Black Umfolosi performances are inspired by the traditional song and dance of their native southern Africa, with a beauty and enthusiasm that is unrivalled.
Their performances are energy driven and completely engaging, mixing a great gentleness of spirit and song with an exuberance in dance. Their trademark harmonies mixed with intricate rhythms, clicking and clapping are highlighted during their brilliantly choreographed shows with a full range of movements from subtle to vibrant stomping and leaping! Their famous Gumboot Dances showcase the traditional styles and rituals of the South African mining regions and are a particular crowd pleaser.
The group formed in 1982 in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, naming themselves after the Umfolozi Omnyama River –an area to which their ancestors can be traced to.
Arguably Zimbabwe’s greatest ambassadors, the group have toured the UK many times building up a lasting relationship with venues and their fans.
The group have a natural ability to communicate passion and feeling in their spectacular performances that thrill audiences worldwide.
Black Umfolosi will be running a special song and dance workshop starting at 5pm. They will teach dance steps and vocal parts introducing participants to traditional Zimbabwean styles resulting in a rewarding and memorable experience. The group give fascinating insights about where they live and their background –making the whole experience enlightening, informative and entertaining.
AT THE GLOBE
At the time of writing this description we do not know what, if any, restrictions there might be on attending events in the future.
We have released a limited number of tickets for sale for people to attend this gig in the venue.
We will issue refunds to any ticket holders who are unable to attend due to government regulations.
TO VIEW THE LIVESTREAM
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A livestream ticket costs £7.50. You may like to pay more if you are feeling generous or if there is more than one person watching.
Children and young people under 16 years old may attend events accompanied by an adult (age over 18). They are not allowed to enter the premises after 9pm and they must leave the premises by midnight. Under 16s are not allowed to purchase soft drinks, but they may consume soft drinks bought for them by their accompanying adult.
16 and 17 year olds are allowed to attend events unaccompanied by an adult and they may purchase soft drinks. They must leave the premises by midnight.