Celebrate Culture Days with us!

***AFRICAN PLAY DAY ***

SEPT 29 DAYTIME ACTIVITIES ~ FREE!!!
10 am to 5 pm: Enjoy traditional African  games all day long!

With African rhythms performances and dance workshops for kids and parents.

All ages welcome to PLAY!!!


 11 am – Kids and parents dance with Nadia Karmas
12:30 pm – Musical crafts with Kurai Mubaiwa
1:30 pm – Kids games with Kurai Mubaiwa
2:15 pm - Osho and Mbira demo performance with Kurai Mubaiwa
3 pm – Learn to make an African doll with Mama Jeanne
4 pm – South African drumming demo with Munkie Ncapayi


With uplifting beats by DJ MARC FOURNIER all day!


***ROOTS, BRANCHES & BRIDGES***

SEPT 30 DAYTIME ACTIVITIES ~ $5 each or $20 day pass

Enjoy drum and dance workshops by professional artists from:

Africa / Brazil / Cuba


10 am - Dances from Rwanda with Angelique (Indangamirwa dance troupe)
11:15 am - South African drumming with Munkie Ncapayi (Drum Cafe)
12:30 pm - Intro to Brazilian Dance with Samba Fusion
1:45 pm - Brazilian Drumming with Mestre Eclilson de Jesus (Ache Brasil)
3 pm - Intro to Cuban drumming with Raphael Geronimo (Rumba Calzada)

 4:15 pm - Cuban Dance with Kenny-Davis Ntolla (OKO Dance) 


With uplifting beats by DJ MARC FOURNIER all day!
 

All ages welcome but most suitable for adults - FREE for kids.
 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 - EVENING CONCERT
ROOTS UNITED! ~ Featuring ABC

MUSIC & DANCE PERFORMANCE BY ARTISTS FROM AFRICA, BRAZIL AND CUBA
 

Doors at 7 pm

7:30 pmFirst Nations Blessing

7:45 pm – SACABC ~ Honoring Nelson Mandela (100 years!)

8 pm – Drum Talks! With our local percussionists and drum teachers: Ron Stelting, Alexandra Jai Millman (Drum Mama Studio) and Sacha Levin

9 pm – Roots United!!!
Etienne Cakpo | Mestre Eclilson de Jesus | Yoro Noukoussi | Raphael Geronimo | N'nato Camara | Samba Fusion


COST: 

Adults: $25 advance / $30 at the door

Teens 12 to 17: $10 at the door

FREE for kids under 12


DANCE PARTY
10:45 pm - Soukouss Dance Party with DJ Marc Fournier  

 

Food: Cameroonian food will be availabel to purchase

Drinks: yummy ginger juice and other natural fruit juices will be available to purchase


Check out how to make your own ginger juice at home here ! 


Reserve your spot

Join us for a FREE day of activities for the entire family. Please reserve your free spot here for Sept 29, your drum & dance workshops for Sept 30, and your ticket to the Saturday evening performance!