Award-winning maskandi duo Qadasi and Maqhinga that is currently touring Europe is capturing the imagination of music lovers through its sound.
The duo is touring Denmark, Germany, Belgium and Sweden.
Their European tour started in Hemannsburg, Germany, on June 24 where they had four performances before heading to Denmark on June 28. In Denmark, they performed with popular Danish group Baobab Sisters. The Baobab Sisters perform South African wedding songs and cover versions of Miriam Makeba’s tunes.
Qadasi, real name David Jenkins, and Maqhinga, born Maqhinga Rhadebe, then moved to Sweden for two days.
Speaking to Sowetan from Germany, Maqhinga said the trip has been going well so far. “It has been going well and people love our music, which pleases us. Performing with the Baobab Sisters was amazing. We met them in 2018 in Denmark and this time they joined us.
“So far so good and we have been receiving a lot of support and love from the people in these places. People love the sound and are interested in the group, history of maskandi music and history of Zulu people.”