Zimbabwean/Norfolk based singer, songwriter, dancer, musician and all-round polymath, Anna Mudeka, has been commissioned by Hostry Festival to lead the African Choir of Norfolk. Inviting people of African heritage from across the county to lend their vocal talents and showcase the rich cultural heritage of the 54 nations that make up the continent through a diverse repertoire curated by artistic director, Anna. The African Choir of Norfolk’s inaugural performance has been postponed to next year’s Hostry Festival in October 2021. Not to be defeated by lockdown, Arts Council England and Arts La’Olam have enabled rehearsals to be transferred online empowering members to unleash their full choral force in perfect harmonisation in time for the festival launch and a follow up performance at the Norfolk Arts Awards. Check out our interview on BBC Music Introducing Norfolk to hear more about the choir. https://youtu.be/0sSGtnS4Lu4

“Really proud to be working with Arts La’Olam on their Arts Council England funded socially distanced programme #betweenspaces #lockeddownbutjumping #letscreate, we will be … *(add details of project)* … watch this space and follow us on social media for more details “

Norwich Hostry Festival 2019 launch night. Photo credit ©Simon Finlay Photography.

Details: From 30th May to 17th October

For more information on how to join the choir https://africanchoirofnorfolk.org/

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