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Humanities 102 -World Culture under Josefino Penn Tulabing Larena ,AB,CPE,CPS,MPA


  • 1. SOUTH AFRICA ke e: xarra ke "diverse people unite".

2. CAPITAL CAPE Town 3. FLAG AND MAP 4. "DIVERSE PEOPLE UNITE" 5. LEADERS Jacob Zuna Cyril Ramaphosa 6. POINTS OF INTEREST Cape of good hope The currents of the two oceans meet at the point where the warm-water Agulhas current meets the cold water Benguela current and turns back on itselfa point that fluctuates between Cape Agulhas and Cape Point (about 1.2 kilometers east of the Cape of Good Hope) The currents of the two oceans meet at the point where the warm-water Agulhas current meets the cold water Benguela current and turns back on itselfa point that fluctuates between Cape Agulhas and Cape Point (about 1.2 kilometers east of the Cape of Good Hope. 7. The Cradle of Humankind is a World Heritage Site first named by UNESCO in 1999, about 50 kilometres northwest of Johannesburg, South Africa. The find helped corroborate the 1924 discovery of the juvenile Australopithecus africanus skull, "Taung Child", by Raymond Dart,. reflects the fact that the site has produced a large number, as well as some of the oldest, hominin fossils ever found, some dating back as far as 3.5 million years ago. 8. POINTS OF INTEREST National Zoological Gardens of South Africa Transvaal Museum 9. POINTS OF INTEREST Table Mountain The Wijnhuis in Stellenbosch, a "must eat". 10. FOOD Potjiekos Literally translated "small pot food", is a stew prepared outdoors in a traditional round, cast iron, three-legged pot. This one is being cooked on a barbecue. Cookery practiced by indigenous people of Africa such as the Sotho- and Nguni-speaking people. 11. Chakalaka relish Biltong Biltong is a variety of cured meat that originated in South Africa. Various types of meat are used to produce it, ranging from beef and game meats to fillets of ostrich from commercial farms. 12. FOOD Modern African cuisine Homemade : Soymilk and banana bread 13. FESTIVALS This ten-day event is undoubtedly the countrys oldest, biggest and most famous arts festival and offers a feast of theatre, music, dance and fi lm for the eager culture vulture.THE NATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL 14. KNYSNA OYSTER FESTIVAL 15. DANCE The gumboot dance (or Isicathulo[1]) is an African dance that is performed by dancers wearing wellington boots. In South Africa these are more commonly called gumboots. 16. Traditional zulu dance Traditional Zulu dancing is an important part of the Zulu culture. Dancing is usually performed during a traditional Zulu ceremony, and is accompanied by vibrant singing and sometimes the beating of drums. Zulu dancing is something quite spectacular, especially when the men and women are fully dressed in their traditional attire. 17. ACTRESS Dorothy Black Charlize Theron 18. FILM Production began in July 2010 in False Bay, Cape Town, South Africa, and shot for six weeks on a small boat with real great white sharks. The production then moved to the UK for three weeks filming in Pinewood Studios on the underwater stage and at Black Hangar Studios on their external water tank. The soundtrack was written and performed by Mark Sayfritz 19. ACTORS Nonso Anozie Dalen Lance Jooste 20. TELEVISION The Villagers AGTER ELKE MAN 21. The people of Village Reef gold mine were ordinary people with normal lives, loves and a touch of domestic drama. Yet within a few months, THE VILLAGERS had become one of the most popular series on SA TV, topped only by programmes such as news and sport. TELEVISION AGTER ELKE MAN offered romance, crime, business intrigue and characters that quickly became household names, like loud and vulgar Antie Stienie with her heart of gold and wisdom of Solomon. 22. MUSIC THANDISWA MAZWAI Kelly KhumaloMiriam Makeba 23. MUSIC Miriam Makeba - Nicknamed Mama Africa, was a Grammy Award-winning South African singer and civil rights activist. She is best known for the song "Pata Pata", first recorded in 1957 and released in the U.S. in 1967. 24. MUSIC THANDISWA MAZWAI Thandiswa was born in 1976 (the year of the Soweto Uprising). She grew up almost entirely in Soweto, Johannesburg, amidst the heavy apartheid township violence of the 1980s. Both her parents were journalists and anti-apartheid political activists, and she recollects that her home was filled with books, articles and thick with political discussions. 25. MUSIC Kelly Khumalo - A South African singer and actress. She has so far[when?] released three albums: TKO,Itshitshi and Siyajabula. Khumalo is from Spruitview in the East Rand and had been singing in church all her life until realizing that there is a whole bigger world out there. 26. SOUTH AFRICAN WINE 27. DIAMONDS 28. BOTSWANA Fatshe leno la rona (tswana) this land is ours 29. FLAG AND COAT OF ARM 30. CAPITAL Gaborone 31. LEADERS Ian khama Ponatshego Kedikilwe 32. BOTSWANA NATIONAL MUSEUM The Botswana National Museum, also known as the National Museum and Art Gallery, is located in the Botswana capital of Gaborone and is a multi-disciplinary institution that includes the National Art Gallery and Octagon Gallery,[1] as well assince November 2007 the National Botanical Garden.[2] Points of Interest 33. TSWAPONG HILLS The Tswapong Hills are a mountain range in the Central District, Botswana. They rise at an elevation of 300 to 400 m above the hardveld of the almost 900 m high surrounding plateau. 34. FOOD A tapestry of aromas and colors to assail the senses. Learn about the culture of Botswana and try their national dish Seswaa, a tasty dish of meat and thick maize porridge. The national dish of Botswana is called Seswaa. This consists of a meat stew served over thick polenta or pap. The stew is made by boiling meat with onion and pepper. 35. FOOD Pap Also known as mieliepap in South Africa, is a traditional porridge/polenta made from mielie-meal (ground maize) and astaple food of the Bantu inhabitants of Southern Africa (the Afrikaans word pap is taken from Dutch and simply means "porridge"). 36. FESTIVALS The renowned Kuru Dance Festival is the traditional dance festival of the Basarwa organised by the Kuru Cultural Center. Since 1997, the three-day festival has annually celebrated the cultural heritage of Botswanas first people, known also as the San or Bushmen. 37. FESTIVALS The Black Eagles are originally from Tanzania, East Africa, where they learnt their acrobatic skills on the streets of Dar-es- Salaam 38. FESTIVALS Music festival 39. DANCE Domboshaba (Botswana) The 13th annual Domboshaba Festival of Culture and History (Nshangano weBaKalanga) ended in Domboshaba, North-East District of Botswana, amid calls for the minority language to be given its due recognition by being introduced as a subject at schools. Botswana only recognizes SeTswana as that countrys national language, while English is considered a medium of communication. Kalangas 40. DANCE Traditional dancers in Mmankgodi, Botswana 41. DANCE Ndebele traditional dancers performing their tribal Isitshikitsha dance.Bulawayo, Zimbabwe 42. CELEBRITIES Sumaiyah Marope Tirelo Ramasedi Emma Wareus 43. MISS UNIVERSE 1999 44. MUSIC Just like other African countries, popular music in Botswana is called "jazz"; however, it has little resemblance to the African American genre of the same name. There is an initiative to focus on revitalizing the Botswana music industry, instead of relying on foreign releases. Popular music in Botswana still comes from South Africa, the United States, Europe or elsewhere in Africa. Gumba-gumba is a form of modernized Zulu and Tswana music, mixed with traditional jazz. The word gumba derives from township slang for "party". 45. MUSIC George Swabi Shumba Ratshega 46. NAMIBIA "Unity, Liberty, Justice" "Namibia, Land of the Brave" 47. CAPITAL Windhoek 48. FLAG AND COAT OF ARMS 49. MAP 50. LEADERS Hifikepunye Pohamba Hage Geingob 51. POINT OF INTEREST The Fish River Canyon (Afrikaans: Visrivier Can yon or Visrivier Afgronde, German: Fischfluss Canyon), is located in the south of Namibia. It is the largest canyon in Africa, as well as the second most visited tourist attraction in Namibia. Fish River Canyon 52. POINT OF INTEREST The Christ Church (or Christuskirch e) is a historic landmark and Lutheran church in Windhoek, Namibia. Christ Church 53. POINT OF INTEREST The Heroes' Acre is an official war memorial of the Republic of Namibia. Heroes' Acre opened on 26 August 2002 and operates for the purpose of "foster(ing) a spirit of patriotism and nationalism, and to pass on the legacy to the future generations of Namibia" Heroes' Acre 54. FOOD Grilled game: crocodile, kudu and oryx, in Windhoek, Namibia A Fusion of Delights 55. FOOD Mopane Worm 56. HUNTER-GATHERERS OF NAMIBIA 57. FESTIVALS Lusata Festival Olufuko festival 58. ACTOR Nxau Toma Namibian bush farmer and actor who was made famous by his roles in the 1980 movie The Gods Must Be Crazy and its sequels, in which he played the Kalahari San (Bushman) Xixo.[2][3] The Namibian called him "Namibia's most famous actor". 59. MUSIC Jackson Kaujeua Namibian musician, composer an d gospel singer, and a veteran of the Namibian struggle for independence. He sang in various Namibian languages including Afrikaans and English. 60. MUSIC Stefan Ludik (born April 5, 1981) is a Namibian musician, televis ion personality and former cricketer from Wind hoek City. He was the first contestant to represent Namibia in the reality television program Big Brother Africa. 61. THANK YOU MUCH