Event Information

The Congolese Independence Day Celebration shines a light on the beautiful, diverse culture from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Join us for an entertaining afternoon showcasing talent from the local Congolese community with music, dance and fashion.

Line-up for the day includes Didier Kisala and Niwel Tshumbu. 

Didier Kisala is a singer/songwriter and founder member of Birmingham-based Congolese band The Redeemed. Come and enjoy his beautiful, soulful vocal performances during his acoustic set. 

Niwel Tshumbu has developed an enviable reputation as an elegant and fluent guitarist, vocalist, musician, collaborator and composer.

See below a video of Didier Kisala performing 'Walk Together', a song commissioned by Celebrating Sanctuary for Refugee Week 2021.