‘Taste of Southern Africa’ - A Intimate evening with Valanga Khoza at Burnley Brewing
Valanga Khoza left South Africa in 1976, exiled along with many other young people because of their struggle against apartheid or racism. The music and stories he has since created reflects the places he has been and the people he has touched throughout his journey.
He is a master of many traditional instruments such as kalimba, marimba and shijororo, as well as possessing a velvety voice. He has recorded six albums of original music and is a full time professional musician. An evening to show case talent, charm and storytelling.
Enjoy supper and an evening of truly beautiful music.
Valanga charms his audiences with humour and wit, telling stories that are embellished by beautiful music form many traditional instruments such as the kalimba, marimba and shijoro (jaw harp) aswell as irresistable rhythms from the guitar, percussion and Valanga’s velvety voice.
Valanga has performed and warmed audiences of adults and children at selected world music events and in many schools across Australia and the Pacific.
As well as recording six albums of original music, he is also the author of well known “Gezani and the Tricky Baboon” and “Dumazi and the Big Yellow Lion”, published by Scholastic.