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Sunday, August 17, 2014


(Ntobeko Sibiya)

The 2014 third year African Music and Dance students in The School of Arts at UKZN present what promises to be an exciting fund-raising performance at Howard College Theatre on August 18.

The aim of the concert is to fundraise for the upcoming Annual African Cultural Calabash which will be held on October 18, 2014. The concert features great talents of the team itself third year African Music and Dance students- Ikusasa lethu – Our Future which is an AMD professional touring ensemble at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, directed by Dr Patricia Opondo.

The concert features three ensembles- Ikusasa lethu, The Sacred featuring Nontobeko Sibiya (an Afro Gospel group which was formed by students from Howard College Campus - Afro Jazz singer Nontobeko Sibiya and friends - Mthobisi, Kholeka, Ziyanda, Njabulo, and Saneh - and AMD Students.

In celebration of Women’s month, the concert features compositions, choreography’s and arrangements by the female students in the programme.

The theme of the show is “Bring back our girls in the name of African Music in solidarity of the Nigerian girls that were captured by the Bhoko Haram.

The concert takes place from 12h15 to 13h05 in Howard College Theatre on August 18. Entrance fee, R10. Donations of a greater amount are welcome. For further info email: or or contact 083 328 9509