“Nkalakatha” by South African musician Mandoza became a cultural phenomenon in the 2000s, celebrating the resilience and identity of the South African people. Its infectious beats and empowering lyrics transcended racial boundaries, symbolizing the country’s journey towards reconciliation post-apartheid. The song’s influence extended to sports events, including cricket, where it became a pre-match ritual for the players. “Nkalakatha” serves as the victory song for South Africa, resonating in celebrations at corporate parties, festivals, and weddings alike.
Mandoza’s legacy lives on through this iconic anthem, embodying the spirit of unity and national pride and continuing. The event is scheduled to take place at Soweto Theatre from 18 September 2024 – 19 September 2024 commencing at 20h00 till 22h00 and will be in the form of a musical theatre production scripted by the creator and founder of UMOJA – The Spirit of Togetherness Ms Todd Twala.