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Sunday, August 13, 2017

Ubuntu Drum and Dance

Sunday, August 13, 2017
12:30pm– 1:15pm

Ubuntu (I Am Because We Are) Drum and Dance Theatre is a grass root children’s group committed to celebrating African culture and history through drumming, dance and theatre.

Event run: August 13, 2017

Let's Drum and Dance for Life! Workshop with Njacko Backo

Sunday, August 13, 2017
1:00pm– 1:45pm

Let's Drum and Dance for Life! brings together people of all ages to learn about percussion, African culture and cooperation

Event run: August 13, 2017

Haiba: Songs from Western Sudan

Sunday, August 13, 2017
2:00pm– 2:45pm

Abdel Wahab Haiba is an accomplished oud player, singer and composer from El Obeid City in Western Sudan. His ensemble features a line-up of leading Sudanese musicians, with Tarig Shanga on bongos, Hamid Ismail on bass guitar and Misara Gandhi on accordion.

Event run: August 13, 2017

Balafon Village Workshop with Adama Daou

Sunday, August 13, 2017
3:00pm– 4:00pm

With simple rhythmic and melodic exercises, Adama Daou will introduce you to the balafon, an African wooden xylophone, that UNESCO has named as a masterpiece of intangible heritage.

Event run: August 12–13,2017

Aruna Narayan and Jasmeet Chana: Ragas in the Garden

Sunday, August 13, 2017

North Indian ragas performed by sarangi virtuosa Aruna Narayan, Jasmeet Chana (tabla), and Anuroop Kalle (tanpura).

Event run: August 13, 2017

Nhapitapi Mbira

Sunday, August 13, 2017
4:00pm– 5:00pm

Nhapitapi – a Shona word meaning sweet sounds – is a dynamic ensemble of Zimbabwe musicians, singers and dancers, who expertly weave ancestral rhythms and melodies with contemporary African flavours, conjuring musical magic in their midst.

Event run: August 13, 2017

Neema Children’s Choir

Sunday, August 13, 2017
5:00pm– 5:30pm

Neema Children's choir – representing children in Uganda and the rest of Africa who have been orphaned due to the effects of civil war, AIDS and under-developed social systems – raise their voices in songs of love, gratitude and praise, testifying to the hope that brough them through unimaginable challenges.

Event run: August 13, 2017

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