“Poetry in McGregor” comes under the umbrella of the MAC project a non-profit-organisation: The McGregor Arts Community Project (NPO #151-551 and PBO # 930051215). Please take a moment to read our aims and objectives and contact us if you would like to assist us in any way.
Aims and Objectives 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.