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The Nexus Between Arts, Culture, Heritage, Tourism And Sports – Policy Implications

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The Nexus Between Arts, Culture, Heritage, Tourism And Sports – Policy Implications This paper draws on relevant literature and documents to examine the nexus between the arts, culture, heritage, tourism and sports; with special focus on policy implications. This is timely given the recent mergers of the National Department of Sports and Recreation (DSR) with the Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) into the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture (DSAC) which is indicative of the growing recognition of the relationships as well as potential to enhance socio-economic opportunities associated with the arenas of arts and culture (which includes heritage) and sports, as well as the tourism sector. A desktop study was primarily used to examine policy documents, research reports and academic sources.
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