Meeting with Giants #MEX22

by Sheldon Rocha Leal, Medium On the 12th of November 2022 I got the opportunity to attend Music Exchange 2022 (#MEX22). I wasn’t quite sure what to expect and after two years of lockdown, I’ve become a bit of a recluse, not really wanting to attend anything. But I put on my big boy pantsContinue reading “Meeting with Giants #MEX22”

Music Exchange talks for 12th and 13th Nov at Academy of Sound Engineering (ASE) in Auckland Park 

After a hugely successful 2 days in Cape Town, South Africa’s premier music, film and entertainment programme comes to the   Academy of Sound Engineering (ASE)  Johannesburg on Saturday, the 12th and Sunday, the 13th of November to further amplify its broader intent to connect and covert conversations into commercial success for all in attendance. Celebrating its 12th-anniversary MUSIC EXCHANGE 2022 (#MEX22), is proud to announce no lessContinue reading “Music Exchange talks for 12th and 13th Nov at Academy of Sound Engineering (ASE) in Auckland Park “

Siphokazi takes home the Most Innovative Young Artist award at Western Cape Cultural Affairs Awards for 2022

Cape Town, Friday , 14 October 2022 – Having just returned from a successful tour of Europe and delivered a poem at the 12th International Peace Lecture in Cape Town, producer, poet, writer and performer Siphokazi Jonas’ talent has once again been affirmed this week at the 20th Annual Culture Awards. On Wednesday evening, SiphokaziContinue reading “Siphokazi takes home the Most Innovative Young Artist award at Western Cape Cultural Affairs Awards for 2022”

UN Deputy Secretary-General’s remarks at the 12th Annual Desmond Tutu Peace Lecture

Siphokazi Jonas had the  honour to perform at the Tutu International Peace Lecture on Friday 7th October 2022.  She had the opportunity to open for the UN Deputy Secretary General, Amina J Mohammed.  She is one of the key people in the creation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.  Siphokazi  had a few moments withContinue reading “UN Deputy Secretary-General’s remarks at the 12th Annual Desmond Tutu Peace Lecture”

Reflections in pictures of the Desmond Tutu 12th International Peace Lecture with Siphokazi Jonas

Some pictures of a special evening at the City Hall last night (7th October 2022), where Siphokazi Jonas had the honour of opening the 12th International Peace Lecture This year’s Peace Lecture was delivered by the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations Ms. Amina J. Mohammed, who appeared with best-selling author Doug Abrams.

Siphokazi Jonas to open the 12th Annual Desmond Tutu International Peace Lecture

THE 12th ANNUAL DESMOND TUTU INTERNATIONAL PEACE LECTURE COMES BACK TO CAPE TOWN CITY HALL The 12th Annual Desmond Tutu International Peace Lecture returns on 7 October 2022, marking the first Lecture since Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu’s passing at the end of 2021. The event is being held on Archbishop Tutu’s birthday and will honourContinue reading “Siphokazi Jonas to open the 12th Annual Desmond Tutu International Peace Lecture”

Mkhuseli by Siphokazi Jonas

From Litnet Stemme | Voices | Amazwi is LitNet’s series of 15 short, powerful monologues, written by established and upcoming playwrights, presented in collaboration with Suidoosterfees, NATi and ATKV. In Siphokazi Jonas’ Mkhuseli, a fallen star whose memory was wiped when it fell to earth, stands guard at a shoreline to save the spirits of the drowned. Peggy Mongoato performs theContinue reading “Mkhuseli by Siphokazi Jonas”