SAVWA Arts and Culture Awareness
Description: SAVWA will work to preserve, develop, protect and promote the cultural, heritage and linguistic diversity and legacy of South Africa; SAVWA will lead nation building and social cohesion through societal transformation; enhance archives and records management structures and systems and promote access to information; and provide leadership to the art and culture sector so as to accelerate its transformation.
Type of Work: Celebration of Arts and Cultural activities and skills development of South African history and communities.
Volunteers will be tasked with general hands activities such as figure sculpture cleaning, ground maintance, painting and general care of area.
An opportunity to learn about making of art sculptures and share cultural activities, making beads and learning South African history and communities.
Study Theme: Knowing and sharing local South African arts and culture and see where South Africa is coming from and where it is shaped to go towards with the new generation
Accommodation: Accommodation will be in Fountains Valley camping grounds in tents of the Reserve. Participants will be required to bring their own sleeping bags. The accommodation has a simple common bathroom with shower and there is running water. The accommodation and work place have flushing toilets and do not have electricity.
Warm clothes, Sleeping bag, sun cream, mosquito spray/lotion, sandals, working gloves and closed shoes are advisable. Rain coat, light working clothes during working hours and warm clothes at night, as it may turn out to be chilly; Torch or flash light;
Language: The community has multi-cultural people and English is mostly spoken with local languages such as Sotho, Zulu, and Tshwana to name a few.
Requirements: Qualification of participants: - Open minded, ready to interact with other people of different cultural background - Positive attitude - Willing to share his/her experiences - Flexible to live/stay in simple living conditions - Flexible to eat local food - Ready to do heavy manual work on the project and No experience needed
Notes: Leisure Activities: Weekends are meant to be for free tours that the group can organize by themselves. All our work camps are reserved for cultural nights when each volunteer can present her/his country and culture.
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