Dialogue on Xenophobia – Africa Month Celebration

Ditsong: Museums of South Africa celebrates Africa Month in dialogue on xenophobia.

South Africa has seen an upsurge in attacks on foreign nationals. Xenophobia is regarded as a new form of racism. It not only affects the victims but also affects the economy of the continent, the tourism industry, investments and trade exchanges.

Ditsong: Museums of South Africa (DMSA) is a catalyst for nation building, social cohesion, cultural diversity and socio-economic development. In celebration of Africa Month, the DMSA aims to create a platform for dialogue seek solutions to change the mind-set of Africans and create the Africa we want to see.

Ditsong: Museums of South Africa will host a dialogue on Xenophobia in South Africa to create an awareness of the impact of Xenophobia. The objectives of the public lecture are to create an awareness on the effects of xenophobia, to create an Africa that is unified and free of hatred.

Date: 23 May 2019
Venue: Ditsong: National Museum of Cultural History
Time: 11:00 am to 15:00pm

Dress Code: Business Attire

RSVP – Ms. Thoriso Phaswana
Cell: +27 82 813 5375
Email: thoriso@rpmevents.co.za

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Museum of Cultural History

The National Cultural History Museum explores South Africa's cultural diversity in various permanent and temporary exhibitions.

Exhibitions include rock paintings and engravings of the San people;thousand year old Iron Age figurines from Schroda in the Limpopo Province (described as “the best known artifacts indicating ritual behaviour in the Early Iron Age”); the Art Gallery presents an overview of South African culture through time, using cultural objects, crafts, sculpture and paintings and an exhibition on Marabastad is a true example of a cosmopolitan and fully integrated rainbow nation before apartheid. Visit our new shop.

The Museum is located in the old South African Mint building behind (west of) the Pretoria City Hall, in the Pretoria CBD. It is easily accessible by road from all parts of the Gauteng Province. There is a Gautrain inner city bus drop off point right at the entrance to the Museum premises.

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Physical Address:
149 Visagie Street, Pretoria 0001

GPS Coordinates:
25° 45' 09.7″ S 28°11' 05.7″ E

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