GOLDEN SHIELD HERITAGE AWARDS 2017

Golden Shield Heritage Awards We recognise the contribution of individuals, groups, or organisations/academic institutions that protect, preserve and promote the country’s heritage. The award recipients and the projects reflect best practice in promotion, preservation, conservation and/or interpretation of our heritage. Nominations are welcomed from all disciplines that have a direct…

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A powerful message from a Bo-Kaap activist.

“Bo-Kaap is heritage enough for them to send tourists here to look at pretty colorful houses but not heritage enough for them to take the locals into consideration when making changes which affect us all  Shakirah Sky Dramat with Reclaim The City and 10 others at Bo-Kaap. 29 June 2016 · Cape Town ·    City of Cape Town has…

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The !Xam Khomani Heartland

   The Secretariat of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the World Heritage Centre do not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information or documentation provided by the States Parties to the World Heritage Convention to the Secretariat…

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Department of Environmental Affairs on the announcement that UNESCO has inscribed the ‡Khomani Cultural Landscape on the world heritage list.

8 July at 13:46 · MEDIA STATEMENT THE ‡KHOMANI CULTURAL LANDSCAPE INSCRIPTED AS A WORLD HERITAGE SITE 08 JULY At its 41st session taking place in Krakow, Poland from 02-12 July 2017, the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) World Heritage Committee has inscribed on its prestigious world…

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