The community of Mabeskraal and the surrounding areas will be buzzing with activities over this coming weekend on the 23rd September 2017 when the Department of Culture, Arts and Traditional Affairs will be celebrating Heritage Day.
Heritage Day is about honouring and celebrating our Living Human Treasures from various disciplines such as heritage, museology, indigenous knowledge systems, storytelling, knowledge of the natural environment and many other aspects of life. The purpose of the event is to popularise heritage activities and enhance cultural tourism.
Amongst other things, the event seeks to celebrate our living heritage, popularise the use of living heritage as a vehicle for nation building, promote reconciliation, moral regeneration, economic development and social cohesion.
The event will be filled with activities such as exhibitions by various crafters, dance and poetry sessions by various artists from across the province.