Arts & Lifestyle Five ways to celebrate Heritage Day

Five ways to celebrate Heritage Day

Have fun this heritage day

With 11 official languages, rich cultures and diverse backgrounds, all South Africans have a reason to celebrate this Heritage Day.

We live in one of the most beautiful countries in the world with plenty of beautiful places to explore.

#DidYouKnow? Heritage Day was initially celebrated as Shaka Day in remembrance of Shaka Zulu, on the presumed date of his death.

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Here are five ways to celebrate your heritage:

  • Wear clothes that reflect your heritage
  • Make a meal that’s been handed down from generation to generation in your family
  • Chill with your friends and family
  • Attend a Heritage Day celebration in your community
  • Watch a proudly South African movie


Events happening around the country to attend:

If you’d prefer to cuddle up on the couch this Heritage Day, watch a movie that celebrates our heritage. Here are a few ideas:

  • Sarafina
  • Platteland
  • Cry the Beloved Country