Welcome to the Woordeboek van die Afrikaanse Taal!
The Woordeboek van die Afrikaanse Taal celebrated its 85th birthday on 28 March with a function in the Conservatoire of the University of Stellenbosch. From left to right on the photograph are: Dr Willem Botha, editor-in-chief of the WAT, the artist Laurinda Hofmeyr, Prof. Magda Fourie, Vice-Rector (Teaching) and chairperson of the Board of Directors of the WAT, Mr Mpume Mbata, editor-in-chief of the Zulu Dictionary Unit in Durban, en Mrs Erna Meaker, chairperson of the WAT Trust.
The Woordeboek van die Afrikaanse Taal
The WAT as institution
David Kramer performed at Woordpret during September 2010. He discussed the origin of some of his songs, spoke about the writing process and sang famous hits as well as new songs. The guests enjoyed David's informal and sincere style.
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