Media and Press Releases


Province recognises creative excellence

GROCOTTS MAIL - The Department of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture (DSARC) MEC Fezeka Bayeni congratulated artists for their creative excellency at the 6th Eastern Cape Provincial Arts and Culture Awards on Friday, 21 February 2020. The prestigious awards that were in East London International Convection Centre were held in recognition and celebration...


WSU Marvels Locals at Annual Fashion Extravaganza

Walter Sisulu University’s (WSU) fashion department once again marveled East London’s fashionistas at their annual flaunt held at Hemmingways Mall on Saturday evening, 7 December.


Artists honoured at Dsrac awards

GO & EXPRESS - Eastern Cape locals in the arts and culture world were honoured at the 6th annual Provincial Arts and Culture Awards held at the East London International Convention Centre last Friday. Hosted by the Department of sport, recreation and and culture (Dsrac), the awards celebrate and recognise individuals, groups, organisations or institutions who have played a role in promoting excellence in arts and culture.

The Buyel’Ekhaya Fashion Development Progamme Announces 2017 Finalists

BUYEL'EKHAYA - On Monday, 23 October 2017, acclaimed designer DAVID TLALE facilitated the second BUYEL’EKHAYA FASHION DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP attended by over 70 aspiring young fashion designers and students at the Miriam Makeba Centre of Performing Arts in East London.

A chance in a lifetime for Komani fashion designer

THE REP - A KOMANI fashion designer, Melinda Nkayi of Ezibeleni, is among a group of Eastern Cape designers who will be benefitting from a life-changing opportunity – a mentoring session with renowned designer Thula Sindi.

Pavia e Ansaldo for sustainable fashion with the Consulate General of South Africa in Milan and Confindustria Assafrica e Mediterraneo

MILAN - 3 July 2019 “SOUTH AFRICA AND ITALY: emerging designers and affirmed fashion brands promoting the principles of Ethical Fashion” was the topic of the conference organized by Law Firm Pavia e Ansaldo, in cooperation with the Consulate General of South Africa in Milan and Confindustria Assafrica & Mediterraneo.