Arts and Culture co-hosts the Night of African Legends to Celebrate 10th Anniversary of the African World Heritage Fund

04 May 2016

Arts and Culture Minister Mr Mathi Mthethwa-fThe Department of Arts and Culture in partnership with the African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) invites members of the media to the Night of African Legends which will take place on the 5th May 2016 at the Cradle of Humankind. Minister of Arts and Culture, Honourable Nathi Mthethwa will give a keynote address.

The Night of African Legends forms part of the major activities for the 10th Anniversary Celebration of the African World Heritage Fund. This event will showcase African diverse culture through artistic performance by celebrated music icons from the continent. The programme will also consist of an awards ceremony in recognition of individuals and companies who have played an outstanding role in heritage conservation and sustainable development in Africa. This will include a cultural programme.

The event will bring together representatives from African Governments, business and industry leaders, heritage institutions, local communities and the development sector of Africa. 

The outcome of the African World Heritage Fund Youth Forum and the Seminar currently uderway at Maropeng  on “African World Heritage… Thinking Ahead” will also be presented at the event.

Members of the media are kindly requested to bring their ID’s for accreditation purpose. The details are as follows:


DATE:    05 May 2016

TIME:    18h00

VENUE:  Cradle of Humankind

Media RSVPs: James Mathibeng:  0788028851                                        

Media Enquiries: Lisa Combrinck 082 821 4886 and Teresa Magidela 060 601 7724

Issued by the Department of Arts & Culture

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