Prof. Fabio Todeschini

        Drakenstein Heritage Foundation (DHF) 9 June at 21:16 ·  24/5 /2018  It is with great sadness that I announce the tragic passing of our dear colleague Prof. Fabio Todeschini (Stellenbosch Municipal Heritage Inventory Project).  The loss is profound, & I am sure we will continue to experience…

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SA Lags in Digital Archives Access / Digitising Photos with Camera / ANC Archives Digitisation Update / Metadata for Africa

A report by The Economist Intelligence Unit commissioned by Google has unearthed some surprising results when it comes to digitisation and access to digital archives. South Africa is found to be trailing the only other African country in the assessment, Kenya. For professional photographers with filing cabinets ful of old…

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COMMENTS BY THE HERITAGE ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH AFRICA ON THE DRAFT DOCUMENT FOR A WESTERN CAPE HERITAGE ACT

From HASA The heritage association of South Africa have  received comments(which is attached) on the  draft document for a Western Cape Heritage Act.   Our members are of the opinion that it is dangerous to amend, or omit, provisions of a workable agreement, without excellent reason.  We therefore  question the removal of definitions and  ask why…

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PAARL OU TUIN HERITAGE FESTIVAL

Ou Tuin Heritage Celebration 20180506                              The PAARL OU TUIN HERITAGE FESTIVAL COMMITTEE will be hosting a week-long Heritage Festival from Monday 17 September to Monday 24 September 2018. The Festival will form part of the celebration and commemoration of South Africa’s rich history, of which Paarl forms an integral part.…

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RAMADAAN KAREEM TO ALL MUSLIMS

MEETING WITH DRAKENSTEIN HERITAGE   Assalamaamu ‘Alaikum/Good Morning   Just a brief on my meeting attended yesterday with mr Clive Theunissen: Head Heritage Resource Specialist – Drakenstein Municipality.   Mr Theunissen responded with utmost excitement on plans on the Ou Tuin Heritage Festival. He gave the undertaking to discuss the…

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Stellenbosch Municipality Heritage Inventory

    HOME STELLENBOSCH RESOURCES CAPE WINELANDS HERITAGE SURVEY FORUM MAPS ABOUT US   Stellenbosch Municipality Heritage Inventory The project ‘Heritage Inventory of, and Management Plan for, the Tangible Heritage Resources in the Stellenbosch Municipality’ has reached another milestone, which embodies the revised and amplified Draft Inventory of Heritage Resources…

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