"This is a song of praise and thanksgiving in Umbundu. We were told it roughly translates to 'My heart is thirsting for you, my heart is joyful, my God.'" -Lauren

Utima Wange - Angolan Children's Songs - Angola - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image
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Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Lauren Breunig for providing the lyrics, the meaning of this song and the video!

About the Video:

The band Windborne learned "Utima Wange" from the choir at Do Carmo Church while on tour in Angola with American Music Abroad, a program run by the US Department of State that promotes cultural exchange through music.

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