This Gala gathers some of the most successful and internationally known Mozambican Artists to Celebrate 40 Years Independence of Mozambique to share an exciting cultural journey of rich melody and rhythms, featuring Mingas, Maiuko, Benvindo Fonseca, Moreira Chonguica, Otis, Pedro Ben, Afro-Classic Ballet choreographed by Benvindo Fonseca danced by Andreia Barros and Marcelo Magalhaes.
The High Commission of the Republic of Mozambique in London and PortCaiaFestivals are working together on this special Gala, to create a celebration night not to be missed.
“A fusion of sound and movement which is timeless and universal, and defies the boundaries of definition and convention we are so accustomed to in the Western world” – Adelina Pereira
Mingas voted ‘Best Female Singer’ by Radio Mozambique
“Blessed with a smoky/powerful voice that defies the limitations of one particular genre” – K.Le Gendre-Echoes Magazine on Maiuko
Benvindo Fonseca is a multi-awarded choreographer, dancer and actor.
Moreira Chonguica is a multi-award-winning saxophonist and ethnomusicologist