From: SEFAN [admin_at_sefan_dot_org_dot_uk]
Sent: 03 May 2006 13:01
Subject: SEFAN:2006-05-03:03. ANNOUNCE: MUSIC for CHANGE / Canterbury Peoples Festival

Music for Change presents


A night of Southern African vocals, drumming and dance

Saturday 27th May 2006

At Orange Street Music Club

In conjunction with Canterbury People's Festival

Come and join the fun!

A fantastic opportunity to see this diverse, multi talented group perform

*      Traditional Zulu dance and drumming

*      Contemporary Southern African A’Capella

*      Gumboot dance 

*      Southern African Hip Hop

The event will be supported by High Life DJs– Uplifting Afro Beat,  High
Life, Boogaloo, Salsa and Son

‘Definitely the equivalent of Lady Blacksmith Mambazo Global Bandstand

U’Zambezi has toured globally, and has performed to Nelson Mandela. Don’t
miss out on this great opportunity!

Venue :  Orange Street Music Club, Canterbury, Kent.

              Tickets in advance from OSMC (01227) 760801 

              £12/ £10 Canterbury Residency Card

              Doors open 7.45pm


Music for Change aims to promote awareness, understanding and respect for
cultural diversity, through music and the performing arts, in order to
achieve beneficial change.

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Subject: Music for Change Summer '06 Press Release!
From: "Nadine Wood" <nadine_at_musicforchange_dot_org>
Date: Tue, 2 May 2006 10:48:07 +0100
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Music for Change Summer ’06 Press Release!

It is time to celebrate. The sun is (hopefully) shining, the birds are
singing, and Music for Change has teamed up with some organisations to offer
you a wonderful line up of inspiring, creative and down right fun events for
you to attend!

Across the South East you will be able to see and hear a diverse wealth of
talent – ranging from beautiful Bulgarian harmonies to fantastic West
African dance routines!

Music for Change aims to promote cultural diversity and respect through all
of its work, and spends a large proportion of time in schools offering
educational workshops and performances to children and young adults. Please
go to HYPERLINK "" to
learn more about us.

Sunday 14 May

London Bulgarian Choir 

Herne Bay Pavilion, Central Parade, Herne Bay.

Magical interactive vocal performance, featuring the dynamic Dessislava
Stefanova, star of Club Caramba Bulgaria.

Brought to you in partnership with Music for Change and Canterbury City

1430 – 1630. FREE event

Saturday 27 May


Orange Street Music Club, Orange Street, Canterbury. 

Amazing all- round performance featuring Zulu dance and drumming,
contemporary Southern African songs and Southern African hip –hop. A unique
chance to see this talented group in an intimate club setting. Book early to
avoid disappointment.

Brought to you in conjunction with Canterbury People’s Festival.

Doors open 7.45pm. Tickets can be bought in advance at O.S.M.C £12/£10 with
Canterbury Residency Card. Phone O.S.M.C 01227 760801

Saturday 3 June

Global Free Festival

Whitefriars Square, Whitefriars Shopping Complex, Canterbury.

A thrilling line- up, including artists from Sierra Leone, Jamaica, India
and Ghana. Workshops and performances of song, dance and storytelling.
Including Maambena, Jugnu Bhangra, and Winston Nzinga.

Brought to you in partnership with Music for Change, Whitefriars and
Canterbury People’s Festival.

12 noon – 5pm. FREE event.

Also on the same day - 

High Life

Horsebridge Arts and Community Centre, Whitstable.

Keep the party going with DJs playing High Life, Boogaloo, Afro Beat, Son
and Salsa, with live percussion from Music for Change artist Jorge Santo.

8pm – midnight. £4/£3. Tickets available in advance at the Horsebridge
Centre 01227 281174

Thursday 8 June

Tengir – Too Ensemble

Gulbenkian Theatre, University of Kent, Canterbury.

A unique opportunity to experience the mountain music of Kyrgyzstan, as part
of a short U.K tour
which includes a performance to Prince Charles at St
James’ Palace! They play old music that has been revived since the end of
the Soviet period. It has its roots in the heritage of the nomadic peoples
of Central Asia.

Brought to you in partnership with Music for Change and Rootsroundabout.

7.45pm. Tickets £12/£10 are available at the Gulbenkian Theatre. Call 01227

Friday 23 June

Global Cultural Day – celebrating Refugee Week 2006

St Peters Methodist Hall, Canterbury.

A truly international party with music, song, dance, art and education
celebrating the contribution of refugees to U.K culture. Featuring Sudanese
Hip Hop star Emmanuel Jal.

Brought to you in partnership with Kent Refugee Support Group and Migrant

2 – 6.30pm. FREE event. Call Douglas at Music for Change for details 01227
459 243

Wednesday 26 July

Club Caramba at Whitstable Oyster Festival

St Mary’s Hall and Horsebridge Community Centre, Whitstable.

A day of West African and Cuban percussion and dance workshops, led by Music
for Change artists including Usifu Jalloh, followed by an exciting double
bill evening concert featuring Maambena (West African dance and drumming
troupe) and Costa Latina – the best in Latin American Salsa, Son and Rumba.

Workshops at St Mary’s and the Horsebridge. 10am – 3.30pm.  Adults
£3/children £1. 

Concert 7.360 – midnight. £8/£6. Tickets for day and evening available at
the Horsebridge 01227 281174

Sunday 3 September

Winston Nzinga and Emmanuel the Magnificent!

Whitstable Tea Gardens, Tower Hill, Whitstable.

Jamaican storytelling, with cheeky characters brought to life through music
and song, as well as acrobatics, clowning and hilarious mayhem from Ghana’s
very own ‘Mr Magnificent’. Don’t miss this unique double bill in an idyllic
garden setting over looking the sea.

2.30 – 4.30pm. FREE event.

For more information email HYPERLINK
"mailto:doug_at_musicforchange_dot_org"doug_at_musicforchange_dot_org or call the office.
Hope to see you there!

Nadine Wood

Education and Community Officer

Music for Change

Unit 19b Roper Close




Tel 01227 459 243

Fax 01227 455 662


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