Artists from Namibia and Germany want to work through their common history and thus gain a new, open and positive attitude towards one another.
Eslon Hindundu from Namibia is composing his country's first opera for this.
"Chief Hijangua" celebrated its world premiere in September 2022 at the National Theater of Namibia in front of a sold-out house. follow shortly.
The Cast of Chief Hijangua
how it all started
In 2019, Kim Mira Meyer and Eslon Hindundu met while working together at the Immling Opera Festival in Bad Endorf. Kim Mira Meyer worked as assistant director and director and Eslon Hindundu as singer and choir director. During this time, the idea of founding an opera project between the two countries was born.
Since getting to know each other, Eslon Hindundu and Kim Mira Meyer have been building a cooperation between Windhoek / Namibia and Munich / Germany to enable artistic exchange for music, dance and drama. Under the umbrella of "Opera Namibia" various projects have been and are still being created.