Emmanuela Yogolelo

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I’m delighted to announce a new multimedia performance for families at Home Manchester's Push Festival 2021 Join me for Tales from the Congo Basin on Fri 29 Oct 2021 by

This is just a quick update to let you know that I am giving a video presentation and talk on Saturday 25 September as part of Voices For Action Mini

Here are a few images from a recent talk I gave at the Ripples of Hope Festival at HOME arts centre in Manchester, UK on 17 September 2021. You can

‘When Musical Traditions Meet and Inspire’ is a new project I have just launched, thanks to Arts Council England and The National Lottery Back in 2019, in my very first

I’m so excited to announce that thanks to project funding from Arts Council England (ACE) I can further research the Central African musical traditions in the Democratic Republic of Congo

By EMMANUELA YOGOLELO Have you found yourself, yet, wondering what I was doing before covid-19 forced us all into confinement? Well, allow me to tell you one thing I was

Like we say it in the Kivu (in Eastern DR Congo) and in Swahili language spoken there, ‘leo njo leo’. This means, ‘today is the D-day/the long-awaited day’. My collaborative

By Emmanuela Yogolelo Before I share the Afro-Raga music Jaydev and I have created, here are some details on African musical traditions and traditional African music. About African music being

Have you ever noticed something else about music beside music being these pleasant sounds and beautiful harmonies? I have. You too have? Please share with us, in the comment section. I’ve

As a singer-songwriter who specialised in traditional African singing, I wonder what kinds of melodies I would produce if I had an opportunity to work with musical traditions from other