Africa Cantat Festival 2020 - online edition

Full Program (EAT/GMT+3)

Thursday, 27th of August

Friday, 28th of August

8:00am to 9:00am

9:30am to 10:00 am

10:15am to 11:15am

11:30am to 12:30pm

Vocal Warm Up

Ange Fandoh , France, Cameroon

Live Chat

Introduction of the African Confederation

for Choral Music

Yveline Damas, Gabon; Lucien Mendy, Senegal

Live Chat

Africa Next! The idea behind the Cantat Festivals

Sonja Greiner, Germany; Lupwishi Mbuyamba, Mozambique

12:30pm to 1:30pm


1:30pm to 2:30pm

3:00pm to 4:00pm


Muziki Wetu! The Real Kenyan Choral Experience

Sylvester Otieno, Kenya


Performing Opera Choruses

Jean Marie Puissant, France

4:30pm to 5:30pm

6:00pm to 7:00pm

From 5:30pm:

Opening Event 

with the International Committee of the Africa Cantat Festival, Open Singing with Denis Thuillier (France), Opening Concert


The African Choral Music – Rhythmic Approach

Jean Benoit Bakhoum, Senegal


The Musica Data Base and Upcoming Choral Events all over the World

Sonja Greiner, Germany

from 7:30pm          

Choir to Choir Concerts

Choir to Choir Concerts

Saturday, 29th of August

Sunday, 30th of August

Sofa Safari

Join the rangers of Ol Pejeta Conservancy for a live Safari in one of Kenyas beautiful National Park

Vocal Warm Up

Panda van Proosdij, Netherlands

Vocal Warum Up

Grace Awittie, Kenya


Networking Morning for Initiatives on Choral Music, Associations, Managers and Condcutors

hosted by: Ken Wakia, Kenya; Sonja Greiner, Germany


Conductors without Borders

Thierry Thiébaut. France

Live Chat

Introduction of the African Youth Choir Project

Sylvan Kwami Gameti, Togo


Final Concert

with the African Youth Choir and Nairobi Chamber Chorus


How to Build a Youth Choir

Jennifer Tham, Singapore


Singing in the workplace

Manvinder Rattan, UK and Kenya


Conduct and Rehearsal Methodology

Jan Schumacher, Germany


Concert Planning and Management

Manvinder Rattan, UK and Kenya

Choir to Choir Concerts