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Win Tickets To Ladysmith Black Mambazo Live At New York City's Legendary Town Hall

Enter to win a pair of tickets to see Ladysmith Black Mamazo live at New York City's legendary Town Hall on Friday, February 19.


Ladysmith Black Mambazo are up for a remarkable 16th career Grammy nomination at Monday’s Grammy Awards (for 2015’s Music from Inala). The legendary South African choral group are touring the U.S. right now, and they’ll be stopping by New York City next Friday, February 19, to play The Town Hall (123 West 43 Street and 6th Avenue). South African bassist Bakithi Kumalo will open the show.

The concert is part of World Music Institute’s Masters of African Music Series and co-presented by World Music Institute and Town Hall. Tickets are on sale here. Head to The Town Hall for additional information.

Okayafrica is offering up the chance to win a pair of tickets to see Ladysmith Black Mambazo live at The Town Hall in NYC on Friday, February 19. To enter, simply fill out the form below. Winner will be notified by email no later than Monday, February 16.

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The Netherlands Returns Nigeria's Centuries-Old Stolen Artefact

The Netherlands has returned to Nigeria a 600-year-old stolen artefact, the Ife Terracotta, which has been received by Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

According to The Guardian Nigeria, the Netherlands has returned a 600-year-old artefact to Nigeria. This comes after the artefact was reportedly smuggled using fraudulent papers through Ghana to the Dutch country. Netherlands ambassador to Nigeria, Harry van Dijk, handed over the Ife Terracotta to Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture. The repatriation of the small but "priceless" Ife Terracotta has been a long journey considering it was reportedly smuggled out of Nigeria in 2019.

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