IMBADU will be leading the Arts Talk on Sunday, 23rd September 2012 (Time: 13:00 – 15:00, @Khayamandi Corridor).
Arts Talk is aimed to inspiring and opening a dialogue among Artists. Arts is symbol of peace , educational tool and has power to heal. The big “What is your understanding of arts, and what does arts means to the youth? “
IMBADU is Khayamandi organisation, aiming at restoring and claiming the Ubuntu. IMBADU is an inclusive concept embracing both African men and women around burning issues of common interest to enable us to chat a common destiny, and hoping to arrive to a shared transformative destination.
Imbadu is a powerful popular inspirational concept among isiXhosa speaking folks in South Africa. The passionate promotion of African Renaissance by former President Thabo Mbeki has had a positive impact in various ways, and it resulted to the appreciation of meaningful African concepts as we struggle to reclaim our human dignity and African cultural heritage.
Performance and entertainment: More performance scheduled for the day, one of the highlight is the Conga basic Training by Manda Moses Saize.
Who is Manda Moses Saize?
Manda Moses Saize is an accomplished percussionist and an exponent of African & Reggae Music, born in Zimbabwe he has been staying in Namibia for the last 10 years. He is a member of Mamvura InterTrades Namibia & Zimbabwe business & Vee’s Self Catering Accommodation which operates in joint venture with Alchemy Deluxe Entertainment SA cc.
He has performed with Thomas Mapfumo, Busi Ncube, Bundu Boys, late Andy Brown, Chiwoneso Maraire. Chiwoniso Maraire, is an accomplished singer, songwriter, and exponent of Zimbabwean mbira music. She is the daughter of famed Zimbabwean mbira master Dumisani Maraire. Chiwoniso spent the first seven years of her life away from her homeland Zimbabwe as her father moved the family to Washington in the U.S. in the year 1970 to pursue a degree in Ethnomusicology. Has toured Europe with Chiwoniso, Germany, Siwterland, Holland, Sweden and Belgium.
Manda “Moses” as he is well known in the music industry – studied Certificate in Music & Sound Engineering, Project Phakama Phase 2 Workshop “The Child I Curry”
Change of Life Style Home;, Video camera, sound engineering,lead guitar, bass guitar and keyboard, Diploma in African Performing Arts, Ethnomusicology, Music theory, Practical African Instruments
In Namibia he performs with Hans “Ras’ Sheehama – the Winner of the Last Bank Standing 2011, The Mighty Dreads, Formula Band, Shishani Vrackx who is the “The Namibian Last Band Standing Winner” 2012 based in Netherlands, Elemoto, records with Steve Hanana, Papa Shikongeni. He also performed with the late legendary Jackson Kaueua. He toured Durban with Elemoto and with Formula Band, America with Jackson Kauejua, Tunakie, Setson and Papa Shikongeni for Mulongo Pamwe Cultural Exchange; Washington, New York, Baltimore. The Harare International Festival with Formula Band.
Recently he was part of the support to the Sister Thing performance of Namibian Female Musicians to honour Namibia women during the international women’s week. He will be part to the percussionist workshop at the American Cultural Centre in Namibia starting on 26 September.