Anna Mudeka

Anna Mudeka

Workshop – Songs and Chants of Zimbabwe

Anna Mudeka comes from a musical family and trained initially with her grandmother and then under professional leadership. At the age of 14 years she started dancing and worked in Zimbabwe with the likes of Thomas Mapfumo and Ephat Mujuru. After moving to the UK in 1994, Anna worked with Adzido Dance Ensemble and later established Tambai Promotions to bring African music and dance to schools, communities and public events.

Anna’s teaching methods are outstanding and she is able to communicate with people of all ages and abilities. She has worked extensively over the past 20 years performing and teaching African culture across the UK, Germany, Singapore, Spain, Croatia, Holland and Zimbabwe. She has a wealth of knowledge and passion for her Zimbabwean roots. She is a proud cultural Ambassador for African Arts and Culture and her contribution to African arts having been recognized as winner of Africa’s Most Influential Woman in Business and the CEO Magazine Arts and Entertainment.

Multi-instrumentalist, actress, singer, writer and educator, she is a polymath proud to share the ancestral heritage of her native Zimbabwe through performance and workshops, inviting audiences of all ages, abilities and backgrounds to immerse themselves in sounds, spiritualism and fables of Africa.