‘Heritage is a continuum of past, present and future’
Creativity is the ability to put old things together in new ways. We should do the same with heritage
A new recipe book, ‘Blackouts and Boerewors’, is fire, if you’re inclined towards the complex
South African leaders mitigate against brain drain and other challenges with bold thinking, innovation and growth focus. We need to make sure we have a heritage worth celebrating with the leaders of tomorrow
Anita Hermanus offers free walking tours through the streets of Cape Town, the Bo-Kaap and Athlone relating detailed anecdotes of the heroes and history
It is both inward and outward-looking … showing we care for each other should carry more weight than wearing traditional clothing
With so much attention given to heritage this month, why are South Africans generally not very interested in debates concerning what should be commemorated
By not considering the heritage of the people advertising agencies communicate with, we create work and shape brands that are irrelevant, inappropriate, offensive and meaningless
Acknowledging the plurality of perspectives, opinions, priorities, emotions and interests of the different travelers on our transformation road is vital
Let us critically think about what it is that we are celebrating, especially while the younger generation is losing touch with their mother tongue.
We are able to achieve meaningful social change better, and faster, if we act together
Our economy may have doubled since 1994, but this growth has not trickled down to improve the livelihoods of the majority of South Africans
The memory of the influential former leader of the Pan-Africanist Congress has been shunted to the margins in the country’s sham democracy
Transforming the symbols of apartheid violence is not the endpoint of addressing our heritage
Understanding and being able to work with different people is a globally sought-after skill
Literacy in South Africa has to improve if people are to have a better quality of life
It has awoken in me a sense of pride and dignity I had no idea I had lost from all those many years of being erased in international public discourse
The meaning of traditional attire is being lost. But does it matter? Gogo Jessie Mabona thinks it does
We contain multitudes in our everydayness. Youlendree Appasamy tries to unpick the meaning — or lack of it — in ordinary interactions and feelings
"Let us unite against corruption and crime in our communities and in our country. These scourges should not divide us at all"
‘South Africa, God loved you and left you a precious heirloom: Heritage Day, a day off from work to be spent at home or elsewhere’
Many just go out there and braai but others spend the day obsessing about identity, what is cultural, whose culture and whether it’s appropriation.
As SA markets took the day off on heritage day the rand dipped past 14 to the dollar for the second time in four weeks and slipped to an all-time low.
Sophiatown Heritage and Cultural Centre has become a lighthouse for a cultural expansion into a future Sophiatown cultural and heritage precinct.
Many South Africans have come to associate Heritage Day with a good opportunity to have a braai, but it’s so much more than that.
Heritage Day celebrations rarely make reference to historical figures except for some of those in the anti-apartheid struggle, a reader writes.
New findings show that over 55% of South Africans feel united this Heritage Day, but some race groups are still sceptical about these efforts.
Haji Mohamed Dawjee does not see the problem with having something to do – like to braai – on a public holiday.
Renaming Heritage Day as National Braai Day reduces and cheapens the meaning behind the public holiday, says Rebone Tau.
As South Africans celebrate Heritage Day, the DA’s Mmusi Maimane has spoken about job creation while lashing out at "the politically connected".
As the debate rages on about the commercialisation of Heritage Day, in the absence of a better suggestion Faranaaz Parker sticks with the chops.
South African arts, culture and heritage are important aspects of the economy, says Arts and Culture Minister Paul Mashatile.