London Lucumi Choir Workshop | International Slavery Remembrance Day

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Date and time: 
21 August | 5.30pm

Daniela De Armas, Choir Director will be leading an interactive singing workshop via Zoom with three songs from the London Lucumi Choir repertoire.  

Join Daniela and other members of the London Lucumi Choir to learn some of the songs they are performing on Sunday 23 August online for International Slavery Remembrance Day.

Find out how to watch the choir live

After the workshop you will be able to join in with the performance confidently and will have learnt about the Lucumi song traditions.  

These songs are from the living, breathing tradition of Lucumi and still sung during ceremonies today. They are ancient songs which have their roots in the Yoruba people of West Africa. 

Find the lyrics here

PDF icon London Lucumi Choir lyrics