Minister Mthethwa to launch the ONLINE DIGITIZED Rivonia Trial Recordings

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14 Nov 2017

The Department of Arts and Culture invites members of the media to the launch of the online digitized audiovisual recordings on the 17 November 2017 at the National Archives and Records Services of South Africa in Pretoria. Among the recordings that will be launched online is the Rivonia Trial. Andrew Mlangeni one of the Rivonia trialists will be in attendance to witness the online launch.

The aim is continue with the celebrations of the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage that took place on the 27 October and to build a global awareness of the various issues at stake in preserving the audiovisual heritage and make these recordings accessible to the present and future generations. This year’s celebration took place under theme, "Discover, remember and share ".

The event will take place as follows;

Venue: National Archives Building, 24 Hamilton Street, Arcadia

Date: 17 November 2017

Time: 10h00

RSVP: Mthuthuzeli Nqumba 0744787681 or

Enquiries: Zimasa Velaphi on 0721728925