South African Culture





South African Languages 

We're not called the rainbow nation for nothing. South Africa has 11 official languages, and scores of unofficial ones. English is the most commonly spoken language in official and commercial public life but only the fifth most spoken home language.The country's democratic Constitution, which came into effect on 4 February 1997, recognises 11 official languages, to which the state guarantees equal status.

South African Sport
In South Africa soccer, rugby and cricket are their main Sports " Other sports with significant support are hockey,swimming, athletics, golf, boxing, tennis and netball. Although soccer commands the greatest following among the youth, other sports like basketball, surfing, and skateboarding are increasingly popular.

South African Foods
The cuisine of South Africa is sometimes called "rainbow cuisine", as it has had a variety of multicultural sources and stages.These colonists brought European cookery styles with them. The Afrikaners have their succulent potjiekos, tamatiebredie ,tomato bredie, or stews of lamb and mutton with tomato and onion sauce, with or without rice.

South African Poems
The poetry of South Africa covers a broad range of themes, forms and styles.This article discusses the context that contemporary poets have come from and identifies the major poets of South Africa, their works and influence.And their Amaizing poems of the Voortrekkers Days, and the Poems of Today.

South African Flag Songs
Another flag song, this time about the former South African flag called "Die Vlaglied" / "The Song of the Flag" which was composed by CJ Langenhoven, the composer of the former South African National Anthem "Die Stem van Suid-Afrika" / "The Call of South Africa".

South African Coat of Arms
The South African National Seal with its symbols on the original South African Coat of Arms places the white South African nation alongside the other Great Israel Nations of the West and identifies them as THE ANCIENT TRIBE OF JUDAH. The Coat of Arms heraldry aligned with thesc scriptures gives Judah’s latter-day geographical location as South Africa. Since this latter-day discovery, the White South Africans can easily be identified as the Biblical tribe of Judah whose ultimate destination was skillfully guided by the Creator and their identity concealed for it only to be revealed long after their arrival on theAfrican continent.

South African Music
Afrikaans music was primarily influenced by Dutch folk styles, along with French and German influences, in the early twentieth century. In 1979 the South African Music scene changed from the Tranetrekkers to more lively sounds and the introduction of new names in the market with the likes of Anton Goosen, David Kramer, Koos du Plessis, Fanie de Jager, and Laurika Rauch. Afrikaans music is currently one of the most popular and best selling industries on the South African music scene.

South African Jokes
Here You can find a few South African Jokes.

South African Ghost Stories

The ghosts of South Africa couldn't be more varied. You'll find killers, victims, poltergeists, spooky drivers, as well as battlefield and road death spirits.
Each one gives you a little insight into South Africa's story. But most of all, they provide for cracking good entertainment.

South African Recipes
South African cooking has its roots in the many cultures that have visited the country over time. Therefore you will find the main dishes include a mixture of Eastern flavours, Western tastes and a healthy dose of bushveld ingredients.

South African Links

South African Boere Links

South African Art

South Africa is home to some of the most ancient and beautiful art in the world - the rock art of the ancestors of today's Bushman or San. It is also the scene of a host of diverse and challenging contemporary artists producing important new work.

South African Tribes
There are 11 official languages in South Africa and Xhosa is known to be listed as one of those languages. Approximately 18 percent of South Africa’s population speaks the language, and when doing the maths, that makes it around 7.9 million people. Xhosa is marked by a number of tongue-clicking sounds.

South African Travel Guide
South Africa is located at the southern tip of Africa. It is bordered by Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Swaziland and Lesotho ,which is completely surrounded by South Africa. It is a vast country with widely varying landscapes and has 11 official languages, as well as an equally diverse population. South Africa is renowned for its wines and is one of the world's largest producers of gold.

Ons Tuis Blad
Tuis blad is a webpage to Try and Help to solve the Crimes in South Africa,People that have been killed,Farm Murders,Missing Childeren and many other Cases and Crimes,that have happened Dayly in the past,and that still has not been Solve till today .So if you no of a Crime or a case ON MISSING CHILDREN We would like to Help,and if you would  like me to put it on Tuis Blad, that what has happened and not solved till today,let us no ,we are glad to put it on our page free of change ,and willing to help.send me a e-mail at damiande@web.de or leave a message on my Gestbook,and we will contact you.