Living Legends

  The eThekwini Living Legends Awards is an initiative of the Municipality that aims to recognise the achievements of past or current residents of eThekwini who have excelled in one of the following areas: Arts and Culture; Sport, Hospitality and Tourism; Human Rights; Music and Entertainment; Media; Academic; Environment; Religion; Business; Science and Technology The … Read more

Happy Heritage Day!

From all of us at Ulwazi, we wish you a pleasant and peaceful Heritage Day! For those of you in Durban and looking for something to do, there is an interesting event on at the Green Hub.

The Centre for Creative Arts (University of KwaZulu-Natal) and Poetry Africa will present a special Heritage Day programme as part of the 100 000 Poets for Change project. This bold endeavour, initiated by Californian poets Michael Rothenberg and Terri Carriòn, will see worldwide poetic action on September 24th, in 500 cities in 93 countries across the planet. The project invites poets and poetry organisations everywhere to compile their own programmes around social, environmental, and political change.

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Heritage Day competition at Adams Mission

On the 24th of September 2009 there was a competition at Adams Mission. It was held to show people that they can participate in Heritage Day by celebrating their culture, so the Department of Arts and Culture organised a traditional dance competition.  There were two categories, ingoma and isishiyameni.

There were a number of participating groups but at the end of the day there had to be a winner.

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