Colin and partner in Royal Festival Hall - the 1990's

from Southbank Centre Archive:

The Women of Africa concert in the late 90's transformed my singing and catapulted me into a love of ethnic music from around the world. Sally Nyolo, Sibongile Khumalo, Oumou Sangare and Hanitra Rasoanaivo. What amazing and inspiring women. "I meant to add in my last contribution...having been inspired by women who sang, danced and played percussion in the Women of Africa concert, I went on to join an African drumming ensemble myself - and ended up performing with them on the terrace outside the Festival Hall! It's easy not to notice the ongoing impact of individual events on one's life; …   more >>

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Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. accessed: 20 July, 2024 (Southbank Centre Archive,

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall


Listening to

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performance of 'unknown' performed by Hanitra Rasoanaiva, Sally Nyolo, Sibongile Khumalo, Oumou Sangaré

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1990's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Ivan Hewett on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:40:45 +0100
Approved on Wed, 27 Jan 2016 10:07:14 +0000