Singer and activist Thandiswa Mazwai will be hosting ‘King Tha Day’ on her birthday in Newtown, Johannesburg.
Thandiswa, who is best known as King Tha is turning 42-years-old on the 31st of March and she wants to be surrounded by all her sisters to celebrate her birthday with her at the Newtown Music Factory.
“I’m inviting my sisters to a women only gig on my birthday in celebration of their resilience and strength. It is an attempt to strengthen the sisterhood and together imagine new worlds. We will come together in one space to celebrate our unique power,” said Thandiswa Mazwai.
King Tha is bringing together some of the most powerful and inspirational women in South African media to inspire her all-female get-together.
The line-up of speakers is made up of author and Professor, Pumla Dineo Gqola, lesbian activist and filmmaker, Bev Ditsie, and Mail & Guardian Arts Editor, Milisuthando Bongela.