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Mbilamutondo VhaVenda xylophone
Mbilamutondo: the VhaVenda Xylophone

Mbilamutondo: the VhaVenda Xylophone

South Africa has a rich musical history. In this article by Motsane Gertrude Seabela, Curator of Anthropology at DITSONG: National Museum of Cultural History, we learn more about the historical and cultural significance of the Mbilamutondo instrument. Mbilamutondo is an indigenous resonated xylophone played by VhaVenda

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Calling all creatives: Apply for the Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme

Calling all creatives: Apply for the Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme

It has been a significantly challenging year for the arts. South African artists, researchers, cultural practitioners, educators, administrators and more continue to struggle following the negative impacts of the global Covid-19 pandemic. The creative, cultural and heritage sectors are therefore invited to apply for a

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‘Dogged determination’: Meet the DITSONG: National Museum of Military History’s Director

‘Dogged determination’: Meet the DITSONG: National Museum of Military History’s Director

In celebration of Women’s Month, the Creative Feel team spoke to Sandi Mackenzie, Director of the DITSONG: National Museum of Military History, about her role and her experience of being a woman in such a typically ‘male’ environment. Creative Feel: As a female museum director,

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