Finding a nation through its heritage

The heritage month of September signals a time for hope and growth. Nature awakens from the deep winter hibernation and plants sprout their best colours. If everything natural around us takes September as a month of renewal then we the people should also in some way of connectedness... Read more

Reawakening the Home of Legends

The Eastern Cape Provincial Government is embarking on an interesting journey to brand itself as the hub of many leaders that have contributed to the history of South Africa. It is also one of the provinces that has adopted the preservation of the Liberation Heritage... Read more



Oliver Tambo Centenary Talks/ 30 May 2017

The first OLIVER TAMBO CENTENARY TALK hosted in honour of the life and global legacy of the great leader. Insightful speakers with whom O R Tambo led during the liberation struggle shared their thoughts at the Freedom Park in Pretoria Read more


Resistance & Liberation Heritage National Summit/ 05 to 06 September 2017

The Department of Arts & Culture and the National Heritage Council of South Africa are hosting the first ever gathering of liberation activists, movements and civil society – the RESISTENCE & LIBERATION HERITAGE NATIONAL SUMMIT on 05 to 06 September 2017, at St Georges Conference Centre, Gauteng (Irene).   The Summit will be opened by the Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa on the morning of 05 September 2017.  The first day will start with experts in the Heritage Read more



Discover Heritage Magazine 2016

The New Issue of the official magazine of The National Heritage Council of South Africa.


Critical Conversations About Heritage

A book that sparks debate about Contemporary Heritage.






We recognise the contribution of individuals, groups, or organisations/academic institutions that protect, preserve and promote the country’s heritage.