Meet Miriam Makeba

Year 3 are learning about South African music this half term. Today we are goingto listen to Quongqothwane (also known as the ‘click’ song) It s a traditional song of the Xhosa people of South Africa.

Miriam Makeba was an award winning singer and a civil rights campaigner. She stood up against her government to point out how terrible their policies were. As a result she was not allowed to live in South Africa.

Here she is singing, “Pata Pata”

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