Tuesday, January 21, 2020

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The Department was formed under a Presidential Directive of 1980 with the responsibility to coordinate all cultural activities in the country. The department is involved in the promotion of cultural cooperation locally, regionally and internationally. The Department aims at promoting rich cultural values in the local and international fraternity. This approach would help to promote progressive cultural trends while discarding dysfunctional practices.
In its’ service delivery, the Department aspires to exploit the cultural diversity to help reduce ethnocentrism and tribal prejudices so that every culture will contribute vitally and uniquely for a better quality of life for all Kenyans. The Department therefore, will work towards restoration of a national pride through nationally instigated programmes.
The core functions of the Department include:
i. The promotion, revitalization and development of all aspects of culture. These include performing, visual arts, languages indigenous health, nutrition, environment, and oral traditions; and
ii. Education, information and research on all aspects of the tangible and intangible cultural heritage.

Arms of the Government

   The Executive
   The Judiciary
   The Parliamnet

Related Links

Sports Kenya
National Sports Academy
National Sports Fund
Kenya Cultural Centre
National Museums of Kenya
Kenya National Library Service


Ministry of Sports, Culture and Heritage, Kencom House,
P. O. Box 49849-00100 Kenya
E-mail: pssports@sportsheritage.go.ke,
            psheritage@sportsheritage.go.ke and

Telephone: Tel. +254 020 2251164