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Afrikaans Language Monument

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Paarl, Western Cape 7620 South Africa
021 863 0543/ 4809

March 2016

Picnic Concert – Emo Adams

March 5, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Afrikaans Language Monument – Star Gazing Picnic

March 12, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Afrikaans Language Monument – Cannon Firing

March 26, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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A cannon firing will take place at the  Afrikaanse Taalmonument in Paarl on the last Saturday of every month – part of a series of firings to be held, in collaboration with  CAOSA (Cannon Association of South Africa). The firing includes a short talk on the history of South Africa’s cannons and the VOC cannon signal system, as well as a demonstration of the use of all the loading gear. The cannon is loaded with gunpowder (no projectile).  The cannoneer…

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April 2016

Afrikaans Language Monument – Cannon Firing

April 30, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Afrikaans Language Monument Paarl, Western Cape 7620 South Africa

May 2016

Afrikaans Language Monument – Introductory Museum Studies Course

May 4, 2016 - May 6, 2016
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Is presented by prof Matilda Burden, a lecturer in Cultural History at the University of Stellenbosch for the past 30 years. This is a golden opportunity to expand your knowledge substantially without enrolling for a degree course. The course focuses on cultural historical museums and includes subjects such as the role of museums in heritage conservation; the handling of material and non-material culture in museums; the functions of museums; the client base of museums; storage conditions of artefacts; management aspects;…

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Afrikaans Language Monument – Cannon Firings

May 28, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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A cannon firing will take place at the  Afrikaanse Taalmonument in Paarl on the last Saturday of every month – part of a series of firings to be held, in collaboration with  CAOSA (Cannon Association of South Africa). The firing includes a short talk on the history of South Africa’s cannons and the VOC cannon signal system, as well as a demonstration of the use of all the loading gear. The cannon is loaded with gunpowder (no projectile).  The cannoneer…

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June 2016

Afrikaans Language Monument – Vuur en Vlam

June 16, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Free

The Afrikaanse Taalmuseum en -monument (ATM) in Paarl will present a special programme in celebration of Youth Day on Thursday 16 June 2016. The local drama group, Kaleidoskoop, will stage their production “Vuur en vlam”, written by Gaireyah Fredericks. The Mengelmoes poets of the Breytenbach Centre will give a poetry performance. According to Janine Brown, educational officer at the ATM, the aim of the day is to raise awareness, especially amongst young people, about the Apartheid government’s language policy in…

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Afrikaans Language Monument – Cannon Firings

June 25, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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A cannon firing will take place at the  Afrikaanse Taalmonument in Paarl on the last Saturday of every month – part of a series of firings to be held, in collaboration with  CAOSA (Cannon Association of South Africa). The firing includes a short talk on the history of South Africa’s cannons and the VOC cannon signal system, as well as a demonstration of the use of all the loading gear. The cannon is loaded with gunpowder (no projectile).  The cannoneer…

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July 2016

Boesman van Zyl

July 2, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Boesman van Zyl, die Boesmanlandse Boerseun, en Michiel Visser (Worsie se broer) maak op Saterdag 2 Julie musiek by Volksmond Koffiewinkel by die #Taalmonument. 14:00 tot 16:00. Kaartjies kos R50 per persoon (toegangsfooi ingesluit). Bespreek teen Vrydag om 15:00 by 072 602 2263 (bel of Whatsapp). Pierre en Doretha Thiart sien uit daarna om julle by Volksmond te verwelkom!

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Afrikaans Language Monument – Records Management Workshop

July 4, 2016 - July 5, 2016
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It is suitable for librarians, museum and heritage workers, records staff and archive assistants. The course is presented by Pétria de Vaal-Senekal, a qualified archivist with many years of experience in the fields of records management and archives. The workshop includes practical sessions and focuses on topics like records management; statutory framework and compliancy; filing rules; functional registry; electronic document/records management; and policy and procedure.  

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Afrikaans Language Monument – Archiving Workshop

July 6, 2016 - July 8, 2016
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It is presented by Pétria de Vaal-Senekal is suitable for librarians, museum and heritage workers, records staff and archive assistants. The workshop also includes practical sessions and focuses on topics such as the differences between libraries, archives, museums and records centres (registries); acquisition and collection; appraisal (including the value of records and disposal instructions); sorting and arrangement; description/indexing; preservation; the disaster recovery plan; and tips on making the archives available.

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Afrikaans Language Monument – Cannon Firings

July 30, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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A cannon firing will take place at the  Afrikaanse Taalmonument in Paarl on the last Saturday of every month – part of a series of firings to be held, in collaboration with  CAOSA (Cannon Association of South Africa). The firing includes a short talk on the history of South Africa’s cannons and the VOC cannon signal system, as well as a demonstration of the use of all the loading gear. The cannon is loaded with gunpowder (no projectile).  The cannoneer…

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August 2016

Afrikaans Language Monument – Cannon Firings

August 27, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Afrikaans Language Monument Paarl, Western Cape 7620 South Africa + Google Map

A cannon firing will take place at the  Afrikaanse Taalmonument in Paarl on the last Saturday of every month – part of a series of firings to be held, in collaboration with  CAOSA (Cannon Association of South Africa). The firing includes a short talk on the history of South Africa’s cannons and the VOC cannon signal system, as well as a demonstration of the use of all the loading gear. The cannon is loaded with gunpowder (no projectile).  The cannoneer…

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Afrikaans Taal Monument & Museum – The Introductory Archiving Course

August 31, 2016 @ 9:00 am - September 2, 2016 @ 4:30 pm
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The Afrikaanse Taalmuseum en -monument will once again present their series of popular courses and workshops in Paarl. The series focuses on the development of basic professional skills and includes an Introductory Museum Studies Course in April, Records Management and Archiving Workshops in July, as well as a Book Repair Course later in the year. The Introductory Archiving Course (31 August to 2 September) presented by Pétria de Vaal-Senekal is suitable for librarians, museum and heritage workers, records staff and…

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September 2016

Afrikaans Language Museum & Monument – Introductory Book Repair Course

September 19, 2016 - September 21, 2016
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Will be presented by book repair specialist Peter Packery. No previous knowledge is required for the introductory course. The advanced course is suitable for participants that already acquire the basics of book and paper conservation.

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Gevorderde Boekherstel werk – Advanced Book Repair Course

September 22, 2016 @ 9:00 am - September 24, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
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• The Introductory Book Repair Course (19 to 21 September) and the Advanced Book Repair Course (22 to 24 September) are presented by book repair specialist Peter Packery. No previous knowledge is required for the introductory course. The advanced course is suitable for participants that already acquire the basics of book and paper conservation. The course fee is R1500 per course. For more information, contact Amira Clayton at tel. 021 863 0543/4809 or e-mail kommunikasie@taalmuseum.co.za.

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In gesprek met Eugène Marais oor gedigte

September 22, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Die derde van die Eugène Marais Stigting se reeks “In Gesprek met Eugène Marais oor ...” vind op Donderdag 22 September 2016 by die Afrikaans Taalmonument in die Paarl plaas. Die joernalis Jean Oosthuizen sal met die digter Lina Spies oor gedigte gesels – om vrae soos “Hoe weet jy jy kan dig? Hoe skryf ‘n mens ‘n gedig? En is dit maklik om ‘n digbundel uit te gee?” te beantwoord. Marissa van Mollendorf sal van Marais se getoonsette gedigte…

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Afrikaans Language Monument – Cannon Firings

September 24, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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A cannon firing will take place at the  Afrikaanse Taalmonument in Paarl on the last Saturday of every month – part of a series of firings to be held, in collaboration with  CAOSA (Cannon Association of South Africa). The firing includes a short talk on the history of South Africa’s cannons and the VOC cannon signal system, as well as a demonstration of the use of all the loading gear. The cannon is loaded with gunpowder (no projectile).  The cannoneer…

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October 2016

Afrikaans Language Monument – Full Moon Picnics

October 15, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Come and take a closer look at the full moon from the Afrikaanse Taalmonument on Paarlberg, at the first Full-moon Picnic of the season on Saturday 15 October. A free guided monument tour will take place at 18:30. Visitors are welcome to bring their own picnics or they can order one from Volksmond Coffee Shop (tel. 021 863 2800). Volksmond will be open for coffee and light refreshments. Visitors are reminded to bring along a torch and warm clothes. No…

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Afrikaans Language Monument – Cannon Firings

October 29, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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A cannon firing will take place at the  Afrikaanse Taalmonument in Paarl on the last Saturday of every month – part of a series of firings to be held, in collaboration with  CAOSA (Cannon Association of South Africa). The firing includes a short talk on the history of South Africa’s cannons and the VOC cannon signal system, as well as a demonstration of the use of all the loading gear. The cannon is loaded with gunpowder (no projectile).  The cannoneer…

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Afrikaans Language Monument – Cannon Firings

October 29, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Afrikaans Language Monument Paarl, Western Cape 7620 South Africa + Google Map

A cannon firing will take place at the  Afrikaanse Taalmonument in Paarl on the last Saturday of every month – part of a series of firings to be held, in collaboration with  CAOSA (Cannon Association of South Africa). The firing includes a short talk on the history of South Africa’s cannons and the VOC cannon signal system, as well as a demonstration of the use of all the loading gear. The cannon is loaded with gunpowder (no projectile).  The cannoneer…

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November 2016

Full-moon picnic at the Taalmonument

November 12, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Afrikaans Language Monument Paarl, Western Cape 7620 South Africa + Google Map

Do you believe in the man in the moon or that the moon is made of cheese? Come and take a closer look at the full moon from the Afrikaanse Taalmonument on Paarlberg, at the first Full-moon Picnic of the season on Saturday 15 October 2016. Local as well as international visitors enjoy these picnics for the unbeaten sunset and night time views of the valley. Visitors can picnic any time between 17:00 and 22:00. A free guided monument tour…

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Afrikaans Language Monument – Cannon Firings

November 26, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Afrikaans Language Monument Paarl, Western Cape 7620 South Africa + Google Map

A cannon firing will take place at the  Afrikaanse Taalmonument in Paarl on the last Saturday of every month – part of a series of firings to be held, in collaboration with  CAOSA (Cannon Association of South Africa). The firing includes a short talk on the history of South Africa’s cannons and the VOC cannon signal system, as well as a demonstration of the use of all the loading gear. The cannon is loaded with gunpowder (no projectile).  The cannoneer…

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Stargazing Picnic at the Language Monument

November 26, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Stargazing enthusiasts should not miss the first Stargazing Picnic of the season at the Afrikaanse Taalmonument on Paarl Mountain on Saturday 29 October 2016. At these picnics visitors can discover the night skies with the help of the Orion Observation Group (OOG), an informal stargazing club from the Boland. The theme for the evening is “Mars is saddled up”. The picnic starts at 18:00. A guided tour of the Monument starts at 18:30. From 20:00 to 22:30 visitors can watch…

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December 2016

Aandwedloop ten bate van outisme/Night race in aid of autism

December 6, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Aandwedloop ten bate van outisme/Night Race in aid of autism (English below) Kom stap of draf saam – en help so om geld in te samel vir die Boland Skool vir Outisme – dis so maklik soos om in te skryf vir die Afrikaanse Taalmuseum en -monument en Paarl Atletiekklub se jaarlikse Aandwedloop op Woensdag 7 Desember 2016. Medaljes, kontantpryse en gelukkige trekkings is op die spel. Boland Skool vir Outisme, ‘n geregistreerde nie-winsgewende organisasie, is in 2010 gestig. Vandag…

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Full-Moon Picnic with Father Christmas at the Language Monument

December 15, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Do you believe in the man in the moon or that the moon is made of cheese? Come and take a closer look at the full moon from the Afrikaanse Taalmonument on Paarlberg. Local as well as international visitors enjoy these picnics for the unbeaten sunset and night time views of the valley. Visitors can picnic any time between 17:00 and 22:00. A free guided monument tour will take place at 18:30. Visitors are welcome to bring their own picnics…

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Stargazing Picnic at the Taalmonument

December 17, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Afrikaans Language Monument Paarl, Western Cape 7620 South Africa + Google Map

Stargazing enthusiasts should not miss the first Stargazing Picnic of the season at the Afrikaanse Taalmonument on Paarl Mountain on Saturday. At these picnics visitors can discover the night skies with the help of the Orion Observation Group (OOG), an informal stargazing club from the Boland. The theme for the evening is “Mars is saddled up”. The picnic starts at 18:00. A guided tour of the Monument starts at 18:30. From 20:00 to 22:30 visitors can watch the skies through…

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Dans van die Vlamme by die Taalmonument

December 30, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Die Psychedelic Theatre is op Vrydag 30 Desember 2016 weer terug op die Tuinteater-verhoog vir hul tiende “Dans van die Vlamme”-vertoning by die Afrikaanse Taalmonument in die Paarl.   Die uurlange Dans van die Vlamme-vertoning sluit in musiek, vuurdansers wat vlamme eet en uitblaas en onder andere met brandende hoelahoepels, palmkerse en vuurslange dans.   Marvin Lee-Beukes, akteur en stigterslid van die Psychedelic Theatre, sê dat hul tiende vertoning vanjaar sal insluit ’n kaleidoskoop van verskillende vuur vertonings wat vergesel word met…

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Afrikaans Language Monument – Cannon Firings

December 31, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Afrikaans Language Monument Paarl, Western Cape 7620 South Africa + Google Map

A cannon firing will take place at the  Afrikaanse Taalmonument in Paarl on the last Saturday of every month – part of a series of firings to be held, in collaboration with  CAOSA (Cannon Association of South Africa). The firing includes a short talk on the history of South Africa’s cannons and the VOC cannon signal system, as well as a demonstration of the use of all the loading gear. The cannon is loaded with gunpowder (no projectile).  The cannoneer…

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January 2017

Coenie de Villiers, Hemelbesem en Yoma by die Taalmonument

January 6, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Die bekende kunstenaars Coenie de Villiers, Hemel Besem en YOMA tree op Vrydag 6 Januarie 2017 as deel van die Tuinteater Piekniekkonsertreeks by die Afrikaanse Taalmonument in die Paarl op. Dié piekniekreeks is ten bate van Afrikaanse Taalmuseum en -monument se Laat ons Lees!-projek vir kinders. Coenie de Villiers is een van Suid-Afrika se gewildste liedjieskrywers, kunstenaars en televisie-aanbieders. Hy het onlangs sy twintigste album, “Emoji”, uitgegee. Die bekroonde Afrikaanse hip-hop-kunstenaar HemelBesem is ook bekend as radio- en televisie-aanbieder. Hy…

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Full-moon Picnic/Volmaanpieknieks

January 13, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Afrikaans Language Monument Paarl, Western Cape 7620 South Africa + Google Map

Do you believe in the man in the moon or that the moon is made of cheese? Come and take a closer look at the full moon from the Afrikaanse Taalmonument on Paarlberg. Local as well as international visitors enjoy these picnics for the unbeaten sunset and night time views of the valley. Visitors can picnic any time between 17:00 and 22:00. A free guided monument tour will take place at 18:30. Visitors are welcome to bring their own picnics…

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Stargazing Picnic/Sterrekykpiekniek

January 21, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Afrikaans Language Monument Paarl, Western Cape 7620 South Africa + Google Map

Stargazing enthusiasts should not miss the first Stargazing Picnic of the season at the Afrikaanse Taalmonument on Paarl Mountain. At these picnics visitors can discover the night skies with the help of the Orion Observation Group (OOG), an informal stargazing club from the Boland. The theme for the evening is “Mars is saddled up”. The picnic starts at 18:00. A guided tour of the Monument starts at 18:30. From 20:00 to 22:30 visitors can watch the skies through telescopes under…

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Die Afrikaanse Taalmonument – 2017 Gravity Mountain Bike Series

January 22, 2017 @ 7:30 am
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Gravity mountain biking (DH/End) is a genre of mountain biking practiced on steep, rough terrain that often features jumps, drops, rock gardens and other obstacles. Action packed with lots of crazy-wow moments, makes Gravity Mountain Biking a great Spectator Sport. Sunday:- Registration and Late entry: 07:30am to 10:30am Shuttle start: 08:00am Last shuttle before timed runs: 10:30am First Riders Start: Seating Run: 11:00am Race Run: 20min after Seeding run is completed Chainless Run (fun): after prize giving is completed Shade: There will be…

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The Rockets piekniekkonsert / picnic concert

January 27, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Rockets piekniekkonsert by die Taalmonument Tuinteater / Picnic concert with The Rockets at the Taalmonument Garden Theatre Die gewilde r&b/pop-groep The Rockets tree op Vrydag 27 Januarie 2017 as deel van die Tuinteater Piekniekreeks by die Afrikaanse Taalmonument in die Paarl op. Dié piekniekreeks word ten bate van die Laat ons Lees!-voorleesprojek vir kinders aangebied. The Rockets is ou bekendes op menige radiostasie en veral liedjies van hul Afrikaanse album, waaronder “Namakwa Daisy” en “Ek is Lief Vir Jou”,…

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February 2017

Bouckaert Soenen MTB Challenge & Fun Ride 2017

February 4, 2017 @ 5:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Bouckaert Soenen’s annual Cycle Race, 2 days of exhilarating cycling events. #1 EVENT: Bouckaert Soenen MTB Challenge & Fun Ride 2017 DATE: Saturday 04 February 2017 VENUE: Taalmonument, Paarl MTB Challenge and Fun ride Routes: 37km - Starts @ 6:30 am 24km - Starts @ 7:00 am 15 km - Starts @ 7:30 am GO TO THE INTERACTIVE MAP - https://goo.gl/ODaZ3s While cyclists are taking part in the challenge, family and friends can enjoy the stunning views over the Paarl…

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Full-Moon Picnic at the Language Monument

February 11, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Afrikaans Language Monument Paarl, Western Cape 7620 South Africa + Google Map

Do you believe in the man in the moon or that the moon is made of cheese? Come and take a closer look at the full moon from the Afrikaanse Taalmonument on Paarlberg. Local as well as international visitors enjoy these picnics for the unbeaten sunset and night time views of the valley. Visitors can picnic any time between 17:00 and 22:00. A free guided monument tour will take place at 18:30. Visitors are welcome to bring their own picnics…

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André Schwartz by die Afrikaanse Taal Monument

February 14, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Valentynspiekniekkonsert by die Taalmonument Tuinteater / Valentine’s Picnic concert at the Taalmonument Garden Theatre (English below) ‘n Valentynspiekniekkonsert met onder andere André Schwartz vind op 14 Februarie 2017 as deel van die Tuinteater Piekniekkonsertreeks by die Afrikaanse Taalmonument in die Paarl plaas. Dié piekniekreeks is ten bate van Afrikaanse Taalmuseum en -monument se Laat ons Lees!-projek vir kinders. Die vertoning begin om 19:30. Die hekke open reeds om 17:00. Besoekers is welkom om hul eie drankies (verkieslik geen glas) en…

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Stargazing Picnic at the Taalmonument

February 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Afrikaans Language Monument Paarl, Western Cape 7620 South Africa + Google Map

Stargazing enthusiasts should not miss the first Stargazing Picnic of the season at the Afrikaanse Taalmonument on Paarl Mountain. At these picnics visitors can discover the night skies with the help of the Orion Observation Group (OOG), an informal stargazing club from the Boland. The theme for the evening is “Mars is saddled up”. The picnic starts at 18:00. A guided tour of the Monument starts at 18:30. From 20:00 to 22:30 visitors can watch the skies through telescopes under…

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Cannon firings at the Taalmonument in Paarl

February 25, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Die Afrikaanse Taalmonument Would you like to fire a cannon? If you are clever enough, you might be able to – at the cannon firing at the Afrikaanse Taalmonument in Paarl on the last Saturday of every month. The firing is part of a series held in collaboration with CAOSA (Cannon Association of South Africa). The cannon, a Half Pounder (1770 Armstrong), is fired at 12:00 from the Garden Theatre stage. The cannoneer will ask a question about the cannon…

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March 2017

Full-Moon Picnic at the Language Monument

March 11, 2017 @ 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Afrikaans Language Monument Paarl, Western Cape 7620 South Africa + Google Map

Do you believe in the man in the moon or that the moon is made of cheese? Come and take a closer look at the full moon from the Afrikaanse Taalmonument on Paarlberg. Local as well as international visitors enjoy these picnics for the unbeaten sunset and night time views of the valley. Visitors can picnic any time between 17:00 and 22:00. A free guided monument tour will take place at 18:30. Visitors are welcome to bring their own picnics…

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Coenie de Villiers, HemelBesem en YOMA

March 18, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Afrikaans Language Monument Paarl, Western Cape 7620 South Africa + Google Map

Coenie de Villiers, HemelBesem en YOMA piekniekkonsert by die Taalmonument Tuinteater / Picnic concert with Coenie de Villiers, HemelBesem and YOMA at the Taalmonument Garden Theatre (English below) Die bekende kunstenaars Coenie de Villiers, HemelBesem en YOMA tree op Saterdag 18 Maart 2017 as deel van die Tuinteater Piekniekkonsertreeks by die Afrikaanse Taalmonument in die Paarl op. Dié piekniekreeks is ten bate van Afrikaanse Taalmuseum en -monument se Laat ons Lees!-projek vir kinders. Coenie de Villiers is een van Suid-Afrika…

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Stargazing Picnic at the Taalmonument

March 25, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Afrikaans Language Monument Paarl, Western Cape 7620 South Africa + Google Map

Stargazing enthusiasts should not miss the first Stargazing Picnic of the season at the Afrikaanse Taalmonument on Paarl Mountain. At these picnics visitors can discover the night skies with the help of the Orion Observation Group (OOG), an informal stargazing club from the Boland. The theme for the evening is “Mars is saddled up”. The picnic starts at 18:00. A guided tour of the Monument starts at 18:30. From 20:00 to 22:30 visitors can watch the skies through telescopes under…

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April 2017

Die Afrikaanse Taalmuseum en –monument: Cannon firings at the Taalmonument in Paarl

April 28, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Afrikaans Language Monument Paarl, Western Cape 7620 South Africa + Google Map

Cannon firings at the Taalmonument in Paarl on the last Saturday of every month. The firing is part of a series held in collaboration with CAOSA (Cannon Association of South Africa). The cannon is fired at 12:00 from the Garden Theatre stage. The cannoneer will ask a question about the cannon or cannon history and a member of the public who answers correctly, will get the opportunity to fire the cannon. CAOSA issues a certificate as proof that this person…

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May 2017

Boekbekendstelling: Vat jou hele hart / Launch: Book on China

May 21, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Boek oor China by Taalmonument bekendgestel / Book on China launched at Taalmonument (English below) ’n Afrikaanse boek oor China – die eerste van sy soort – word op Sondag 21 Mei 2017 by die Afrikaanse Taalmonument in die Paarl bekendgestel. Vat jou hele Hart is Elkarien Fourie, van Franschhoek, se tweede boek. Sy is ’n vryskutjoernalis wat vir nege jaar saam met haar man in China gewoon en gewerk het. Fourie se memoir word beskryf as ’n heerlike kennismaking…

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Afrikadag / Africa Day: Lukhanyo marimbagroep

May 25, 2017 @ 12:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Africa Day with the Lukhanyo Marimba Band “The Africa in Afrikaans” is the theme of the Afrikaanse Taalmuseum en -monument (ATM)’s celebration of Africa Day on Thursday 25 May 2017. The festivities include live music, guided tours and a special educational programme. The Lukhanyo Marimba Band from Mbekweni will perform at the Taalmonument on Paarl Mountain from 12:00 to 13:00. Guided tours will be offered to visitors from 08:00 to 16:00. Eighty grade seven learners from Mary Help of Christians…

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Kanonafvurings / Cannon firings

May 27, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Afrikaans Language Monument Paarl, Western Cape 7620 South Africa + Google Map

Kanonafvurings by die Taalmonument in die Paarl / Cannon firings at the Taalmonument in Paarl (English below) Wil jy ‘n kanon afvuur? As jy slim genoeg is, kan jy dalk – by die kanonafvuring op elke laaste Saterdag van die maand by die Afrikaanse Taalmonument in die Paarl. Dié reeks afvurings word in samewerking met CAOSA (Cannon Association of South Africa) aangebied. Die kanon, ‘n Halfponder (1770 Armstrong), word om 12:00 op die Tuinteater-verhoog afgevuur. ‘n Lid van die publiek…

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August 2017

Die Afrikaanse Taalmonument- Cannon Firings

August 26, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Afrikaans Language Monument Paarl, Western Cape 7620 South Africa + Google Map

Cannon firings at the Taalmonument in Paarl on the last Saturday of every month. The firing is part of a series held in collaboration with CAOSA (Cannon Association of South Africa). The cannon is fired at 12:00 from the Garden Theatre stage. The cannoneer will ask a question about the cannon or cannon history and a member of the public who answers correctly, will get the opportunity to fire the cannon. CAOSA issues a certificate as proof that this person…

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Argiefwerkswinkel / Archiving workshop

August 28, 2017 @ 9:00 am - August 30, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
Afrikaans Language Monument Paarl, Western Cape 7620 South Africa + Google Map

Argiefwerkswinkel in die Paarl / Archiving workshop in Paarl (English below) Argivaris Pétria Marais bied 28 tot 30 Augustus 2017 ‘n inleidende argiefwerkswinkel by die Afrikaanse Taalmonument in die Paarl aan. Dié gewilde driedagwerkswinkel, wat vanjaar vir die sesde keer aangebied word, is geskik vir bibliotekarisse, museum- en erfenisbeamptes en dokumentering- en argiefassistente. Marais is ‘n gekwalifiseerde argivaris met baie jare ervaring in die veld van rekordbestuur en argivering. Sy het deur haar werk as konsultant, navorser, erfenisbeampte, projekleier en…

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September 2017

Kanonafvurings / Cannon firings

September 30, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Afrikaans Language Monument Paarl, Western Cape 7620 South Africa + Google Map

Cannon firings at the Taalmonument in Paarl Would you like to fire a cannon? If you are clever enough, you might be able to – at the cannon firing at the Afrikaanse Taalmonument in Paarl on the last Saturday of every month. The firing is part of a series held in collaboration with CAOSA (Cannon Association of South Africa). The cannon, a Half Pounder (1770 Armstrong), is fired at 12:00 from the Garden Theatre stage. The cannoneer will ask a…

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December 2017

Volmaanpiekniek / Full-moon Picnic

December 1, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Afrikaans Language Monument Paarl, Western Cape 7620 South Africa + Google Map

Maanskyn, rose en pieknieks by die Taalmonument / Lighten up your live with a full-moon picnic at the Language monument (English below) Soms is alles net maanskyn en rose, veral as jy die volmaan van nader bekyk op ‘n heerlike lenteaand op die beeldskone Paarlberg. Daarom nooi die Afrikaanse Taalmonument se vriendelike personeel almal hartlik uit om saam met ons die eerste Volmaanpiekniek van die somerseisoen te vier op Vrydag, 6 Oktober 2017. Dié pieknieks is baie gewild onder plaaslike…

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ATKV-Rieldans competition

December 2, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Afrikaans Language Monument Paarl, Western Cape 7620 South Africa + Google Map

Beleef die oudste dansstyl in Suid-Afrika, ‘n unieke, energieke voetwerkwonder wat sedert antieke tye verhale vertel en gebeure kleurvol vier. Dit sal jou asem wegslaan en die stof so laat staan. Wandelpaaie, buitelug galery met gedigte, speelpark, restaurant en gratis begeleide toer van die monument ook beskikbaar. -------------- Experience the oldest dance style in South Africa, a unique, energetic feat of the feet that's been used to tell stories and celebrate events since ancient times. It will leave you breathless…

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Sterrekykpiekniek / Stargazing Picnic

December 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Afrikaans Language Monument Paarl, Western Cape 7620 South Africa + Google Map

The Stars do the Night Shift at the Language Monument Most people may not like working night shift, but fortunately the stars feel different. And therefore, the Afrikaans Language Monument's ever-popular Stargazing picnic series can again kick off on 11 November with a festive night in a picturesque setting. Visitors can explore the starry sky thanks to members of the Orion Observation Group (OOG) who love to share their knowledge and telescopes. In addition, a beautiful sunset and a free…

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January 2018

Volmaanpiekniek /Full-moon picnic at the Language monument

January 2, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Afrikaans Language Monument Paarl, Western Cape 7620 South Africa + Google Map

Maanskyn, rose en pieknieks by die Taalmonument / Lighten up your live with a full-moon picnic at the Language monument (English below) Soms is alles net maanskyn en rose, veral as jy die volmaan van nader bekyk op ‘n heerlike lenteaand op die beeldskone Paarlberg. Daarom nooi die Afrikaanse Taalmonument se vriendelike personeel almal hartlik uit om saam met ons die eerste Volmaanpiekniek van die somerseisoen te vier. Dié pieknieks is baie gewild onder plaaslike inwoners én oorsese besoekers, wat…

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February 2018

Piekniekkonsert: Riana Nel / Picnic Concert: Riana Nel

February 3, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Afrikaans Language Monument Paarl, Western Cape 7620 South Africa + Google Map

Riana wag vir jou onder die sterre by die Taalmonument / Riana awaits you under the stars at the Language Monument (English below) “Ek staan onder die aand se sterre. Vrede vind ek in die stille nag. Dit is waar ek vir jou wag.” Só sing die gewilde sanger, liedjieskrywer en gebore Namibiër Riana Nel wat op ‘n heerlike someraand op die piekniek-planke by die Afrikaanse Taalmonument in Paarl gaan optree. Op Saterdag, 3 Februarie 2018 wil sy almal omvou…

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Stersirkel-fotografiewerkswinkel

February 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Afrikaans Language Monument Paarl, Western Cape 7620 South Africa + Google Map

Stersirkels-fotografiewerkswinkel / Star trails photography workshop (English below) ’n Fotografiewerkswinkel, waar deelnemers sal leer om stersirkels ("star trails") af te neem, word op Vrydag 16 Februarie 2018 by die Afrikaanse Taalmonument in die Paarl aangebied. Dié praktiese werkswinkel, deur professionele fotograaf en geregistreerde toergids, Peter Haarhoff, van die Cape Photographic Company, is geskik vir beginner- tot intermediêre fotograwe. ‘n SLR-kamera (digitaal of 35mm), driepoot en beheerkabel is noodsaaklik. Deelnemers sal maklike en betroubare maniere leer om goeie stersirkel-foto’s te neem,…

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Piekniekkonsert: Elvis Blue / Picnic Concert: Elvis Blue

February 17, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Afrikaans Language Monument Paarl, Western Cape 7620 South Africa + Google Map

Elvis en die Taalmonument / Elvis and the Afrikaans Language Monument (English below) Die energieke en vrygewige sangsensasie Elvis Blue gaan besoekers aan die Afrikaanse Taalmonument op Saterdag, 17 Februarie 2018, betower tussen die groen en graniet op Paarlberg. Dié koning van konserte het al talle pryse vir sy topverkoper-albums ontvang, dus daar is g’n kans dat aanhangers en nuwe aanhangers ‘n bloutjie gaan loop nie. Boonop is dit deel van die monument se Konsertreeks - waaroor inwoners, buitelanders en…

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May 2018

Afrikaanse Taalmonunent -Afrikadag / Africa Day

May 25, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Afrikaans Language Monument Paarl, Western Cape 7620 South Africa + Google Map

Fellow Africans can visit Taalmonument for free on Africa Day Celebration will focus on the influence of African languages on Afrikaans To reaffirm the Afrikaans language's African heritage, the Afrikaans Language Museum and Monument (ATM) will celebrate Africa Day by focussing on the influence of African languages on Afrikaans and Afrikaans's influence on African languages on Friday, 25 May 2018. Moreover, access is for free on this day for Africans (except South Africans) who arrive with their valid passports from…

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