Groups 2020

Folk Dance Ensemble Ama-Zebra

AMA-ZEBRA (Folklore Dance Ensemble) is a member of a National
Organisation of South African Traditional Fair Association (SATFA) and
Federation of International Dance Festivals (FIDAF) South Africa
National Chapter. Inaugurated in the year when South Africa got the
first democratic government led by President Nelson Mandela and
performed for his INAUGURATION. Over the past years Folklore Dance
Ensemble has afforded opportunities to young South Africa who pursuits
creative arts ranging from grass roots to professional excellence. The
ensemble has more than 35 performers under the Directorship of Ndumiso
Nzuza and Thabisile Njokwe. The group is from Ntuzuma in the Kingdom of
Kwa-Zulu-Natal. The group has participated in many Theatres, Festivals
and Competitions all over the world:
• Invited by the Royal Commonwealth Commission to perform at Westminster Abbey before Her Majesty the Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh for the Royal Commonwealth Celebrations 2002/2004.
• 2010 Performed at the opening and Closing Ceremony of the FIFA World
Cup in South Africa
• 2015 Performed for Pope in Italy
• 2017 Performed at South Africa Got Talent and won as the only
traditional group ever reached the finals with a Golden Pass.
• 2018 Performed at World Dance Festival at Moncao and Municipalities in
• 2018 Won all 3 Grand Prices at FIDAF South Korea Cheonan World Dance
• 2018 Performed at Andong World Musk Dance Competition and won Gold & Silver Awards.