“I think it’s under publicised as braai day, [and] doesn’t put emphasis on what it [Heritage Day] is about. There’s no emphasis on heritage.”
Juan Le-Sueui, 3rd year Archaeology.
“I don’t know, is it a public holiday? I’m guessing it has something to do with your heritage as a South African.”
Kyle September, 2nd year BMus.
“[It is a]Remembrance of different cultures, engagement of different culture and language… The essence of Heritage Day is lost when we call it braai day.”Mpho Letlhake, 2nd year Economical Science.
“Calling it braai day takes away from the real issue. A day isn’t enough. In order for it to mean something we need to do it for the whole year.”
Namata Serumaga-Musisi, 3rd year Archaeology.
“It means braaing, wearing traditional clothes and not wearing my All Stars.”
Puffy Sellesse, 2nd year Psychology.