Africa Day – AfriCaFest

When:
May 27, 2017 all-day
2017-05-27T00:00:00-07:00
2017-05-28T00:00:00-07:00
Where:
Archie Browning Center
1151 Esquimalt Road
Cost:
Free

AfriCa Fest celebrates the artistic and cultural diversity of Africa and the Caribbean. La seule FOIRE en BC entièrement dédiée au continent africain

– Learn to dance Centrale African and Afro contemporain dances with Merlin Nyamkam & Jacky Esombé
Drumming workshop with Master percussionist Amara Kanté

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African Cultural Week Kick Off : May 20th
The African Village Experience
Storytelling, sing and dance along, eating together
An unforgettable afternoon and evening
with :
Jacky Essombé,
Yoro Noukoussi
Merlin Nyankan
Amara Kanté and others
Cover: Advanced ticket:
Afternoon: $15 door: $25
Evening: $25 door: $35
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The Performance: May 23:
THE DAVE DUNNET COMMUNITY THEATRE
Adv. ticket: $25
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May 21, 22. 24, 25, 26 and 28
*Africancan traditional and contemporary dance
*African polyrhythms drumming workshops

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May 26

African Rooted Food, Rhythms & Contemporary Dance Performance

Beban Park Recreation Centre

2300 Bowen RD

https://nanaimoafricanspiritnight.eventbrite.ca

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May 27
AfriCaFest/Africa Day Celebration
Family Frienday free by donation festival

Opportunities:
*Volunteer
*Speakers (Symposium: A Glimpse into Africa)
*Food & Drink vendor
*Cultural Exhibitors

www.africafest.ca
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Much gratitude and respect to the W̱SÁNEĆ, Lekwungen, Songhees & Esquimalt people as we are mindful that this event will be taking place on unceeded territories of these peoples.

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