Collective celebrates ‘Our Rights, Our Future’

Ernestine Deane

Flamenco artist Bienyameen Camroodien and vocalist Ernestine Deane are among the line-up for the Cape Cultural Collective’s Human Rights Day programme tomorrow, Friday March 24 at the Slave Church Museum in Long Street, at 7pm.

Former Moodphase Five Singer Ernestine Deane, accompanied by the blues guitarist Elton Goslett, will once again share her talent while the Rosa Choir will take to the stage with its multi-lingual offerings at the programme titled Our Rights, Our Future.

Camroodien will be accompanied by his 16-year-old son, Dawood.

Prolific song writer, guitarist and singer Byron Clarke returns to the collective’s stage, while poems will be delivered by Kyle Louw and Philomene Luyindula. The Terreiro Capoeira group will also present some of their energetic dance movements.

Poet Khadija Tracey Heeger will do a tribute to 10 human rights icons of the last century, through words and sounds. This will be accompanied by multi-media visuals and text.

The event is organised in collaboration with the Cape Town Festival and the SA Sendinggestig Museum (Slave Church Museum). Entry is free but donations are welcome. Refreshments will be on sale. Sound is provided by Miami Sound.

The Cape Cultural Collective is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and has already started rolling out a bumper year of projects and programmes.

For more information, contact Elizabeth Schutter on or 084 616 2687.