The evergreen sounds of Mama Mirriam Makeba’s click song have the ability to change the mood, get the feet tapping and the bodies moving! This is exactly what happened when Freedom Day was celebrated in April at an event held at Studio 135ATL in Atlanta.
The South African Women in the USA and Canada (SAWITU) weekend was a roaring success. A highlight event was the Tannies Tea held in Centennial Park in Nashville, which concluded the line-up of activities.
The recent Braai Day held in Maryland to celebrate Freedom Day was a huge success, with about 200 South Africans attending the event. Ambassador Mrs Nomaindiya Mfeketo and her team formed part of the day’s program and the ambassador used the opportunity to introduce her team to everyone present.
Get those dancing shoes ready for the great Vastrap Sokkie!
You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them – Maya Angelou. Emigrating to another country is a taxing experience. But, when strong women unite, they can overcome any adversity.
It was a busy festive season and start to 2022 for the Fumana International team. A red-carpet event in December showcased the latest selection of South African wines fit for the holiday season.
The Atlanta Car Club recently visited Studio 135 to capture their stunning cars at a photoshoot. Riaan Venter from Studio135 says “DCA Dream Cars of Atlanta is a club of like-minded gearheads who own cars across the spectrum.
It was a jolly occasion when Friends of South Africa (FoSA) in Nashville held their annual Spring bring-and-braai at the end of March. Grant and Maresa Hensley’s home, with a typical Tennessee barn, and bright blue skies offered a perfect setting for a typical South African kuier.
South Africans were flying the flag high at the recent International Fair held at the University School of Nashville. The team of proud South Africans represented culinary delights like mini bunny chows and little haystacks (coconut and chocolate).
On the occasion of Heritage Day, let us promise ourselves that we will do our bit to preserve our heritage. This year Saffas in the USA illustrated how much they are still connected to their South African roots by showing up at various events held across the country.