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As we commemorate the 41ST death anniversary of struggle-hero Steve Biko. Let us not forget what Steve Biko stood for. This is an opportunity to unpack the dichotomy of our divided identity and allegiances. One of the hallmarks of the Black Consciousness Movement led by Biko, was the development of black culture, black pride, black intellectualism and black literature.
Bridging Ages Conference is all about using our local heritage to strengthen social cohesion and community building. Bridging Ages is an international organisation using Time Travel Method and local heritage to promote learning, social cohesion and contribute to community building.
September marks Heritage and Tourism Month celebrations in South Africa and this year’s theme is in line with government’s programme to celebrate the centenary year of Tata Nelson Mandela and Mama Albertina Sisulu.
Heritage Month 2018 will be commemorated under the theme “The Year of Nelson Mandela: Advancing Transformation of South Africa’s Heritage Landscape”. At the centre of the 2018 Heritage Month celebrations will be the transformation of the heritage landscape, and in particular, the contribution made by former President Nelson Mandela.