celebrate Mandela

The Free State Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation has joined hands with the Free State Boxing Organisation, SANABO and the Free State...

#BfnCityHall: Second phase of renovation to start a year after torching

The restoration process of the torched Bloemfontein City Hall will get underway before the end of July. This is according to the Executive Mayor...

FS Arts Department not positioned to comment on #WinnieMandela House

The Free State Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation says it is not in a position to shed any light on the Winnie...

Provincial Primary Schools Athletics Championships to be held

The Free State Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation, together with the Department of Education, and in consultation with the Free State Schools...

FS choirs promise to bring back platinum awards

Manager of the Thabong Choristers, Mosa Rampone, has vowed to make sure that choirs from the Free State, who will be participating in the...