with the universal themes of peace, reflection, celebration and
community building, woven around the Seven Principles of Kwanzaa.
Reprising "Songs of Peace and Joy," our theme for this season of lights,
charity and joy with a variety of songs from Kenya, Namibia, Ghana,
Botswana, Benin, Cameroon, the Congos, Nigeria, Uganda, South Africa and
from other regions of Africa. Some songs are communal and interactive,
often inviting the audience to join in celebrating the joys of the
holiday season. A fun event for the whole family and friends
Songs of Africa Ensemble, a
multicultural and eclectic group of highly trained musicians promoting
new genres of choral music from around Africa and its diaspora. Songs
teach about Africa’s music, its peoples, languages and cultures and
create opportunities for incorporating new styles of African-descent
music into modern choral repertory.