Heritage Month kicks off on a ‘Proudly South African’ note

Princess of Africa Yvonne Chaka ChakaPrincess of Africa Yvonne Chaka Chaka


Princess of Africa Yvonne Chaka Chaka

Princess of Africa Yvonne Chaka Chaka

AS Women’s Month ends, Gauteng residents together with the rest of the country will be celebrating Heritage Month and to kickstart celebrations  Joburg Theatre will be featuring a number of events such as September Jive.

September Jive is a tribute to South Africa’s musical heritage and a series of events have been earmarked to l provide a platform to meet, discuss and engage around the incredible diversity and history that makes Mzansi such a rich musical country.

September Jive will have two exhibitions as well as panel discussions, screenings, meetings and talks to promote the country’s musical heritage, from a musicological, historical and visual perspective.

SA musical graphics – classics and collectables presents 150 of the most interesting, important and beautiful sleeve covers, with a special focus on truly local designs, which could have emanated only from this country.

The selection was made by a group consisting of collectors and designers (Siemon Allen, Rob Allingham, Caroline Hillary, Molemo Moiloa).

My favourite sounds – Music and media personalities speak out about their favourite tracks and albums, consist of 50 photo portraits of music and media personalities including Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Johnny Clegg, Brenda Sisane… accompanied by short interviews about their favourite local music explaining why they would have chosen it.

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