The South African Government through the Department of Arts and Culture and the South African High Commission in Kenya is hosting the South African Cultural Seasons in Kenya, at Kenya National Museum.
Heritage Principal Secretary Josephta Mukobe said, ”The ceremony will not just end here as we shall have legally signed documents and make sure that there are cultural exchanges between the two countries.’’
South Africa Deputy Director General of Arts and Culture – Ms. Kelebogile Sethibelo, ”We will be signing the cultural agreement very soon to cement this relationship hence digitise our archives so that people can get more information about our cultures.’’
The event will take place up to 2nd of March 2019. The aim being cementing and deepening the people to people relations between and amongst African countries and people in general especially Kenya in particular. It will promote regional integration and support efforts towards expanded trade of our cultural goods and services. Promotion of cultural diplomacy as part of Governments broader socio-economic agenda.
This Cultural season aims at the implementation of the African Union Charter for Africa’s cultural Renaissance and the African Union Agenda 2063, which both elaborate on the importance of Africa’s total emancipation and development and call for Africa to unite in cultural diversity and Africa Renaissance through creative and cultural industries.