Dali Tambo: Long March to Freedom sculptures at Canal Walk celebrate freedom

Sara-Jayne King talks to the CEO of the National Heritage Project Company Dali Tambo about this pinnacle of heritage tourism.

  • National Heritage Project Company CEO Dali Tambo says the exhibition is a pinnacle of human rights activists and struggle leaders
  • Heritage tourism is a drawcard says Tambo and a way to showcase more fully all those involved in the struggle

The collection of 100 life-sized bronze statues pays homage to the heroes of South Africa’s liberation struggle.

In its conception, its remit was to have a one-stop struggle theme park where domestic and foreign people could go where there would be a library, a market, and at its pinnacle this Long Walk to Freedom pantheon of human rights activists and revolutionary leaders of people who walked through the pages of our history – and to be a heritage tourism site.

Dali Tambo, CEO…

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