human rightsThe Gauteng Film Commission (GFC) will celebrate the 2017 Human Rights Day under the leadership of the Gauteng Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation.

Human Right’s Day is commemorated annually on 21 March to remind South Africans about the sacrifices that accompanied the struggle for the attainment of democracy in South Africa.

This year’s celebrations take place under the theme: “The Year of O.R Tambo: Unity in Action in Advancing Human Rights.

Gauteng embraces the ideals of O.R Tambo

  • In line with moving the Gauteng City Region forward, the province is committed to ensuring that all basic human rights are realised and protected.
  • Inspired by the values of O.R Tambo, the Gauteng City Region is committed to ensuring the unity of its people.
  • Gauteng prides itself in providing quality services.
  • The province has appointed a group of eminent people to build a Human Rights friendly society, free from racism and xenophobia.

MEC for Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation Ms Faith Mazibuko invites you to join her in commemoration of Human Rights Day to be held as follows:
Date: 21st March 2017
Time: 09h00
Venue: George Thabe Stadium | Sharpeville