Performing Arts Centre of the Free State (PACOFS)

Contact Details

Postal PO Box 1292, Bloemfontein, 9301
Physical 12 First Avenue, Westdene, Bloemfontein, 9301
Tel 051 447 7771


The mission of the Performing Arts Centre of the Free State (PACOFS) is to act as an instrument to encourage social cohesion and nation-building, through promotion, recognition and preservation of local and national heritage; and to stimulate economic interest, participation and appreciation of art across racial barriers, while soliciting international role-players.

The Centre's objectives are to: present aesthetically pleasing and commercially viable artistic programmes; provide additional assistance and resources to historically disadvantaged groups to promote greater access to the arts; maximise income to enable PACOFS to present, develop and promote arts for the benefit of all the people of central South Africa; develop audiences by promoting the appreciation, understanding and enjoyment of the performing arts; provide state-of-the-art facilities as part of quality service delivery; and show commitment towards excellence in quality service delivery in all aspects of the business.

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