Deputy Minister Mabudafhasi to unveil the Valoyi Va- Tsong Cultural Village and Museum

Media Invitation

Attention   : Editors and Journalists

Date              : 03 October 2016

The Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi invites members of the media to the official unveiling of the Valoyi Va-Tsonga(N’wamitwa) Cultural Village and Museum.  Funded by the Department of Arts and Culture, the Cultural Village and Museum is aimed at promoting and preserving the cultural heritage of the Valoyi Va–Tsonga people.

The cultural village will encompass a museum to preserve and conserve heritage objects; a craft center and ten thatched rondavels that will serve as accommodation facilities as well as spaces for artistic performances, rituals and indigenous knowledge systems.

The project is also part of the transformation of the South African Heritage Landscape aimed at educating the present and future generation about their history and heritage.

 The event will take place as follows:

 DMDate: 06 October 2016

Time: 09:00

Venue: N’wamitwa (Greater Tzaneen Local Municipality)

Media RSVPs: Ms Patience Mogomotsi, patiencemo@dac.gov.za, 071 680 6709

Media enquiries : Mr Peter Mbelengwa, petermb@dac.gov.za, 082 611 8197

Issued by the Department of Arts and Culture

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