A “five part” a cappella ensemble made up of women from Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, Nobuntu celebrates African and Zimbabwean traditions and performing arts. Nobuntu mixes traditional southern African music with Afro Jazz, Gospel and Crossover with dance movements.
A Dufford Institute for Cultural Diversity Event in conjunction with Newberry Arts For All (NAFA)
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 8:00 P.M.
On Sale Tier 1 price: $20.00 Tier 2 price: $35.00 Tier 3 price: $30.00
Nobuntu is one of the only all-female professional a cappella groups in Zimbabwe. After releasing their first album “Thina”, which was successful enough in Africa that they toured in Europe, playing in concert halls, theatres, and festivals. Playing traditional African music, Afro Jazz, and Gospel, Nobuntu celebrates African traditions in music, dance, art, and religious beliefs. The group’s second album, “Ekhaya” has had huge success in Zimbabwe landing at #1 on the Zimbabwean Music Videos. Nobuntu was nominated for Best Musician of the Year, at the Zimbabwe International Women Awards in 2015. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn about Zimbabwean and African culture when Nobuntu visits the Newberry Opera House!For people of all ages, there is a 1-hour abbreviated educational performance on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. Call the Box Office for more information 803-276-6264.