Since the release of the film on 16 December 2009, there has been numerous discussions relating to a wide variety.
Until 1995, a year after the demise of apartheid government in South Africa, 16 December was commemorated as Dingaan’s Dag (Dingane’s Day), a celebration by most of the Afrikaner speaking population as it represented the Voortrekkers’ victory over the Zulus
Today in South Africa the 16 December is called the Day of Reconciliation. A day where black and white come together and put aside their past differences. Why was 16 December chosen for reconciliation?
The significance of the objects is simply that objects pertaining to Botha should not only been discussed and placed in their cultural historic context but should also be supported by knowledge on the man and his contribution in his historical
The Battle of Blood/Ncome River (16 December 1838) is included as a part of the 16 December South African national holiday, the Day of Reconciliation.