Namib Marimbas

playing Africa's finest Marimba Rythms

Namib Marimbas Members

Current Members

Abraham Iilonga

Abraham Iilonga

Leader

08-05-1998

Nadine Kawiwa

Nadine Kawiwa

Leader

19-06-1999

Uriah Hartley

Uriah Hartley

04-07-2001

Justus Mateus

Justus Mateus

10-10-2001

Hendrina Kandiba

Hendrina Kandiba

06-11-2001

Laudika Kambalala

Laudika Kambalala

19-09-2001

Aina Petrus

Aina Petrus

18-04-2001

Rosalia Paulus

Rosalia Paulus

01-07-2001

Hanga Shikunda

Hanga Shikunda

13.06.2002

Janine Strauss

Janine Strauss

Administrative co-ordinator

Greta Holst

Greta Holst

Manager

Pengeshili Ndahalele

Pengeshili Ndahalele

Music teacher

27.04.1983

Previous Members

Conrad Tuyoleni

Conrad Tuyoleni

20.09.1996

Diina Amukoshi

Diina Amukoshi

01.06.1997

Dinelao Gabriel

Dinelao Gabriel

Musical Leader, Windhoek Group

19.09.1989

Zelda Naris

Zelda Naris

Ernestu Augustus

Ernestu Augustus

Jenny Amunyela

Jenny Amunyela

11.01.1996

Johannes Nandjedi

Johannes Nandjedi

05.08.1997

Ferdinand Hengombe

Ferdinand Hengombe

Mirjam Hangula

Mirjam Hangula

14.04.1997

Petrus Kamati

Petrus Kamati

07.02.1993

Robert Virgina

Robert Virgina

Francis Goses

Francis Goses

Riana Nasima

Riana Nasima

19.09.1989

Sebastian Chishiri

Sebastian Chishiri

16.01.1993

Wanifeni Sheetekela

Wanifeni Sheetekela

08.09.1996

Louise Seibes

Louise Seibes

Selma Otto

Selma Otto

24.07.1996

Shirley Kharuxas

Shirley Kharuxas

25.09.1997

Toivo Paulus

Toivo Paulus

14.01.1997

Tusnelda Dausas

Tusnelda Dausas

Anrich Geingob

Anrich Geingob

28.08.1989

Christofer Kaanjosa

Christofer Kaanjosa

17.08.1993

Faustina Seibes

Faustina Seibes

Shirley Ochurus

Shirley Ochurus

Festus Elifas

Festus Elifas

23.09.1991

Marlyn Garoes

Marlyn Garoes

15.12.1994

Shoopala Shoopala

Shoopala Shoopala

19.04.1994

Joice Kavendji

Joice Kavendji

Malakia Hamufungu

Malakia Hamufungu

13-03-2000

Armando Nakwafila

Armando Nakwafila

Gustav Mphahleni

Gustav Mphahleni

Come-Boy Amorongo

Come-Boy Amorongo

David Ikela

David Ikela

Simon Ikela

Simon Ikela

Desmond Nasima

Desmond Nasima

Noddy Alfred

Noddy Alfred

Mervin Uhuinda

Mervin Uhuinda

Diana Orr

Diana Orr

Jessica Langani

Jessica Langani

Sem Thomas

Sem Thomas

Debbie Namupala

Debbie Namupala

Gerson Mwatile

Gerson Mwatile

Sacharia Shilumbu

Sacharia Shilumbu

Magdalena Gawases

Magdalena Gawases

Emily Kasheeta

Emily Kasheeta

Jessica Issacks

Jessica Issacks

Ernestu Augustus

Ernestu Augustus

Jackson Hengombe

Jackson Hengombe

Bertha Hangula

Bertha Hangula

Quincy Goagoseb

Quincy Goagoseb

Hilde Khoeses

Hilde Khoeses

Rudy Nero

Rudy Nero

Jonas Iyambo

Jonas Iyambo

Gaddafi Dausab

Gaddafi Dausab

Leena Shimpanda

Leena Shimpanda

Sion Johannes

Sion Johannes

Josef Simeon

Josef Simeon

Sydney Kawivi

Sydney Kawivi

Beverly Tjitekulu

Beverly Tjitekulu

Jaicey Sechogele

Jaicey Sechogele

Matheus Amunyela

Matheus Amunyela

Katrina Oxurus

Katrina Oxurus

Riane Dausas

Riane Dausas

Patrick Stalder

Patrick Stalder

Special Guest Star

Our Sponsors

We thank all the individuals and companies who have and continue to support and sponsor us.
Every help, big & small, contributes to our success.
THANK YOU!


Namib Marimbas Car & Trailer - Thank you

Mr and Mrs. Correira of Merlus Management/Merlus Food Processing

  • 2000: Trailer to transport musical instruments
  • financial contributions towards special projects
  • 2002: recording of the first CD
  • 2003: 2 Week Workshop in Cape Town under the leadership of Linda Muller - Education for Creative Living
  • 2004: assistance towards the Germany tour
  • 2005: recording of the second CD
  • 2006: 2nd 2 Week Workshop in Cape Town under the leadership of Linda Muller - Education for Creative Living
  • 2007 & 2008: financial assistance towards the DVD "Spirit of Namibia
  • 2011: contribution towards a new car for the group

Namib Marimbas Car & Trailer - Thank you

Various tourism companies

booking of perfomances at various venues (Abenteuer Afrika, Namibia Tracks & Trails, Terra Nova, XO Africa, Africa Leisure, Palmwag Lodge, Nature Friend Safaris & Bedouin to name but a few)

Namib Marimbas Car & Trailer - Thank you

Bubble Burns - Art Africa Swakopmund

2003 - 2006: platform and venue for performances in the Swakopmund shopping mall. The exposure and money collected help in the maintenance of the instuments

Namib Marimbas Car & Trailer - Thank you

Mr and Mrs K Bellwinkel - African Art Jewellers

2001 - VW Combi for transport of group members

Namib Marimbas Car & Trailer - Thank you

Woermann Brock

platform and venue for performances at Woermann Brock Centres in Swakopmund and Walvis Bay. The collections help to fund various projects


All income generated during performances and the sale of the CDs/DVD's are invested as follows:

  • School fees for the members
  • Examination fees for the members
  • Textbooks and stationary of the members
  • Fuel and service costs of kombi and trailer
  • Maintenance of instruments and new instruments
  • Uniform of the members
  • Pocket money for the members
  • Tours (National & International), Workshops & Projects
  • Accident insurance premium of the members

Contact Us

Manager: Greta Holst

Walvis Bay NAMIBIA
+264 81 127 9488

Representatives in Europe

Rainer Huber (Switzerland)
076 322 99 58
Kurt und Barbara (Switzerland)
079 344 77 32