Media Invitation: DSAC TO LAUNCH THE DIGITAL INTEGRATED HERITAGE WEEK DUBAI EXPO EXHIBITION

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Media Invitation: DSAC TO LAUNCH THE DIGITAL INTEGRATED HERITAGE WEEK DUBAI EXPO EXHIBITION

MEDIA INVITATION: ATTENTION ALL JOURNALISTS AND NEWS EDITORS

DSAC TO LAUNCH THE DIGITAL INTEGRATED HERITAGE WEEK DUBAI EXPO EXHIBITION

 

The Department of Sport, Arts and Culture to launch the digital integrated Heritage week Dubai Expo exhibition.

The heritage digital integrated week is set to begin on October 11, 2021, at the Freedom Park Museum a Heritage site in Tshwane, and will be followed on the programme by a discussion discourse and conclude with a magnificent performance by South African legend Wouter Kellerman streamed live from Dubai.

The National and World Heritage Sites, Origins of Humankind, Liberation Heritage, included movies on Libraries, and the last day, 16 October 2021, will exhibit the week-long major overview; they will be displayed at the Dubai EXPO at the South African Pavillion.

The week-long Heritage integrated programme is a virtual journey for the South African community and a physical journey for Dubai expo visitors, providing an interactive exploration of South African history and heritage through some of the country’s key national heritage sites, and demonstrating how each of these sites has contributed to the shared humanity and the shared past. The following are some major topics that will be highlighted during the experience:

– “the origins of life on Earth”; – “our oldest ancestors”; – “the rise of modern humans and advanced intellect”; – “archaeological legacy”; – “South African colonialism”; and – “apartheid and the battle for independence.

The media is invited to cover the formal opening and discussion conversation. Wouter Kellerman, a South African icon, will perform during the event.

The launch and dialogue conversation is scheduled to take place as follows:

Venue: Freedom Park Heritage Site, Tshwane (Hybrid)

Date: 11 October 2021

Time: 12H00-14H00

The Department continues to adhere to COVID regulations, hence the emphasis for media houses to RSVP. A link will be provided upon confirmation of attendance.

To confirm attendance, please RSVP with Ms. Zikhanyile Sitali on Cell: 060 965 1462/ Email: zikhanyiles@dsac.gov.za

 

Media Enquiries:

Ms. Zimasa Velaphi, Head of Communications and Marketing

Cell: 072 172 8925

Email: zimasav@dsac.gov.za

 

Issued by the National Department of Sport, Arts and Culture

 

 

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