Cape Town - Residents of Cape Town have come out in support of the call to officially change the name of Zonnebloem back to District Six.
Bonita Bennett, director of the District Six Museum, said: “We received overwhelming support from Capetonians over the past few days and I am amazed because my initial thought was that people would say this is just another campaign, but they fully supported us.”
Bennett said the online petition the Museum created last week had received more than 800 signatures so far.
“This is mostly because this is something that affects everyone and is entwined with culture and identity,” she said.
Bennett said the museum had been inundated with emails supporting the renaming.