In October 2008 the Angola Field Group invited Tony Amado and his crew to give a live demonstration of kuduro. Here’s the video from that night on our YouTube Channel!
Kuduru, the ‘made-in Angola’ electronic music and dance style, has attracted world-wide attention and affected angolanidade, the national Angolan identity. The Angola Field Group invites you to a presentation “Mais carga! Kuduro music and dance”, at the Viking Club on Thursday, September 8th at 8:00 PM. Our guest presenter, Stefanie Alisch who is a DJ and musicologist from Berlin, will explore the history and function of kuduro illustrated with audio-visual material gathered during her field research in Luanda. Stefanie currently works as research assistant at the music archive of Iwalewa-Haus, Bayreuthin Germany. As a PhD candidate of the Bayreuth International Graduate Schol of African Studies she researches on kuduro. For more information visit www.norient.com/academic/kuduro.
You are welcome to attend the presentation which will be in English. In close cooperation with the Viking Club, this event is offered free of charge. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and snacks are sold at the bar, coupons must be purchased. The Viking Bar opens at 7:30 PM. Angolan books and comics for sale and baskets from Moxico. If you would like to have a map showing the location of the Club, click here. The Viking Club is on the main floor of Predio Maianaga, Rua Marien N”Guabi, No 118, across the street from the new Panela de Barra restaurant.
Please note: The Angola Field Group has been invited to enjoy a weekend away in the village of Luandos, Sept 9th to 11th. Scroll down for details.