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Heritage Day History / Art Lesson

24 Sep 2017

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24 September, South Africa's National Heritage Day was firstly known as Shaka Day, in commemoration of the Zulu King, Shaka.
 He was the legendary Zulu King who united disparate Zulu clans into a cohesive nation. Every year people gather at King Shaka's grave to honour him on this day. The SOS Africa children in the Western Cape found a very creative way to pay tribute to the great King Shaka!
Elvino will explain how you dress like Shaka : 

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Melray and Zusakhe explain an essential part of the ZULU culture...

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Linden demonstrates the ferocious Zulu Warrior pose - is he or is he not ready for battle?!

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Nathan, Janco and Lwazi prepare for battle...

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Britney and Benecia sing the war cries whilst Raynick practices her warrior pose... 

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This is lesson we won't forget! We had so much fun and hope you've enjoyed reading about it. HAPPY HERITAGE DAY SOUTH AFRICA!

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 A GREAT BIG HUGE thanks goes out to Madeleine, the Aftercare Manager in the Western Cape, who somehow manages to create the most wonderful things from rubbish! Our recycling Queen!


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