Thursday, May 9, 2013

Spirit of West Africa Festival 2013 at Seattle Center - Saturday, May 11th 2013 from 12-8pm


12-1:15 PM, Dance Class – Senegalese Sabar Dance Class with Sumaya Diop (live drumming)

1:15-2:30 PM, Dance Class – Afro Brazilian Dance Class with Dora Oliveira (live drumming)

2:30-3:00 PM, Set up chairs and runway

3:00-3:25 PM, Mamady Mamsary, Naby Camara and Friends (Traditional Flute and balaphone from Guinea)

3:30-4:15 PM, Best of Both Worlds Fashion Show by Nansare (Africa-America)

4:20-4:50 PM, Cover Your Ears Steel Band (Youth Steel Drum Band)

5:00-5:30 PM, Sabar Drumming – Mapathe Diop and Sons

5:35-6:05 PM, AMO ALAGBA (Afro Cuban Bata Drumming and Dance)

6:10-6:40 PM, Thione Diop and Yeke Yeke featuring Gora Diop, Teo Shantz, Ahkeenu Musa (Traditional West African Drumming)

6:45-7:15 PM, De Cajon (Afro Peruvian Music and Dance)

7:20-8:15 PM, Obo Addy Legacy – Okropong (Traditional Drumming and Dance from Ghana)

For more info. go here.

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