AFRICA UMOJA – The Spirit of Togetherness, tells the tale of South Africa, its people, and their song. Marvel at the beautiful costumes and award-winning, internationally acclaimed choreography.
AFRICA UMOJA: The Spirit of Togetherness is a two hour explosion of song and dance performed for Kings, Presidents and members of the public in over 50 countries worldwide. It is easy to understand how AFRICA UMOJA packed theatres around the world over the years. This is musical theatre at its exhilarating best.
Creators Todd Twala and Thembi Nyandeni, who were part of Ipi Ntombi, have created a masterpiece from the dramatic drum solos at the start to the final chorus.
It all started with their dream of assisting the youth of South Africa to remember their heritage has become a reality. AFRICA UMOJA was a concept created by Todd and Thembi to keep underprivileged youth off the streets and give them a chance to live a dream. This dream has become a reality for many of the AFRICA UMOJA cast members over the years.
AFRICA UMOJA not only celebrates South Africa, it elevates the human spirit. Be part of the audience today and get swept up by the energy generated on stage. You won’t want it to stop. AFRICA UMOJA - if you miss this, you’ve missed the best of what Africa has to offer!
Experience TRUE AFRICA, watch dances that have been performed for hundreds of years. The Venda Snake Dance and the fury of the Traditional Zulu tribal dancing. Relive the energy of Sophiatown, infused with passionate voices as they tell their story. Live the adventure of the gold miners and their intense gumboot dancing that narrates some of the history of South Africa. Experience the remarkable journey traveled to the current sounds and dancing of Kwaito that make Hip Hop look like it’s standing still
AFRICA UMOJA – The Spirit of Togetherness, tells the tale of South Africa, its people and their song. Marvel at the beautiful costumes and award winning, internationally acclaimed choreography.l
“Dance like demons, sing like angels and drum like magicians possessed”
- The London Times