Gcina mhlope does not only tell stories she dances, sings and acts out the different characters to explain her stories and the message she wants to get across her stories can be about fairies or legends and heroes, but she also teaches people about politics and values. Gcina mhlope is a traditional storyteller who narrates her tales in four south african languages. Gcina mhlope - life and career mhlophe was born in 1959 in kwazulu-natal to a xhosa mother and a zulu father several experiences inspired mhlophe to turn to a career as storyteller to izinganekwane (tales). Listen to the audio pronunciation of gcina mhlophe on pronouncekiwi sign in to disable all ads how to pronounce gcina mhlope how to pronounce gcina mhlophe. Gcina mhlophe speaks to photographer and filmmaker adrian steirn about the art of storytelling, and why it is a vital part of south african life creating a portrait.
Gcina mhlophe has often written about herself and sometimes used her real life experiences to create fiction transforming moments is an account of her experiences as an impressionable young woman while she was at school. Mam' gcina is also the founder of gcinamasiko arts & heritage trust, which is dedicated to using edutainment to promote literacy and a culture of reading, assisting with writing and story-creation opportunities, and promoting african writers and the heritage of storytelling. Gcina mhlophe (1958-) is a south african actress, writer, educationist and charismatic storyteller (her name is sometimes wrongly spelled gcina mhlope) raised in the transkei, she learnt storytelling from her grandmother.
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Nokugcina gcina mhlophe (born 1958) is a well-known south african freedom fighter, activist, actor, storyteller, poet, playwright, director, and author gcina has worked tirelessly for the past 11 years running nozincwadi - mother of books literacy campaign to help make south africa a reading nation. Gcina mhlope - bibliographymhlophe, gcina (children's book) mazanendaba (children's book) mhlophe, gcina edition is required in all south african school libraries) mhlophe, gcina. Gcina mhlophe (1959 - ) born in hammarsdale, kwazulu-natal, mhlophe now lives in durban gcina mhlophe has been writing and performing on stage and screen for over 20 years. One of my favourite poems to emerge from women's resistance to apartheid say no - by gcina mhlope say no, black woman say no when they call your jobless son a tsotsi say no say no, black woman say no when they call your husband at the age of 60 a boy say no say no, black.
Storytelling workshop with gcina mhlophe guest of 7th jozi book fair gcina will host a storytelling workshop for 'new' storytellers the workshop will assist you to create your stories, to write your stories and to perform your stories in your own language. Have you seen zandile is a wonderful south african resource, still as fresh and absorbing as when it was first written perfectly scripted, and with gcina mhlophe's sure instinct for stagecraft, it recounts the very personal story of zandile, who is snatched away from her grandmother's loving care. Durban living legend - gcina mhlophe-becker born in hammersdale township also known as mpumalanga in 1959, gcina mhlophe-becker is a well-known south african freedom fighter, activist, actor, storyteller, poet, playwright, director and author.
Gcina mhlope - celebrity speaker and story tellers gcina mhlophe, a talented writer, actress, mime artist and singer was the director of zanendaba storytellers in. Gcina was born in 1958 in kwazulu-natal to a xhosa mother and a zulu father she started her working life as a domestic servant, later working as a newsreader at the. Gcina mhlophe's 1986 play have you seen zandile is the story of a young south african girl kidnapped by her estranged mother and separated from her loving grandmother, and is based on the playwright's own childhood experiences widely criticised in apartheid south africa for being apolitical, the.