EVENTS: Celebrate Heritage Day with South Africans Around the World

While South Africa will be celebrating Heritage Day on Sunday 24 September 2017, expats living abroad are invited to attend one of the following events.

On Heritage Day, South Africans everywhere are encouraged to celebrate our country’s diverse cultural traditions, beliefs and traditions.

Australia

Bring & Braai – Melbourne

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All are welcome! Please wear anything South African. No RSVP necessary, but the organisers would appreciate if you could indicate if you’ll be attending so they have an idea of numbers.

For more info please email australia@da-abroad.org

France

Heritage Day Social – Paris, France

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Join the DA Abroad France team at O’Brians Pub on Thursday, 21 September to network with fellow South Africans and celebrate our great cultural heritage and diversity.

The DA Abroad team will be on hand to tell you all you need to know about voting abroad in the 2019 elections as well as how you can get involved as a volunteer and contribute to a better South Africa.

77 Rue St. Dominique, 75007 Paris

Ghana

Heritage Day Braai – Accra, Ghana

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There’ll be a lekker braai at the Smoke ‘n Barrel, with a bouncy castle for the kids. All are welcome! Please wear anything South African. No RSVP necessary, but the organisers would appreciate if you could indicate if you’ll be attending so they have an idea of numbers.

For more info please email michael.cooper@da-abroad.org

Abu Dhabi UAE

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Hong Kong

SaffaFestHK2017 – Hongkong

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The DA Abroad’s Rep in Taiwan is heading over to compete in the Heritage Day Potjiekos competition in Hong Kong.

If you would like to be considered as a Potjiekos Contestant this year, please email info@thesaffa.com.hk

United Kingdom

South African Heritage Day Family Bring & Braai – London

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Everyone is welcome! The organisers have received permission to gather in Wimbledon park and braai together on Sunday, 24th September. This is the third year in a row. It’s a bring-&-braai picnic. So bring along your portable braais, your braai packs, picnic baskets, snacks, drinks and anything else you think you’ll need for a day out in the park. Please wear anything SOUTH AFRICAN 🙂

This year’s event is going to be bigger and better thanks to the event’s official sponsor – SHOWMAX. With their support Heritage Day is going to have lots of great South African entertainment.

There will also be a few stalls selling South African food and crafts from boerewors and biltong to samoosas and SA wine, SA flag accessories and jewellery.

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Last year’s Heritage Day Bring ‘n Braai in London

Disposable braai backs are available from the Savanna Southfields SA shop at 281 Wimbledon Park Road or from the Sainsbury’s across the road.

If you would like to do face painting, provide entertainment or organise any other activities for the day, please email francinehigham@gmail.com with your request.

Thanks to Showmax for sponsoring the London event. Subscribe here to watch all your favourite SA movies and TV shows (including Carte Blanche) while you’re overseas.

If you are hosting a Heritage Day event anywhere in the world, please let us know: admin@sapeople.com 

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Heritage Day Special for SA Get-Togethers in Europe 2018

Book now for the SA Get-Together in Germany on 15-17 June or Get-Together in France on 24-27 May 2018, and get a Heritage Day Special 20% off.

Germany: www.facebook.com/events/1547901388575700/
France: www.facebook.com/events/1905576843044165/
Website: www.samantha-s-events.de/