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WIN A CHANCE TO GO ON A SHIPWRECK HERITAGE TOUR AROUND THE CAPE PENINSULA!!!

To All Grade 8 to 11 Learners,   The South African Heritage Resources Agency(SAHRA) has joined up with International Archaeology Day to run a competition for local students. SAHRA invites all Grade 8 to 11 learners living in and around Cape Town to submit entries into our International Archaeology Day and Heritage Month competition. September [...]

August 24th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |Comments Off on WIN A CHANCE TO GO ON A SHIPWRECK HERITAGE TOUR AROUND THE CAPE PENINSULA!!!

Maritime Heritage of the Eastern Cape

For centuries, ships have come to grief on the unforgiving South African shores and the aftermath has influenced local culture in ways great and small. The Eastern Cape Oral Histories Project aims to record the lost, forgotten and hidden maritime heritage of the Wild Coast. While some shipwreck sites and survivor stories are famous (the [...]

September 16th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |Comments Off on Maritime Heritage of the Eastern Cape

Exhibition: Whispers of the sea

As part of the MUCH Units Eastern Cape Oral Histories Project, ACHA will be holding an exhibition on the research that has taken place over the last few months. The event will be held on the 5th of June 2014 at 6pm, PAN AFRICAN MARKET, 76 LONG Street, Cape Town For more information please contact [...]

June 2nd, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |Comments Off on Exhibition: Whispers of the sea

Protection for underwater heritage

  “Reclaiming, restoring and celebrating our heritage” is the theme for this year’s Heritage Month. As part of the mandate of the South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA), Maritime and Underwater Cultural Heritage (MUCH) unit is committed to working towards the protection and promotion of our underwater culture. “Because of the oxygen depleted environment, material [...]

March 25th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on Protection for underwater heritage
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