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Food for the Soul

Durban is currently playing host to two wonderful art exhibitions. The first opened at the Durban Art Gallery earlier this month, with Acting Head of Arts and Culture, Mr Mpumelelo Mnguni, officiating the opening. Entitled A Collection Unearthed, the exhibition is comprised of a variety of KwaZulu-Natal artworks that the gallery has collected over the years. If you […]

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Poetry Africa 2017

Over the years poetry has definitely got a bit of a bad rap – thinking of poetry seems to bring to mind the old English poets that we had to study in school, many of whom weren’t very relevant to our lives, but times they are a changing! Poetry has been given something of a […]

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Ushaka 2

Search For The Stars!

One thing KZN has bucket loads of is rhythm! It doesn’t take a lot to get out booties moving – play a bit of kwaito and it won’t be long before people are up out of their seats and grinding to the beats! Or pass by a local church on a Sunday and hear the […]

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The interior of Zeitz Mocca

Celebrating African Design

Earlier today we wrote about the incredible Umkhumbane Cultural and Heritage Museum in Cato Manor that was recently awarded top honours at the Africa Architecture Awards. The museum is but one part of a larger project that will look at both the history of Cato Manor and the broader KwaZulu-Natal region, and its future, offering a […]

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Rodney Choromanski receiving the Grand Prix award at the Africa Architecture Awards, September 2017

Cato Manor Museum Wins Top Award!

Last year we wrote about the Umkhumbane Cultural and Heritage Museum in Cato Manor. The museum, which forms part of a larger cultural precinct, was designed by local Durban firm, Choromanski Architects, who were awarded the job as part of an architectural competition that took place in 2003. The building, which was one of over 300 […]

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Wrist game

Mrs. T Majiya said this game involved holding another person’s hand at the wrist and waving it loosely to and fro. Contents 1 The person consulted 2 Who play this game? 3 What is used to play this game? 4 When is this game played? 5 Where is this game played? 6 How is this […]

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