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West African Songs, Drumming and Dance Workshop

West African Songs, Drumming and Dance Workshop

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  • Sat 27 Oct ’18, 10:30am – 3:00pm


Balclutha War Memorial Hall, 4 Clyde St, Balclutha


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Workshop Admission: $33.75

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 other West African drumming, the techniques and all the different parts that make West African Djembe rhythms so danceable.

You will also learn many other West African traditional style of drumming and dances as well the history and the meaning of the rhythms and the dance moves.

Participants will learn the traditional songs that go with the rhythms as well as the history behind!
It is energizing 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 or 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.
Koffie is so passionate about his culture and ready to share with you all in Balclutha and surrounding areas.

He is looking forward to taking you on a journey through west African traditional songs, drumming and dance workshops.

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