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International Museum Day Celebration 2019

The Afrikaanse Taalmuseum en -monument (ATM) celebrated a festive International Museum Day on Saturday, 18 May 2019, in the Paarl’s iconic Toringkerk by acknowledging South Africa’s musical wealth – from riel dance and minstrels to traditional Xhosa dances and ballet. This year’s Museum Day theme was “Museums as a cultural centres: the future of traditions”; therefore, the event focused on the role of museums to serve as spaces in which traditions can be preserved, experienced and transformed. The groups that participated were Hotshot Panthers (klopse/minstrels), Boland Vastrappers (rieldans), Ulrich Benting & Myrchelle Williams (Latin American), Infinite Achievers’ Fabia & Aldan (ballroom), Diversity (hip-hop), Triple A’s Portia Adams, Mia Adendorff & Danike Adams (ballet), Bootscooters (line dancing), The Beats (kwaito) as well as Dalubuhle Primary (Xhosa and gumboot dances).

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Internasionale Museumdagvieringe 2019

Die Afrikaanse Taalmuseum en -monument (ATM) het ʼn luisterryke Internasionale Museumdag op Saterdag, 18 Mei 2019, in die Paarl se ikoniese Toringkerk gevier deur erkenning aan Suid-Afrika se musikale rykdom – van rieldans en klopse tot tradisionele Xhosa-danse en ballet – te gee. Vanjaar se Museumdag-tema was ‘Museums as kulturele kerns: die toekoms van tradisies’; derhalwe het die geleentheid gefokus op die rol van museums om as ruimtes te dien waarin tradisies bewaar, beleef en omvorm kan word. Die groepe wat deel geneem het was Hotshot Panthers (klopse), Boland Vastrappers (rieldans), Ulrich Benting & Myrchelle Williams (Latyns-Amerikaans), Infinite Achievers se Fabia & Aldan (baldans), Diversity (hip-hop), Triple A se Portia Adams, Mia Adendorff & Danike Adams (ballet), Bootscooters (lyndans), The Beats (kwaito) asook Dalubuhle Primêr (Xhosa- en gumboot-danse).

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