heritage month

A Taste of Mzanzi’s Soul

We are well into Heritage Month, dubbed “Indigenous Heritage Month” for 2022, during which all South Africans rally to learn, appreciate and celebrate our...

Meet South Africa’s Queen of Boerewors

Limpopo butchery manager Queen Mathebula is the winner of the 2017 Shoprite Checkers Championship Boerewors competition, the annual heritage event dedicated to finding the...

Cookbook celebrates South Africa’s culinary heritage

South African chef Nompumelelo Mqwebu is taking local cuisine to the world with the release of her new cookbook, Through the Eyes of an...

September Jive to celebrate South African music heritage

31 August 2016 The September Jive art exhibition and music seminar series will celebrate Heritage Month with a tribute to the musical heritage of South Africa....

Indigenous Games Festival promotes unity in South Africa

Young and old alike got the opportunity to learn and play historical indigenous games for the national 10th annual Indigenous Games Festival, held this week. This festival promotes social cohesion and preserves heritage. Participants also have fun the old school way.

Call for South Africans to preserve our indigenous heritage and knowledge during Heritage Month

September not only marks the beginning of spring - the season of new beginnings - but also the commemoration of South Africa’s Heritage Month, when the nation celebrates and recognises the cultural and social wealth and diversity of South Africa.

South Africa launches project to stimulate arts

The Department of Arts and Culture has earmarked start-up funding of R5-million for the Living Legends Legacy Project. Through the initiative, established artists will transfer their skills and knowledge to younger artists, while allowing the careers of the legends to continue to grow.

Tell your story of growing up in South Africa

Understanding that telling stories brings people together to build understanding, the government has launched the Tell Your Story campaign to foster greater communication and empathy between South Africans.

Honouring music’s role in the making of South Africa

The struggle against apartheid in South Africa had a soundtrack, and a project running this September - Heritage Month - will pay tribute to the music and the musicians who played a part in the country's transformation to democracy 20 years ago.