FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
31 AUGUST 2021, PRETORIA
PANSALB TO COMMEMORATE DEAF AWARENESS MONTH
The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) is in celebration of the international month for the deaf, 01 September 2021, calls for public comments on the standardization of the South African Sign Language interpretation of the national anthem.
A prototype video of the national anthem has been put in place in terms of section 8 (11) (a) and (b) of the PanSALB Act 59 of 1995 as amended in 1999, to provide for making of rules for promoting and creating condition for the development and use of all official languages.
This year’s celebration also marks the first anniversary of the South African Sign Language Charter (SASLC) launch.
Details of the celebration are as follows:
Date : Wednesday, 01 September 2021
Time : 09h00 – 13h30
Venue : Ekurhuleni Schools for the deaf, City of Ekurhuleni, Gauteng
Enquiries : Mr Siphiwe Mabasa on 079 6450991 or firstname.lastname@example.org