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Heritage day • Celebrating our culture and diversity

September 23, 2016
Proudly South African

Heritage Day is not just a showcase of our country’s rich cultural diversity, it is a celebration of our constitution! Heritage Day is a South African public holiday celebrated on 24 September. On this day, South Africans across the spectrum celebrate our culture and the diversity of our beliefs and traditions, in the wider context of a nation that belongs to all its people. Former South African President Nelson Mandela concisely explained it when he said the following in a Heritage Day speech: “When our first democratically-elected government decided to make Heritage Day one of our national days, we did…

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