Resistance and Liberation Heritage National Summit

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21 Nov 2017

The Department of Arts and Culture in conjunction with its entity, the National Heritage Council of South Africa (NHC), will be hosting a National Summit on Resistance and Liberation Heritage as follows:

Day 1: 27 November 2017, 09h00 – The Arts and Culture Minister together will officially open the Summit

Day 2 & Day 3: Closed to the Public and Media

Day 4- 30 November: Ministerial roundtable of SADC Ministers who will take resolutions on the Summit will be open to Media from 09h00 to 11h00.

Venue: Saint George Hotel in Pretoria.

(the accreditation form to be completed and sent to the RSVP team can be downloaded from

The Summit is aimed at reinvigorating the implementation of the Roads to Independence: Africa Liberation Heritage Programme (ALHP). It also aims to adopt a coordinated collaborative approach of preserving the slowly fading Resistance and Liberation Heritage of South Africa with its many SADC cross boundary traces.

For media enquiries, contact Zimasa Velaphi at 072 172 8925 /; or Danny Goulkan at 072 952 2260 /

RSVP related and interview requests enquiries: Linda (082 657 7064) or Madimetja (072 842 6594) 

Issued by the Department of Arts and Culture and the National Heritage Council of South Africa