Stamp of approval: Brenda Fassie, Miriam Makeba and others get their own stamps

By admin
20 August 2014

The South African Post Office has immortalized South African musical icons by making a special batch of stamps.

The Post office in collaboration with SAMRO has released postage stamps with the images of some of South Africa’s iconic musicians.

The likes of  James Phillips, Brenda Fassie, Johannes Kerkorrel, Lucky Dube, Miriam Makeba, Solomon Linda, Spokes Mashiane, Simon “Mahlathini” Nkabinde, Kippie Moeketsi and Taliep Petersen.

These iconic musicians will be immortalized on postage stamps that will be on display and on sale at a free concert evening on the 30th of August at the Wits Great Hall.

“The music legends featured on the commemorative stamps were chosen for their innovative music, which brought fundamental change to the perceptions of South Africans and was instrumental in uniting societies,” explains Lungile Lose of the SA Post Office.

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