ISSAMBA - Your Unforgettable Journey Through the Depths of African-Rooted Rhythms
Feb
14
8:00 PM20:00

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: 
Early Bird $25 
Pre-sale $34 
Door $40
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ISSAMBA After Show Party till 1:00 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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February 15 & 16 - Faris Theater Vancouver

February 21 - Mary Winspear, Sidney, BC
February 22 - The Port Theater, Nanaimo, BC
February 23 - Victoria Event Center - BALAFON & NGONI Night- FUNDRAISER GALA for Mamadou Diabaté Elementary School in Burkina Faso.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MCFJTcSk1s0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6yXWonjrGQ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xEIoJVmqJc

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 ISSAMBA - Your Unforgettable Journey Through the Depths of African Rooted Rhythms
Feb
15
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: 
Early Bird $25 
Pre-sale $34 
Door $40
****************************
ISSAMBA After Show Party till 1:00 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
******************************************** 
February 14 - Victoria Event Center

February 21 - Mary Winspear, Sidney, BC
February 22 - The Port Theater, Nanaimo, BC
February 23 - Victoria Event Center - BALAFON & NGONI Night- FUNDRAISER GALA for Mamadou Diabaté Elementary School in Burkina Faso.
*******************************
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MCFJTcSk1s0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6yXWonjrGQ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xEIoJVmqJc

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ISSAMBA - Your Unforgettable Journey Through the Depths of African Rooted Rhythms
Feb
16
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: 
Early Bird $25 
Pre-sale $34 
Door $40
****************************
ISSAMBA After Show Party till 1:00 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
******************************************** 
February 14 - Victoria Event Center

February 21 - Mary Winspear, Sidney, BC
February 22 - The Port Theater, Nanaimo, BC
February 23 - Victoria Event Center - BALAFON & NGONI Night- FUNDRAISER GALA for Mamadou Diabaté Elementary School in Burkina Faso.
*******************************
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MCFJTcSk1s0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6yXWonjrGQ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xEIoJVmqJc

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

Copy of 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 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 
Door $40
****************************
February 14 - Victoria Event Center

February 21 - Mary Winspear, Sidney, BC
February 22 - The Port Theater, Nanaimo, BC
February 23 - Victoria Event Center - BALAFON & NGONI Night- FUNDRAISER GALA for Mamadou Diabaté Elementary School in Burkina Faso.
*******************************
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MCFJTcSk1s0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6yXWonjrGQ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xEIoJVmqJc

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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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