(Spring Valley, N.Y.) The Chiku Awali African Dance, Arts & Culture, Inc., is set to present its 12th annual African Dance Extravaganza. This year the festivities will play at the Ramapo Cultural Arts Theater, 64 North Main Street, Spring Valley, N.Y. on Saturday, January 31, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. Once again the audience can participate as performers by taking a dance or drumming workshop and performing at the opening of the show.
•Congolese Dance Workshop, from 12:00 - 1:00p.m., Bring your lappa.
•Drumming Workshop, from 1:00 - 1:55p.m., Please bring your jembe or call to reserve one.
•Performance, Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Ramapo Cultural Arts Theater, 64 North Main Street, Spring Valley, N.Y.
This year in addition to Chiku Awali’s cast of dancers and drummers, central African dance, Congolese, will be the focus. Eto'o Tsana will teach the workshop and Andoche Loubayi will conduct the drumming workshop. Her group Mabina BanAfrika will be the featured company.
Special V.I.P. Seating: $20 (First two front rows)
Chiku Awali African Dance, Arts & Culture, Inc. is a not for profit organization designed to enrich its community, particularly its youth. Chiku Awali’s goal is to expose Rockland County residents to all aspects of African dance and culture. For information and tickets, call (845) 357-5062.
Chiku Awali African Dance, Arts & Culture, Inc. Spring Valley, New York