WATCH: Restoring colour to the Bo-Kaap

The very thing that defines the community, gone completely stark white. But, not to worry, it’s only part of an activation to remind people of the freedom of expression that lies at the centre of the Bo-Kaap’s colourful homes. Tanya Nefdt reports. Courtesy #DStv403

CAPE TOWN -The vibrant Bo-Kaap suburb in Cape Town is famous for its rows of colourful painted houses.

But would happen if the historic area lost its colours?

An initiative is painting the façades of iconic Wale Street homes, as well as the Bo-Kaap Museum, stark white for a day.

To trigger a reminder that stripping the Bo-Kaap of its colour, equates to stripping it of its culture.

* Tanya Nefdt has more. Watch the video above.


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