Photos: Celebrating Jakes Gerwel’s legacy

Jakes Gerwel’s legacy was celebrated on 10 November in Woodstock in various ways – from talks about relevant topics, music performances, poetry, theatre to a photo exhibition. Click here to view some of the pictures of this exceptional day.

Jakes Gerwel – Celebrating an icon’s legacy

The life and legacy of the late Prof Jakes Gerwel, former UWC Rector and Vice-Chancellor, was recently celebrated with, among other things, a keynote address by anti-apartheid activist Jay Naidoo.

The importance of being Jakes …

In the month in which the Foundation celebrates the legacy of Jakes Gerwel, Heinrich Gerwel remembers the lessons he learned from his father.

Jakes Gerwel Stigting deel van die Etienne van Heerden Veldsoirée

Die tweede Etienne van Heerden Veldsoirée, wat gereël word deur die bekende feesorganiseerder, Darryl David, vind vanaf 22 tot 25 September in die Cradock-distrik plaas. Vanjaar is die eerste keer dat dié fees in samewerking met die Jakes Gerwel Stigting na Somerset-Oos uitgebrei sal word.

Madiba Magic celebrates Nelson Mandela’s centenary

The Jakes Gerwel Foundation and Tafelberg Publishers will commemorate Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday on 18 July 2018 by relaunching the classic Madiba Magic, an anthology of folk tales selected by Madiba, at fifteen primary schools across the country.

Video: Afrikaanse digkuns se nuwe gesig

Is daar ’n nuwe beweging in die Afrikaanse digkuns ter sprake? Waaroor skryf ons jong digters en hoe verskil, of word hulle geïnspireer, deur hul voorgangers?