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
Continue readingBook tickets for my new family friendly performance at HOME in October 2021
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
Continue readingJoin me at Oldham Library for Voices For Action Mini Festival on Saturday 25 September
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
Continue readingRipples of Hope Festival appearance at HOME Manchester on 17 September
‘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
Continue readingWhen Musical Traditions Meet And Inspire: My Research In Kinshasa/DR Congo during August 2021
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
Continue readingACE funding secured for Conglese research project- and new music incoming…
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
Continue readingPOSTED ON24TH JUL 2020 Me, Corona and My Work/Before coro
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
Continue readingWhen African and Indian Musical Traditions Meet. Part Four.
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
Continue readingWhen African and Indian Musical Traditions Meet. Part Three.
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
Continue readingWhen African and Indian Musical Traditions Meet. Part Two.
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
Continue readingWhen African and Indian Musical Traditions Meet’. Part One.