Issamba for the African Heritage Month

Issamba for the African Heritage Month
From Thu 13 February 2020 to Wed 26 February 2020
From Thursday 13 February 2020 to Wednesday 26 February 2020
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Ended

In celebration of the African Heritage/Black History Month, Join us for an utterly exhilarating experience of African rooted-rhythms with ISSAMBA!
ISSAMBA, a 90 minute show that gives you a glimpse into the rich and diverse musical culture of Africa, an invaluable experience. The fusion of song, dance and music makes by ISSAMBA’s artists creates a robust and spectacular cultural alloy that nobody can resist!
We are pleased to bring back ISSAMBA shows & workshops and as well as our world renown African born artist Merlin Nyakam born in Cameroon. Merlin is recognized internationally for his interpretations and teachings of African and Afro-Contemporary dance. Merlin has, and continues to enchant audiences around the world with his art. Merlin Nyakam: Cameroon - France (Paris)
Adama Bilorou. Adama Dembele is one of the most talented balafon’s players. Born in a family of griots, he cultivates a special balafon called the chromatic balafon. This instrument is like an african piano and can reproduce all the occidental musical notes.
Adama Bilorou: Burkina Faso-France (Paris)
Salif Sanou a flutist specializes in African flute: Burkin Faso - Canada (Montreal); and Akra Soumah a percussionist: Guinea - Canada (Ottawa) and Mbala Emmanuel Percussionist: Cameroon - Canada (.Sherbrooke-QC) AND GUESTS
DATES:
VICTORIA: February 21st
NANAIMO- February 22
VANCOUVER: TBD
SALT SPRING ISLANDS: TBD
GABRIOLA ISLANDS: TBD

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