The McGregor Arts Community Project
Aims and Objectives/daily activities of the Association
- To foster an appreciation of visual, performing and literary arts in the Western Cape village of McGregor.
- To create a Project in which the arts are truly valued as a community asset.
- To use the arts as a means to bring about social integration and community upliftment.
- To foster the role of the arts as a contributor to the improvement of the quality of individual lives.
- To utilise the arts as an important vehicle for addressing relevant social issues within the community.
- To provide a platform that identifies, encourages and promotes artistic talent.
- To host regular Arts Festivals in McGregor which incorporate and bring together the entire community.
- To foster and support young talented artists and arts initiatives in the community.
- To support tourism and job opportunities linked to the Festivals.
- To encourage local residents to participate and develop their entrepreneurial skills.
Donations to dateR 26 984.18
Fundraising targetR 45 000.00
Funds raised offlineR 1 500.00
Riebeek College creative writing workshop
Kindly sent in the Creative writing workshop, facilitated by Olwethu Mxoli - S. Gerber, Fatama Mahouassa; Miacarla Tee; Megan Potgieter; Malakhiwe Hoffman; Amahle Ntabeni, Romesa Muhammad; L. MacGorma
A great project!
Write to make your world a better place. Always think about how to live your writing.
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the wound is the place where Light enters you - Rumi. Poetry is a reflection from out of that wound.
As a fellow "baainaar", I wish you to prosper in this mission. This is an important project in the community and so vital for our young writers. All the best!
Great work from Helenvale
Happy travels fledgelings!
Best wishes from Nicki
3 Mags Full
The 3 Mags Brothers (David, Maurice and Patrick Magner, with Ken on drums) did a gig in the Grape Devine / Pizza Pasta Courtyard in McGregor. R2030.00 was raised for The Helenvale Poets.
Riebeek College creative writing workshop donated R 223 to The McGregor Arts Community Project via Helenvale Poets at McGregor Poetry Festival 2018
24 May 2018 R 223
Mike Barwood donated R 103 to The McGregor Arts Community Project via Helenvale Poets at McGregor Poetry Festival 2018
14 May 2018 R 103
GW donated R 2 056 to The McGregor Arts Community Project via Helenvale Poets at McGregor Poetry Festival 2018
13 May 2018 R 2 056
Merryl Leverington donated R 103 to The McGregor Arts Community Project via Helenvale Poets at McGregor Poetry Festival 2018
30 Apr 2018 R 103