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Last update on December 12, 2018

There is a huge offering of cultural institutions and associations in South Africa. Check out our guide and get involved!

With recent attention drawn by the World Cup and with direct government initiatives, much is being done in South Africa to fund cultural organisations.  Below we’ve listed the country’s main cultural institutions and associations:

Afrikaanse Taal- en Kultuurvereniging (ATKV) – Afrikaans Language and Culture Association

www.atkv.org.za/

Arts and Culture Trust (ACT)

www.artsculturetrust.co.za

Business and Arts South Africa (BASA)

http://www.basa.co.za/

Cape Music industry Commission (Cape MIC)

http://www.capemic.co.za

Film and Publication Board (FPB)

www.fpb.gov.za

National Archives and Record Service (NARS)

www.national.archives.gov.za/

National Arts Council (NAC)

www.nac.org.za/

National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF)

http://nfvf.co.za/

National Heritage Council (NHC)

www.nhc.org.za

SA Film – News and resources for SA film makers

http://nfvf.co.za/

Sithengi – Cape Town

www.sithengi.co.za

South African Antique Dealers’ Association (The) (SAADA)

www.saada.co.za

South African Geographical Names System Council (SAGNC)

sagns.dac.gov.za/

South African Heritage Resource Agency (SAHRA)

www.sahra.org.za/

Theatre Managements of South Africa

www.tmsa.org.za/

Mmino

www.mmino.org.za/

Association of Independent Recording Companies of South Africa

http://www.airco.org.za

Heritage South Africa

http://www.heritage-sa.co.za

Print Industries Cluster Council (PICC)

www.picc.org.za/

Cultural villages

Gaabo Motho Cultural Village – Pretoria

www.hartbeespoortdam.com/gaabomotho/

Khaya Lendaba – Port Elizabeth

www.places.co.za/html/kaya_lendaba.html

Lesedi Cultural Village – Johannesburg

www.lesedi.com/

Shangana Cultural Village – Mpumalanga

www.shangana.co.za

Thlolego Ecovillage – Rustenburg

www.sustainable-futures.com/

Umgungundlovu – Umgungundlovu

www.visitzululand.co.za/zulu.html”

Mapoch Ndebele Village – Klipgat, North West

www.ndebelevillage.co.za/

 

 

Sources: CIA Factbook