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 scheduled at this year’s Hostry Festival in October 2020. 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. “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 soon”

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/

  • About the new African Choir of Norfolk

    June 1, 2019 by

    New African Choir of Norfolk is launched! What is the New African Choir of Norfolk This is a brand new project from the Hostry Festival We aim to celebrate those from Africa living in Norfolk We want to find singers of all abilities to sing in our choir We are looking for singers to join… Read more

  • Online singing

    May 13, 2020 by

    Hi this is Anna Mudeka, director of the Norfolk African Choir here to share some special news with you. We are so pleased to have received funding to run 12 sessions of singing for the African choir from the Arts Council England through Lets create lockdown but jumping project. Thank you to Daisy of Arts… Read more

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