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African Drumming, Singing and Dance Workshops

African Drumming, Singing and Dance Workshops

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When:

  • Sat 23 Sep, 10:30am – 2:30pm
  • Sun 24 Sep, 10:30am – 2:30pm

Where:

St John's Scout Group Hall, 1 Denby Place, Whanganui Show map

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $40.00

Come and learn groovy, contagious African Rhythms & Dance in a fun easy Workshop with Koffie Fugah from Ghana, West Africa.

Koffie Fugah is a Skilled, Inspirational Master Drummer Dancer from Ghana, West Africa. He has been teaching friendly, exuberant workshops to people all around the world for over 15 years.

Participants will be introduced to West African Djembe and another West African drumming, the techniques and all the different parts that make West African Djembe rhythms so danceable. You will also learn traditional dances and the history and the meaning of the dance moves.

Participants will learn the traditional songs that go with the rhythms as well as the history behind! It is energising and yet relaxing, simple to get started and fun. A way to express oneself and connect with others in a positive environment.

All levels welcome. Everyone will be challenged at their own level.

Djembe drums will be provided but limited, so contact Koffie on 021 02680964/ africandrumanddancenz@gmail.com for more information.

"Did you know new research shows that rhythm is fundamental to how the brain works and good rhythm promotes good health both physically and mentally leading to longer, happier lives.”
So come and experience the joy and exuberance of West African traditional Drumming and Dance.

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