Arts & Culture

Insurrections: The Storming
September 2015, District Six Homecoming Centre, Cape Town. Performance Curated by: Sumangala Damodaran, Tina Schouw ..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
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
The Cape Minstrels: Origins and Evolution of Tweede Nuwe Jaar (Second New Year) in the Cape
Introduction In the years following 1994, South Africa has become well known for its culturally diverse population and ..read more
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Maritime history and heritage: shipwrecks
Why are shipwrecks important? Shipwrecks have always held a specific allure. The promise of hidden treasure, the ..read more
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South Africa and the Olympic Games
Background What is today referred to as the “Ancient Olympic Games”, was a sports festival celebrated in honour of the ..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 Art Centre
The African Art Centre is a non-profit organisation based in KwaZulu-Natal. Founded in 1959, it was under the ..read more
Africanist News and Views (1968-1973)
Africanist News and Views, published by the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) of Azania (South Africa), expressed the Pan- ..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
Photography and the Liberation Struggle in South Africa
Introduction We are not dealing with sets of statistics. We are talking about people of flesh and blood, who laugh and ..read more
Women in African Literature: Writing and Representation
Africa has produced a number of female authors who were, and still are, able to assert themselves as writers, both on a ..read more
Black Consciousness: Cultural Expression and Representation
Though first publicized as a respected medium for the liberation struggle in 1967, poetry and literary expression had ..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
Dutch Reformed Church (DRC)
When the Dutch settled in South Africa in the 16th and 17th centuries they transplanted their Dutch Reformed theology ..read more

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