WINDHOEK- Windhoekers get an opportunity to experience the exciting and delightful programme which the Maranatha Singers presented to audiences in Germany when they feature in the Auala Hall of the Deutsche Höhere Primere Schule tomorrow evening starting from seven O’clock (19h00).
The programme, titled Twahangana, an Oshiwambo word meaning “Unity”, was received with enthusiasm and appreciation by the German audiences. The choir received standing ovations at every concert and halls were filled to capacity. The songs are enhanced with dances, melodic and non-melodic percussion instruments. The colourful costumes display the diverse traditional attire of the different cultural groups in Namibia. Through their songs the choir depicts the unity in diversity among the different cultures in Namibia. The Maranatha Singers is one of Namibia’s foremost choral groups, and is under the baton of experienced local conductor, Evy George. that recently returned from a successful tour to Germany present the same concert in the DHPS Auala Hall tomorrow evening starting from seven O’clock(19h00).
The choir consists of a group of nearly 40 experienced and talented singers from diverse cultural, ethnic and language backgrounds, who share a passion for the rich Namibian and African repertoire. The choir’s repertoire for the Germany programme included mostly traditional songs by talented Namibian composers, including Engehardt ‡Unaeb, Hans Eichab, Marcellinus Swartbooi and Roger Nautoro. Most of these songs were included in a concert repertoire for the first time.
Entry is N$60 for adults and N$30 for children. This will be their only concert in Windhoek. CDs and DVDs will be on sale. For more information, contact Anna-Marie Martin at 0812037165 or Sony van Wyk at 0811498918.