ISSAMBA - Your Unforgettable Journey Through the Depths of African Rhythms
Feb
14
to Feb 15

ISSAMBA - Your Unforgettable Journey Through the Depths of African Rhythms

Join us for unforgettable evening to the depths of African rhythms with ISSAMBA!

ISSAMBA is an interactive musical spectacle that showcases African Roots, Rhythms & Music, featuring world-renowned African-born artists.

Issamba means "come together" in Cameroon

ISSAMBA promotes and brings together music from across African cultures to present a unified African groove. Immerse yourself in a mix of African instruments, traditional rhythms, and dancing styles.

These artists will travel from abroad, gracing BC with their special talents and sharing aspects of their culture with Victoria.

ISSAMBA, a 90 minute show that gives you a glimpse into the rich and diverse musical culture of Africa, an invaluable experience you won't want to miss!

Admission: 
Pre-sale $30 
Door $40

https://issambaviceventcenterfeb2019.eventbrite.ca
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ISSAMBA After Show Party till 2:00 am
(cover charge for the party in come after 10:00 pm)
African Rooted music - GUESTS DJ - TBD
Cash bar available *(no minors please)*
$10 in advance & $15 at the door
Guest list: vaccsociety@gmai.com
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Victoria: https://www.facebook.com/events/599385540458924/  

 EVENTBRITE

Dances Camps with Merlin Nyakam: https://www.facebook.com/events/270663320202959/

Drum-Balafon workshops: https://www.facebook.com/events/1052622174904915/

Follow us on Twitter: VicAfriCaFest

Follow us on Instagram:@/vicafricafest

Like the AfriCa fest  page: https://www.facebook.com/africa.fest.9/

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ISSAMBA - Your Unforgettable Journey Through the Depths of African Rhythms
Feb
16
7:30 PM19:30

ISSAMBA - Your Unforgettable Journey Through the Depths of African Rhythms

Join us for unforgettable evening to the depths of African rhythms with ISSAMBA!

ISSAMBA is an interactive musical spectacle that showcases African Roots, Rhythms & Music, featuring world-renowned African-born artists.

Issamba means "come together" in Cameroon

ISSAMBA promotes and brings together music from across African cultures to present a unified African groove. Immerse yourself in a mix of African instruments, traditional rhythms, and dancing styles.

These artists will travel from abroad, gracing BC with their special talents and sharing aspects of their culture with Victoria.

ISSAMBA, a 90 minute show that gives you a glimpse into the rich and diverse musical culture of Africa, an invaluable experience you won't want to miss!

Admission: 
Pre-sale $30 
Door $40
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Dances Camps with Merlin Nyakam: https://www.facebook.com/events/270663320202959/

Drum-Balafon workshops: https://www.facebook.com/events/1052622174904915/
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Follow us on Twitter: VicAfriCaFest

Follow us on Instagram:@/vicafricafest

Like the AfriCa fest  page: https://www.facebook.com/africa.fest.9/

Subscribe on Youtube: youtube.com/user/PulchérieNM

Subscribe to our newsletter: www.africafest.ca

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African Dances Camps with Merlin Nyakam
Feb
17
9:15 AM09:15

African Dances Camps with Merlin Nyakam

MERLIN NYAKAM is one of the world's best dancers in West African dance styles, Merlin teaches dance styles from Cameroon, Senegal, Guinea, Ivory Coast ... Merlin mixes traditional with modern dance.

Dancer & Choreographer MERLIN NYAKAM (Cameroon / France) is a fantastic, enchanting dancer who teaches with great knowledge, incredible technique, humility, humor and seriousness. He tours around the world, primarily as a dancer in modern dance companies. In addition, he teaches in West African dance styles and in modern dance in Europe, America, Asia and Africa.

*********It is a lot of fun to learn with Merlin extremely great cardio workout and you burn tone of calories! 

LOCATIONS:
Vancouver: February 17 9:15 am - 9:00 pm - The Dance Center
Victoria: February 19 & 20 

Cost: $25 - $40
********PRE-REGISTRATION MANDATORY 
Limited Spots RESERVE YOURS now: vaccsociety@gmail.com 
https://africandancescampwithmerlinnyakamfeb2019vancouver.eventbrite.ca
- Beginner 
- Intermediate/Advance
- Dun-Dun Dance*
- Masterclass 

** Dun-dun Dance is a fun and energetic drum and dance style that originally from Guinea, West African. It is traditionally practiced & performed by women only and is unique in that combines African drumming while dancing. participant will learn a variety of rhythms, dances, and songs.

**********************Please share widely*********************
https://www.facebook.com/events/211980132791296/
---------------------- BALAFON CAMP
----------------------DJEMBÉ CAMP....

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Issamba - African Rhythms Collective Workshop Series
Feb
17
10:00 AM10:00

Issamba - African Rhythms Collective Workshop Series

AFRICAN RHYTHMS COLLECTIVE workshop Series - DRUMMING WORKSHOPS Lead Master- ADAMA BILOROU & AMO DAMAS

Jump up your skills on Djembé, Balafon, Dun-Dun (bass drum) playing as well as African style dancing. 
Get expert coaching in technique, rhythmic expression, performance skills, and drumming history.
A musical experience through the depths of African rhythms that will transform your understanding of African percussion.

- BALAFON (African xylophone)
- DJEMBÉ
- DUN*DUN (Bass drum)
- DANCES with MERLIN NYAKAM 
- LEARN to play African FLUTE
- LEARN to play African Harp NGONI 


These workshops are perfect for hobbyists and professionals alike:
- Beginner (No experience and/or getting comfortable)
- Intermediate (Knows a few rhythms)
- MASTER CLASS (Professional and/or Teacher)

****************Pre-Registration mandatory**********************

--------Bring your own instruments if you have them. If not please let us know in advance and we will attempt to provide some for you.
*** DRUM & BALAFON RENTAL FEE IS $5 - $10
RESERVE YOUR SPOT NOW: vaccsociety@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/events/914576152053029/

https://africanrhythmsworkshopscollectiveseries.eventbrite.ca

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 African Dances Camps with Merlin Nyakam
Feb
18
3:00 PM15:00

African Dances Camps with Merlin Nyakam

MERLIN NYAKAM is one of the world's best dancers in West African dance styles, Merlin teaches dance styles from Cameroon, Senegal, Guinea, Ivory Coast ... Merlin mixes traditional with modern dance.

Dancer & Choreographer MERLIN NYAKAM (Cameroon / France) is a fantastic, enchanting dancer who teaches with great knowledge, incredible technique, humility, humor and seriousness. He tours around the world, primarily as a dancer in modern dance companies. In addition, he teaches in West African dance styles and in modern dance in Europe, America, Asia and Africa.

*********It is a lot of fun to learn with Merlin extremely great cardio workout and you burn tone of calories! 

LOCATIONS:
Vancouver: February 17 9:15 am - 9:00 pm - The Dance Center
Victoria: February 19 & 20 

Cost: $25 - $40
********PRE-REGISTRATION MANDATORY 
Limited Spots RESERVE YOURS now: vaccsociety@gmail.com 
https://africandancescampwithmerlinnyakam-victoriabc.eventbrite.ca
- Beginner 
- Intermediate/Advance
- Dun-Dun Dance*
- Masterclass 

** Dun-dun Dance is a fun and energetic drum and dance style that originally from Guinea, West African. It is traditionally practiced & performed by women only and is unique in that combines African drumming while dancing. participant will learn a variety of rhythms, dances, and songs.

**********************Please share widely*********************
https://www.facebook.com/events/211980132791296/
---------------------- BALAFON CAMP
----------------------DJEMBÉ CAMP....

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ISSAMBA - Your Ultimate Journey Through the Depths of African Rhythms
Feb
21
7:30 PM19:30

ISSAMBA - Your Ultimate Journey Through the Depths of African Rhythms

ISSAMBA - Your Unforgettable Journey Through the Depths of African Rhythms

VOTRE ULTIMATE VOYAGE À TRAVERS LES RYTHMES TRADITIONNELS AFRICAINS

ISSAMBA is an interactive musical spectacle that showcases African Roots, Rhythms & Music, featuring world-renowned African-born artists.

Issamba means "come together" in Cameroon

ISSAMBA promotes and brings together music from across African cultures to present a unified African groove. Immerse yourself in a mix of African instruments, traditional rhythms, and dancing styles. These artists will travel from abroad, gracing BC with their special talents and sharing aspects of their culture with Victoria. ISSAMBA, a 90 minute show that gives you a glimpse into the rich and diverse musical culture of Africa, an invaluable experience you won't want to miss!

Tickets: https://tickets.marywinspear.ca/issamba

https://www.facebook.com/events/599385540458924/

https://www.facebook.com/events/301432097273272/

https://www.facebook.com/events/308390029973238/

https://www.facebook.com/events/250791535608114/

https://www.facebook.com/events/918575361656782/

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ISSAMBA - Your Unforgettable Journey Through the Depths of African Rooted Rhythms
Feb
22
7:30 PM19:30

ISSAMBA - Your Unforgettable Journey Through the Depths of African Rooted Rhythms

Join us for unforgettable evening to the depths of African rhythms with ISSAMBA!

ISSAMBA is an interactive musical spectacle that showcases African Roots, Rhythms & Music, featuring world-renowned African-born artists.

Issamba means "come together" in Cameroon

ISSAMBA promotes and brings together music from across African cultures to present a unified African groove. Immerse yourself in a mix of African instruments, traditional rhythms, and dancing styles.

These artists will travel from abroad, gracing BC with their special talents and sharing aspects of their culture with Victoria.

ISSAMBA, a 90 minute show that gives you a glimpse into the rich and diverse musical culture of Africa, an invaluable experience you won't want to miss!

Admission: 
Pre-sale $36 
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Tickets: http://www.porttheatre.com/events/feb-2019/issamba-your-unforgettable-journey-through-depths-african-rhythms/

Dances Camps with Merlin Nyakam: https://www.facebook.com/events/270663320202959/

Drum-Balafon workshops: https://www.facebook.com/events/1052622174904915/
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6yXWonjrGQ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xEIoJVmqJc

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Issamba - La Nuit du Balafon & Ngoni-Kora Night
Feb
23
to Feb 24

Issamba - La Nuit du Balafon & Ngoni-Kora Night

Productions Pulchérie Mboussi on behalf of the Victoria African and Caribbean Cultural Society with the Victoria Taiama Partership a benefit for women and girls in Sierra Leone present
ISSAMBA - Cabaret Style Night

ISSAMBA is an interactive musical spectacle that showcases African Roots, Rhythms & Music, featuring world-renowned African-born artists.

Issamba means "come together" in Cameroon

ISSAMBA promotes and brings together music from across African cultures to present a unified African groove. Immerse yourself in a mix of African instruments, traditional rhythms, and dancing styles.

These artists will travel from abroad, gracing BC with their special talents and sharing aspects of their culture with Victoria.

ISSAMBA, a 90 minute show that gives you a glimpse into the rich and diverse musical culture of Africa, an invaluable experience you won't want to miss!

Admission: 
Pre-sale $30 
Door $40

https://issamba-balafon-ngoni-kora.eventbrite.ca
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ISSAMBA After Show Party till 2:00 am
(cover charge for the party in come after 10:00 pm)
African Rooted music - GUESTS DJ - TBD
Cash bar available *(no minors please)*
$10 in advance & $15 at the door
Guest list: vaccsociety@gmai.com
******************************************** 
Victoria: https://www.facebook.com/events/599385540458924/  

 EVENTBRITE

Dances Camps with Merlin Nyakam: https://www.facebook.com/events/270663320202959/

Drum-Balafon workshops: https://www.facebook.com/events/1052622174904915/

Follow us on Twitter: VicAfriCaFest

Follow us on Instagram:@/vicafricafest

Like the AfriCa fest  page: https://www.facebook.com/africa.fest.9/

Subscribe on Youtube: youtube.com/user/PulchérieNM

Subscribe to our newsletter: www.africafest.ca

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Jun
2
to Jun 3

Wakanda Summer Gala

 

To wrap up the end of the annual AfriCa Fest & African Cultural Week, we're bringing the kingdom of Wakanda to Victoria, BC. Celebrate the beauty of the African continent with great food, music, dance, and fashion. We'll have a few exciting key note speakers, and

June 2nd at 6pm. White Eagle Polish Hall (90 Dock St)

Attire
Dress to impress. Cultural attire welcome.

Food
Expect a delicious 3 course African meal.
 

Tickets:
Student (advance): $20
General Admission (advance): $25
Door: $35


Sponsorship
Interested in sponsorship opportunities, visit our website www.africafest.ca, or email vaccsociety@gmail.com.

 

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Apr
28
6:00 PM18:00

Monthly African Dinner at Imagine Studio Cafe

Join us for good food, music, dance, and conversations! This is a great way to meet new people and learn about African & Caribbean culture.

Tickets:

3 course dinner ($20)

Small chops: Starting at $3.

*small chops, also known as appetizers, are little finger foods that accompany main meals. Great option if you're not too hungry* 

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