Gala premiere of “Yiimimangaliso : The Mysteries”

8 April 2003 | Toronto

A fundraiser was held around the gala premiere of the production “Yiimimangaliso : The Mysteries”, created at the Spier Festival in the Cape and visiting Toronto

A special pre-production talk was presented by Dr Marcia Blumberg. She explained that country-wide auditions had been held and the majority of performers had been drawn from townships in South Africa. The combination of rich natural musical and performance talent with rigorous training forged a company that received accolades from international critics. For many of the artists performing, this opportunity had transformed their lives.

A post-show reception was hosted by the South African High Commissioner, Andre Jaquet.

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Bill Boyle (CEO of Harbour Front),
Don Shipley (Artistic Director Harbour Front),
Henry Blumberg.

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Presenting cheque from Artists International Direct Support.

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His Excellency, Mr. Andre Jaquet.

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Pre Theatre Lecture by Dr. Marcia Blumberg.

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