Tag Archive: manchester

Watch the Lisapo performance

Watch the Lisapo performance in our two fantastic videos. Lisapo – The Congolese Tales is a live musical oratory featuring song, spoken word, narration, moving image and community. It tells the powerful story… Continue reading

LISAPO: the Congolese Tales – Film Screening

Join us for a FREE film screening of our sell out musical oratory – LISAPO: the Congolese Tales. The venue capacity is only 100 – so turn up early, as it’s first come,… Continue reading

‘The story of a teenage refugee who settled in Sale’ – Feature in the Messenger Newspaper

A Great feature on Jean Blanchard Azip, MC one of the participants from phase one – the oral histories Click here for the full aticle

5 Men You Didn’t Know Were Congolese

There’s just over a week to go till Congolese Independence Day (June 30). Which can only mean one thing – there’s even LESS time to go till LISAPO: The Congolese Tales hits Band On The… Continue reading

Lisapo Artists Interview

Meet the faces behind the Lisapo project.  

BBC Radio Manchester Interview

Participant and organiser Christina Fonthes talks to Karen Gabay from BBC Radio Manchester. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p020lysl (starts 4:51 mins in)

Gaydio Interview with Lisapo participant and organiser

Participant and organiser Christina Fonthes talks Lisapo, Pondu and coming to Manchester for love http://nwplayer.gaydio.co.uk/?odCat=3&odItem=127#  ( starts 37 mins in)  

Beyond the War and Ndombolo feature in the New Left Project

Beyond the War and Ndombolo feature in the New Left Project Our feature ‘Beyond the War Ndombolo’ has just been published in the New Left Project. Please do read and share with your… Continue reading

Tickets are now available

Tickets are now available LISAPO – The Congolese Tales For one night only – Live at Band on the Wall on Saturday 28 June, 7pm   LISAPO in Lingala means ‘tale’ and is the time to… Continue reading

War! Destruction! Chaos! An overview of our workshop held on 24th February

This week’s workshop (Monday 24th February) was all about building on the great musical inroads we made last week, and continuing to explore how we might represent the contrast between the happiness felt… Continue reading