Telling stories with words set to music

2019-02-28 06:00
The US Woordfees at Stellenbosch University will featureKwathi ke Kaloku(Once Upon a Time), presented by the Cape Town Music Academy, is a celebration of Xhosa children’s literature and indigenous music by award winning author and storyteller Sindiwe Magona and renowned local musician Bongani Sotshononda and his United Nations of Africa band. In Kwathi ke Kaloku, Magona and the cast perform a combination of two of her well-known children’s tales, The best meal ever! and Stronger than a lion to Sotshononda’s enchanting sounds, with instruments such as the marimba, kora and kudu horns. Based on a true experience, this entertaining production teaches children the valuable lesson that fortune favours the brave, and brings a message of hope and determination to audience members young and old. It will be staged at Stellenbosch Town Hall on Friday 1 March at 15:30 and at Amazink Kayamandi at 15:00 on Saturday 2 March and 10:00 on Sunday 3 March. Book through Computicket.

The US Woordfees at Stellenbosch University will featureKwathi ke Kaloku(Once Upon a Time), presented by the Cape Town Music Academy, is a celebration of Xhosa children’s literature and indigenous music by award winning author and storyteller Sindiwe Magona and renowned local musician Bongani Sotshononda and his United Nations of Africa band. In Kwathi ke Kaloku, Magona and the cast perform a combination of two of her well-known children’s tales, The best meal ever! and Stronger than a lion to Sotshononda’s enchanting sounds, with instruments such as the marimba, kora and kudu horns. Based on a true experience, this entertaining production teaches children the valuable lesson that fortune favours the brave, and brings a message of hope and determination to audience members young and old. It will be staged at Stellenbosch Town Hall on Friday 1 March at 15:30 and at Amazink Kayamandi at 15:00 on Saturday 2 March and 10:00 on Sunday 3 March. Book through Computicket.

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