Heritage Day History
Heritage Day celebrates and recognises the diverse cultures that make up South Africa. South African heritage encompasses aspects such as language, history, expression, food, wildlife and land. The day is also aimed at recognises the living heritage of South Africa as a foundation for communities and a source of identity and continuity.
Heritage Day is celebrated annually on 24 September in an effort to celebrate the traditions and values that contribute to the Rainbow Nation. Until 1995, the day was known as Shaka Day but was renamed to Heritage Day under the post-apartheid government.
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