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The Heroes Holiday

Every year in the second week of August, the Heroes Day is celebrated in Zimbabwe. This, along with the Independence day celebrations, marks one of the most significant holidays in the Zimbabwean calendar. In this chat, I speak to Rumbi Bvira who is the Resident National Heroes Acre curator. She explains the meaning and significance of both the holiday and the Heroes Acre. Although it was recorded in 2017, the information given here is timeless…Enjoy!

The interview was done in 2017.

In the background is the statue and tomb of the unknown soldier at the National Heroes Acre

Happy Travelling!