International Marimba and Steelpan Festival

The Education Africa 6th International Marimba and Steelpan Festival still goes on despite no major funding

Africa in partnership with St Dominic’s Catholic School for Girls in Boksburg will present the 6th Annual Education Africa International Marimba and Steelpan Festival 2017 on Saturday 29th July and Saturday 30th July 2017 at St Dominic’s Catholic School for Girls, St Dominic’s Road, Boksburg.   Despite no major funding for this Festival the Festival will still go on and we look forward to welcoming nearly 2000 performers from all over South Africa, Lesotho, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Nigeria.  It is at this

International Marimba and Steelpan Festival 2015 – Stellar Line-Up with Sibongile Khumalo conducting Master Classes

On the 1st and 2nd August 2015, 1600 participants from all corners of South Africa as well as Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland will be gathering at the annual EDUCATION AFRICA INTERNATIONAL MARIMBA AND STEELPAN FESTIVAL which will take place at the beautiful St Benedict’s College, Harcus Road, Bedfordview, Guateng.   Over 250 performances featuring some of Africa’s top marimba and steelpan bands will be featured in non-stop competitions over the two days.  These competitions will be adjudicated by 6 top

True social cohesion in South Africa in action – “Creating Harmony”

EDUCATION AFRICA is a South African non-profit organisation that has over 22 years of experience working together with disadvantaged communities to address the issue of inequality in education, a legacy left behind by the system of Apartheid. Our motto is: “Making real change happen; poverty alleviation through education”.  Currently we run 10 projects that address various educational needs in South Africa from early childhood development workshops to scholarship funding; from the distribution of bicycles to school children who would otherwise