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Gosha Winners

Africa’s only heritage Awards celebrate those who promote heritage Heritage month is a month where we celebrate our culture and the diversity of our beliefs and traditions for nation building and social cohesion. On 15 September 2017, the National Heritage Council of South Africa (NHC) together with the Northern Cape Province Department of Sport, Arts […]

Heritage Month Celebrations to celebrate the liberation heritage

This year’s Heritage Month, the National Heritage Council of South Africa (NHC) together with the Northern Cape Department of Sports, Arts and Culture and the Sol Plaatje Municipality will be hosting the Golden Shield Heritage Awards 2017 (GOSHA) for two consecutive years in Kimberley, Mittah Seperepere Convention Centre on 15 September. As part of the […]

SATMA AWARDS CULTURAL PARADE MEDIA STATEMENT

SATMA Awards will be hosting the biggest cultural parade and carnival this weekend of the 12th of August 2017, commencing from Gugu Dlamini Park Extension – Workshop Durban. We are expecting thousands of people including SAPS brass band, SANDF brass bands as well as community brass brands. Thousands of Izintombi and cultural groups have confirmed their […]

Historic 142 year old church to be rescued from dilapidating

On 4 August 2017, the National Heritage Council of South Africa (NHC) Chief Executive, Sonwabile Mancotywa, will be visiting a historic church building in Peelton situated a few kilometres out of King Williams Town. The Peelton Congregational Church was built in 1875 by Reverent Birt from the London Missionary Society. This 142 years old church […]

NHC calls the public to submit nominations for Golden Shield Heritage Awards 2017

2017 It’s that time again where we recognise all those who have contributed to the preservation, protection and the promotion of South African heritage through the Golden Shield Heritage Awards. The National Heritage Council of South Africa invites the public to submit their nominations for the Golden Shield Heritage Awards 2017 by 21 August 2017. […]

SATMA AWARDS 2017 NOMINATIONS OFFICIALLY CLOSED

The SATMA Awards 2017 nominations phase is now officially closed. The nominations process was initiated on 20 May 2017 and closed on Friday the 21st of July 2017. Thank you Ma-Africa for nominating so many remarkable artists, DJ’s, groups and radio stations for SATMA Awards 2017! An unprecedented number of 190,613 SMS nominations were recorded […]

MESSAGE OF CONDOLENCE TO THE PHIRI FAMILY ON THE PASSING OF RAY CHIKAPA PHIRI AT A MEMORIAL IN JOHANNESBURG FROM ADV. SONWABILE MANCOTYWA, CEO OF THE NATIONAL HERITAGE COUNCIL OF SOUTH AFRICA

          As the sun set behind the valleys and mountains of Pilanesberg on the evening of the 12th July 2017, so did the life of a legend in the history of South African Music industry. Small in built, yet gigantic in stature, Ray Phiri’s legacy shall forever remain in the lives […]

NHC and Munghana Lonene FM exude the spirit of ubuntu beyond Mandela Day

In the spirit of Mandela month, the agency of the Department of arts and culture, National Heritage Council of South Africa together with Munghana Lonene FM commemorated the late statesman, Tata Mandela by lending a helping hand to the needy community of Limpopo. The young girls’ dignity will be restored after a donation of R10, […]