The Mmabana Arts, Culture & Sports Foundation is established by Act no. 7 of 2000 as a public entity under the Department of Culture, Arts and Traditional Affairs in North West Province.
The Foundation operates as a nonprofit organization responsible for the promotion and development of arts, culture and indoor artistic sport activities in the North West Province.
To provide arts, sports and culture products and service to the North West Province by identifying, unearthing, creating & nurturing the artistic, cultural and sporting talent.
To be recognized as a leading institution in the development of arts, sports, and culture.
Sustained quality and relevance
Mutual beneficial relations
Human capital management
Leveraging institutional capability for service delivery
The aim of this programme is to capacitate in and out of school youth with drawing and painting skills that will enable them to express their feelings and concerns creatively. It also assists learners to be observant, focused, disciplined, reserve and be able to collaborate. The programme also contributes to improved learning and social skills.
Drawing and Painting
This programme aims to impart technical skills, using hands, various materials, tools and equipment that will enable youth and adults to create innovative products that can be mass-produced. It contributes towards job creation as successful learners can be self-employed post the training programme.
Silk Screen Printing
Classes are offered in classical ballet, contemporary dance, and traditional dance. Students are also taught dance history, technique, nutrition and vocabulary
The department teaches Ballroom and Latin American dances. Registered students compete at Provincial and National Competitions. Professionals in the Department have represented South Africa at International Competitions.
Music department is responsible for teaching various music instruments and vocal training. Students are registered for external examinations with Trinity College of London.
The Foundation Drama Classes teaches students movement, public speaking, presentation, and analysis. Professional Drama Tutors and Students regularly present public performances. Students also present Industrial performances whenever requested by Government Departments and Corporates.
The Foundation is a member of the South African Gymnastics Federation (SAGF) and thus follows the programmes of the Federation in line with the Olympics games programme. Our coaches attend regular skills development training to be on par with international coaches and judges.
Classes are divided into three categories of beginner, intermediate and advanced, where students work with qualified coaches on the tumble track, trampoline and foam pit learn the basics of tumbling such as forward and backward rolls, progress to more advanced skills such as front handsprings back handsprings and no-handed flipping skills.
Classes to students from the age of seven up to adults. The unit is an affiliate of the South African Japanese Karate Association (SA JKA), and Karate South Africa (KSA).