Tuesday, 24 September 2013

South Africa celebrates Heritage Day

South Africans are today celebrating Heritage Day, popularly known as National Braai Day  and a  number of celebrations and events have been lined up around the country.
The Department of Arts and Culture will host the official event at the Cradle of Humankind in Mogale City on the West Rand.

The department’s Nomazwe Ntlokwana said the event will showcase Gauteng’s cultural diversity. 

“We are expecting various cultural groups to showcase our cultural diversity as a province.”

Meanwhile, various NGOs are urging the public to open their hearts today to the less fortunate. 

The Skottel for Cape Town initiative is calling on Capetonians to bring their meat along to the Gusto Cafeteria in Gardens.

The initiative’s Jarrod Lewin said the organisation aims to build communities and shift perspectives. 

“One of the reasons we set up this project is to shift perspectives to the other side of the fence.”

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