Minister Pallo Jordan Launches Heritage Month Programme of Activities

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05 Sep 2008

Dr. Z. Pallo Jordan, Minister of Arts and Culture invites media to the launch of Heritage Month programme of activities on Saturday, 8 September 2007 at Kwa-Langa Indoor Sports Center, Cape Town.

The month of September marks an important date in the Government Programme of Action wherein the Department Of Arts & Culture embarks on activities to highlight and celebrate South African heritage.

“Heritage is important in that it not only help us trace our past and history but offers us opportunities to know our identity and contribute towards nurturing a spirit of national unity,” said Minister Jordan.

The event itself will be marked by musical performances featuring renowned saxophonist McCoy Mrubata and an array of performance poets, including the world famous National Poet Laureate Professor Keorapetse Kgositsile, Sandile Dikeni, Diana Ferrus, Masoja Msiza, Jessica Mbangeni, Zolani Mkiva and Lebogang Mashile, among others.

Date: 8 September 2007

Venue: KwaLanga Indoor Sports Centre, Cape Town

Time: 17h30 for 18h00

RSVP: Premi Appalraju, Media Liaison Officer at 082 903 6778

Media enquiries: Mack Lewele on 082 450 50 76