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Heritage Month: Those with vaccination cards will get FREE entry to museums

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Heritage Month: Those with vaccination cards will get FREE entry to museums

Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, launched on Tuesday 31 August 2021, that every folk that are vaccinated and in possession of cards will get free access to affiliated museums right throughout the province as we kick off Heritage Month. 

Not to fright although, this applies to folk that are every absolutely and partly vaccinated.  

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FREE ACCESS TO THESE MUSEUMS…AS LONG AS YOU’RE VACCINATED 

Marais said visitors in most cases pay an entry fee to access museums, on the opposite hand, to support all to get vaccinated, the Western Cape Government is contented to waive the price for the month of September in a account for to develop vaccination numbers.   

The following are free to those vaccinated for the month of September, Heritage Month, and there are 17 to purchase from; 

Bartolomeu Dias (Mossel Bay);
Beaufort West Museum;
CP Nel Museum (Oudtshoorn);
Drostdy (Swellendam);
Genadendal Museum;
Gargantuan Brak River;
Hout Bay Museum;
Jan Danckaert (Porterville);
Montagu Museum;
Previous Harbour (Hermanus);
Oude Kerk Volksmuseum (Tulbagh);
SA Fisheries (Laaiplek);
Stellenbosch Museum;
Togryer (Ceres); 
Wellington Museum; 
Wheat Substitute (Moorreesburg); and 
Worcester Museum. 

THE IMPORTANCE OF HERITAGE MONTH 

Marais said that while they hope to promote affiliated museums through this campaign, they also commemorate Nationwide Heritage Month acknowledging that cultural heritage goes past that which we discover in our constructed environment, equivalent to structures, towns and monuments. 

“It entails our total collective traditions and inherited lived expressions through oral traditions, performing arts, social practices, rituals, festive events, language and crafts. Intangible cultural heritage is a the largest half of preserving cultural diversity,” she said. 

“Our figuring out of the intangible cultural heritage of our diverse communities helps foster social inclusion, intercultural dialogue and encourages mutual admire and organising contemporary narratives and meaning,” she added. 

Marais has appealed to all members of the final public to get their vaccination as soon as they’ll.

“The earlier we will attain our vaccination targets, the sooner we will start safely opening up more of the cultural sector, in particular the humanities enterprise to allow us to slowly start returning to having are living audiences at events. We must always attain this to give a enhance to the are living events, as neatly as our artists and sportspeople, in our province,” she said. 

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Heritage Month: Those with vaccination cards will get FREE entry to museums