Ten most endangered cultural heritage sites in South Africa – Call for submissions (Date Extended)

Expiry: 07/31/2016 – 00:00 The Heritage Monitoring Project, The Heritage Portal and the Heritage Association of South Africa are embarking on an annual campaign to identify and raise awareness of cultural heritage sites that are at significant risk through natural or manmade forces. We believe that cultural conservation management cannot be …

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David Larsen | Africa Media Online

David Larsen was in New York toward the end of last year gaining accreditation in capturing cultural heritage at Metamorfoze and FADGI 4-Star standards. We have also just returned from Croatia from a gathering of the International Press and Telecommunications Council and the World’s largest gathering of picture libraries. I thought …

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Blue Plaque School Project

  The Simon van der Stel Foundation (Cape Town) recognised that schools have largely been overlooked and under-represented in the awarding of Blue Plaques. The Foundation, together with the Centre for Conservation Education in Newlands decided to make schools aware of the Project and to encourage those schools that feel …

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MEDIA RELEASE – 2016 HASA SYMPOSIUM

  HASA Symposium 2016 (2) Genadendal to host 2016 heritage symposium  The historic Genadendal Mission Station – one of several situated in the southern Cape – has been selected as this year’s venue for the annual symposium of the Heritage Association of South Africa (HASA). The theme of the symposium …

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This is from the Heritage Activation Coalition:

“Proposed demolition of 106, 108 Kloof Street, (next to Cafe Paradiso). The owner Concertino Investments Pty Ltd, director of which is Stuart Mackay-Davidson, first applied for total demolition of these two victorian houses in April, through their heritage consultant Bridget O’Donahue. This has been declined by HWC on 5 May. …

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