Coloured Affairs Theatre Festival

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Founded in 1975 by the Department of Coloured Affairs, it was an annual and national festival of plays. (Also known as Kleurlingsake Toneelfees in Afrikaans) Later officially known as the Theatre Festival of the Department of Education and Culture (Afrikaans: Toneelfees van die Departement Onderwys en Kultuur), after the department responsible for such matters among the "coloured" community under the tricameral parliament of 198*. The same department also periodically sponsored courses and workshops in theatre as part of its mandate. [Smith, 1990]

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