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King Kong the Musical 1959 -1961

King Kong: An African Jazz, was the first all-Black South African musical which opened in 2 February 1959... read more
The National Arts Festival
In 1974, an inaugural festival titled the 1820 Settlers National Monument  was opened as a memorial to the British ..read more
African Heritage Sites
Within 37 African countries, UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) has listed 135 ..read more
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Rock Art
Most researchers who study rock art tend to focus on technical aspects, such as the material and techniques used. Their ..read more
Defining culture, heritage and identity
What is heritage and identity? Questions of heritage and identity are not as straightforward as they might first appear ..read more
Artist Proof Studio
Artist Proof Studio (APS) offers a three-year printmaking-training program to diverse young people from across South ..read more
Dance For All (DFA)
Established in 1991, Dance For All (DFA) is a non-profit dance organisation, originally known as Ballet for All. DFA ..read more
Insurrections: The Storming
September 2015, District Six Homecoming Centre, Cape Town. Performance Curated by: Sumangala Damodaran, Tina Schouw ..read more
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KwaMsiza - A Ndebele village
KwaMsiza is a village of 49 families located some 50km north of Pretoria. Its residents are Ndzundza Ndebele, and ..read more
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Lineages of Freedom: a Celebration of Culture and Shared Ties
Lineages of Freedom is a festival organised by South African History Online and The Centre of the Humanities at ..read more
Definition of Natural and Cultural heritage sites
There are two types of World Heritage Sites. The first represents cultural and the second natural heritage. Cultural ..read more
South African Film
Feature Films are the long format, fictional (non-factual) films you see in cinemas. They are called long format ..read more
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South Africa’s World heritage sites
A World Heritage Site is declared by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco). For ..read more
Buy the Insurrection Ensemble's music
EXPERIENCE a unique sound! Buy a CD by the Insurrections Ensembles, a collection of poetry-music collaborations ..read more
Cape Performing Arts Board (CAPAB)
CAPAB was instituted to promote the performing arts in the Cape Province. Operational costs for CAPAB, the Performing ..read more
Kwaito
This genre of music started emerging in the 1990s. It is a mixture of a number of different rhythms from marabi of the ..read more

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