Sport, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa says performing artists are allowed to produce their content in production playhouses for streaming, but only under strict lockdown regulations and a compliance officer must be appointed to ensure adherence to the regulations.
He was addressing the media in Pretoria on Saturday as the country moves to lockdown Level 3 on Monday.
He says that MECs countrywide have committed R50 million in total to the relief fund, which is now at over R200 million.
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In the Arts and Culture sector, an appeals process has been set up to deal with the artists and athletes who did not qualify for funding relief.
Mthethwa also added that a number of freelance artists have applied for the COVID-19 Relief Fund, saying many others are benefitting from the fund.
Mthethwa says all hygiene and social distancing protocols must be adhered to.
The infographic below shows regulations under lockdown Level 3