Heritage Month 2018

1 to 30 September

South Africa celebrates Heritage Month in September under the theme: “The Year of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela: Advancing transformation of South Africa’s heritage landscape.”

The celebrations over Heritage Month consists of the active participation of museums, galleries, libraries, archives, community art centres to highlight the importance of transformation of the heritage landscape. 

South Africans are encouraged to visit these institutions to contribute to their sustainability and relevance in addressing societal problems. Citizens are also encouraged to participate in community dialogues which will be held at these heritage institutions.

Speeches, statements and advisories:
Minister Nathi Mthethwa launches Heritage Month, 1 Sept