Newcastle Celebrates the Festival of uNomkhubulwane!

Posted on September 4, 2012 on http://www.archivalplatform.org/ by Thokozani Mhlambi “UNomkhubulwane is a gender issue”, these are the words of Mr Jabulani Mhlambi, the Head of Amajuba [Community] Education Centre, in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal. This was in the wake of the Annual Umkhosi kaNomkhubulwane (the festivity of Nomkhubulwane) which has become a regular feature in the events calendar of […]

Newcastle Arts Festival 2013

Newcastle Arts Festival 2013 7 November 2013 at 20:19 The second Newcastle Arts Festival  has taken place in the township of Madadeni, Newcastle, KwaZulu Natal on the 27th, 28th & 29th of October2013. The Newcastle Arts Festival kicked off with a jam packed energy as we were graced with an attendance and participation ofKZN Museum […]

Interview with Lindiwe Cebekhulu

NCN Visits NCA 6 August 2013 at 02:02 As we have come to be introduced, the Newcastle Creative Network is a team of artists who amongst other things travel and seek the art from all corners of the nation- given the proper resources of-course. Over the past weekend, I (Dumisani Radebe) visited a local group […]

Partnership: Okuhle Arts Organisation

NCN welcomes the Okuhle Arts Organisation onboard   9 February 2013 at 14:08 Embraces Wild Jam’s Garage Art Gallery Concept  Dumisani Radebe  As the year kicks off again, and our reach grows ever so profoundly, lets get back to formulating our exhilarating arts experiences throughout the community of Newcastle.  We as artists have to combine our […]

Maboneng/ Madadeni Township Arts Experience 2012

Maboneng Madadeni Township Arts Experience Report 2012 19 November 2012 at 16:16 by Dumisani Radebe Purpose of the Event: The purpose of the festival is to highlight the creative people in our community in Newcastle and thus create and maintain a productive creative economy that sustain the artist in Newcastle and Northern Natal. We are […]

Dumisani Radebe with Mohau Modisakeng

Mohau Modisakeng 19 November 2012 at 15:02 Newcastle Creative Network’s Dumisani Radebe speaks to Mohau Modisakeng 1986 sees Soweto give birth to yet another cosmic force. It is the colourful multi-lingual streets of Meadowlands where hails this crafty, vigilant and humble fellow. Mohau Modisakeng takes us through his first public art installation, the second art-piece […]