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AfriCa Fest: Merlin Nyakam, Amara Kanté, Salif Sanou, Akra Soumah, Kikeyambay

Sat. May 27th 2017 Archie Browning Sports Centre Free

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AfriCa Fest: Merlin Nyakam, Amara Kanté, Salif Sanou, Akra Soumah, Kikeyambay

African Cultural Week will be held from May 20th to May 28th and AfriCa Fest on ...
Event can be attended in person In-Person Event
Sat. May 27th 2017 Archie Browning Sports Centre (All Ages)
12:30pm  Doors at: 12:00pm Free

Artists

Merlin Nyakam
Amara Kanté
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Salif Sanou
Akra Soumah
Kikeyambay
West African/Electric Afrofusion from Victoria BC
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Productions P. Mboussi

Event Description

African Cultural Week will be held from May 20th to May 28th and AfriCa Fest on May 27th. This year will introduce first-rate, international artists to the Victoria art community.

For the first time, directly from Paris, we are delighted to present world renowned choreographer and dancer Merlin Nyakam. Born in Cameroon, Merlin has reached an international status for his interpretations and teachings of African and Afro-Contemporary dance. Merlin has and continues to enchant audiences around the world.

Special guests will include the Montreal-based African flutist Salif Sanou, Toronto-based master percussionist Amara Kanté, the doundounfola master Akra Soumahand as well as our regional and local artists such as; Kikeyambey, Ali Traoré, Isabel Santos, Badiro, Bernard Henin and more...

You don't want to miss this ultimate experience of the African ROOTS!

Line up

12:30 - Zumba with Isabelle
2:00 – Dundun Foula by Akra Sumah
2 :45 – Dance with Merlin Nyakam
4 :00 – Drumming workshop and drum ensemble
5 :00 – Victoria Percussion Orchestra

8:00 pm - Finale Ensemble!!!

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Archie Browning Sports Centre
1151 Esquimalt Rd.
Arena
Capacity2500
Open / Operational

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AfriCa Fest: Merlin Nyakam, Amara Kanté, Salif Sanou, Akra Soumah, Kikeyambay @ Archie Browning Sports Centre May 27 2017 - Jan 31st @ Archie Browning Sports Centre

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