The day the Minister of Culture went to visit the King of Marrabenta
At 93 years of age, Dillon Djinjir’s main goal is to record a new solo album, bringing together at least 30 unpublished songs.
The “King of Marrabenta” live in Vila de Marracuene, about 30km from the city of Maputo. His house is on the side of the road, and not infrequently visited by onlookers and personalities who recognise Dilon Djindji’s longevity as an artist as something authentic and worthy of respect.
On February 19, one of the people who went to the composer and singer’s home was the Minister of Culture and Tourism, Eldevina Materula, herself a musician.
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