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Thandiswa Mazwai concert on 6 March
March 4, 2018, 3:25 pm
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The Embassy of South Africa in cooperation with the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters (NCCAL) of Kuwait will host a music performance by Ms. Thandiswa Mazwai and her group on Tuesday, 6 March at 7:30 pm at the Abdul Hussein Abdul Redah Theatre (Salmiyah Theatre). Ms. Mazwai's performance is part of the cultural program of the NCCAL that highlights the vibrant arts and cultural relations and exchanges between the Republic of South Africa and Kuwait.

Ms. Thandiswa is one of the most influential South African musicians of her generation. She began her career in 1998 with Bongo Maffin, one of the pioneering bands of Kwaito. After 6 award−winning albums with Bongo Maffin, she ventured into a solo career.

Zabalaza
(2004 Gallo Records)
Thandiswa’s debut award winning and multi-platinum album. Winner of 4 South African Music Awards, 2 Kora Awards, and a BBC World Music Award nomination.

Ibokwe
(2009 Gallo Records)
Thandiswa’s critically acclaimed second album that “forcefully cemented her position at the forefront of a new generation extolling the Urban Zulu sound” Guardian, 2009

Dance of the Forgotten Free
(2010 Gallo Records)
Winner of 2 South African Music
Awards: Best Female Artist and Best DVD.

Belede
(2016 King Tha / UMG)
A collection of reinterpretations of legendary South African Jazz and Protest anthems from the 1950’s and 1960’s ‘golden era’. Inspired by the music, she listened to whilst growing up; the title ‘Belede’ is named after and dedicated to Thandiswa’s late mother, a major influence in her music and political stance.

 

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