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Oral History Initiative To Be rolled Out In George By Minister Marais

21 November 2016

Tomorrow, 22 November 2016, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will officially roll out the Oral History Initiative in George.

Launched in December 2015, the Oral History Initiative aims to capture and preserve the unique stories of communities within the Western Cape. The launch will afford local community members, including sports legends, a chance to share their personal stories with each other.

Minister Marais calls on each citizen in the Western Cape to share their stories at their local participating libraries. While promoting social inclusion through sharing our stories, we can also ensure that personal histories and experiences are kept alive in communities and within government so that future generations can celebrate their heritage.


Date:            Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Time:             11:00

Venue:         George Museum, 9 Courtney Street, George

There will be opportunities for photographs and interviews.

Media Enquiries: 

Stacy McLean
Spokesperson for Minister Anroux Marais
Email: Stacy.McLean@westerncape.gov.za
Tel: 021 483 4426
Cell: 083 504 1171