Taalmonument, municipality and Historium Trust honour ten special women

Building on the previous years’ resounding successes, nominations are being sought on behalf of the Afrikaans Language Museum and Monument (ATM), in collaboration with the Historium Trust and Cape Winelands District Municipality, to honour ten unsung heroines of this community. The “Phenomenal Women” winners will receive their prizes at a grand gala event in celebration of Women’s Month on Wednesday, 28 August 2024.

Until 31 JULY 2024 the public can nominate any woman, who lives in and does her inspiring work in the Cape Winelands District Municipality, for various categories. CLICK HERE FOR AN ENTRY FORM or visit capewinelands.gov.za and click on the Phenomenal Women banner – it’s also cellphone friendly! Complete the form electronically or by hand, and email it to info@historium.co.za or WhatsApp the entry to 076 017 6026.

Printed nomination forms can also be obtained from and handed in at any municipal office or the Historiumsentrum in Pastorie Avenue. Contact Amila Ernstzen on 021 872 2022 or info@historium.co.za with any queries. See more regarding the 2023 event here.

* For more information on all the exciting events, concerts and courses at the Taalmonument, call 021 872 3441/863 0543, visit taalmonument.co.za or follow them on Facebook. The website also offers virtual tours of the monument and museum, information in six languages ​​on the symbolism of the Taalmonument as well as many interesting articles on Afrikaans, multilingualism and the institution’s past, present and future. There are also numerous resources for school and research projects. Annual permits are available at only R120 for individuals or R220 per family, which includes unlimited access to the ATM, bistro and Full Moon Picnics. The bistro offers delicious food and beautiful views daily; contact them via diesuikerkan.co.za or 082 216 2510.