South Africa hosted the world's largest marimba and steelpan festival July 27 and 28, with nearly 2,000 musicians from around Africa, including Botswana, Nigeria and Zimbabwe. Forthcoming Events: PAS Italy 2020. In 1996 She-e was invited to perform on the radio broadcast final concert of the World Marimba Competition in Stuttgart, Germany. You can watch all the episodes on Education Africa's International Marimba and Steelpan Festival Facebook Page or on The Education Africa Youtube Channel shorturl.at/dekMV for Two Marimbas and Orchestra), and a work for percussion ensemble (Ostinato, Lament, Moto Perpetuo). Education Africa launched its International Marimba and Steelpan Festival (The Festival) in 2012 to create an awareness worldwide of the educational value that marimba playing has while also creating an international platform for our marimba and steelpan players in South Africa to perform on.” In some parts there are marimba bands similar to the ones we find in South Africa while in other parts we find orchestral marimba ensembles that concentrate on classical and light music repertoire. Congratulations to our Marimba Bands! Extentions: Walt Hampton books, Hot marimba and Marimba Mojo, Collections of Zimbabwean-style music for Orff Instruments; Consider bringing in culture bearers from the community: a local marimba ensemble, an mbira player, a visiting artist from Zimbabwe, a musician originally from Zimbabwe, or a person who has studied or lived in Zimbabwe. 8 Peter Klatzow, e-mail message to the author, February 10, 2010. Despite being the youngest player in the finals, she won third prize, competing against 62 players from 23 countries. It has been dedicated with success to promote the popularization and development of the marimba art and culture, sparing no efforts in supporting leading artists and prize winners He has become a prominent name in the percussion community and he recently served on the adjudicating committee for the 6th World Marimba Competition in Stuttgart. Marimba band performing as street performers and dressed in African vibrant coloured shirts at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, South Africa Parramos, Guatemala - December 28, 2016: Traditional folk dancers perform Dance of the Moors & Christians to marimba music near colonial Antigua. We just won 1st place in both HS3- strictly classical and HS4- Proudly African/ South African Categories in the Virtual International Marimba and Steelpan competition. The Universal Marimba Competition, located in the heart of Europe and acclaimed as one of the most prestigious in the World, gathers the marimba around the globe and foster cross cultural understanding. Steelpan ensembles too are found all over the world and are a great source of … The festival features an international panel of judges and performers and will host students from around the globe. September 27, … The 7th World Marimba Competition Stuttgart 2020 added 9 new photos from September 27, 2012 to the album: African Roots - Balafon in Concert. South Africa hosted the world's largest marimba and steelpan festival July 27 and 28, with nearly 2,000 musicians from around Africa, including Botswana, Nigeria and Zimbabwe. The 18th annual Italy Percussion Competition and Festival will be held in September (2020) in Montesilvano-Pescara (Italy). The Education Africa Virtual International Marimba and Steelpan Festival 2020 There are 13 episodes and each episode is no longer than 1 hour. The festival — … In 1995 Ms. Wu entered the first Leigh Howard Stevens International Marimba Competition.