DanceAfrica Miami Debuts at 7th Annual African Diaspora Dance & Drum Festival of Florida
DanceAfrica Miami expands and enhances Delou Africa’s annual concert with a headlining performance by New York’s famed Forces of Nature Dance Theater, which celebrates thirty-five years of artistic expression. The line-up also includes the West African Dance & Drum Collective featuring world-renowned native African dance artists and professional drummers/musicians. Performances will also feature diverse and talented local artists representing Africa, the Caribbean, and the U.S., including the Delou Africa Dance Ensemble, Nancy St. Leger Dance Ensemble, Sikan Afro-Cuban Dance Project, African Watoto Dance Theatre, and the Children of Kuumba. South Florida’s daughter of poetry, Rebecca “Butterfly” Vaughns, will MC the concert.
Immediately following the concert is a gala reception fundraiser to benefit Delou’s ongoing programs with entertainment to include Pantastick Steel Orchestra, Fun Generation costume mask showcase for the 2016 Miami Broward One Carnival, and DJ Isis and DJ Bunny.
The three-day high-spirited family friendly multi-cultural arts weekend is part of Delou Africa’s commitment to bridge cultural gaps and expand cultural engagement through artistic education for the entire family. Attendees will enjoy African, contemporary, and Caribbean dance, drum, and music workshops, international dance choreographers, the Better Living Health Fair, a global bazaar and artisan marketplace, and the Children’s Village Zone featuring dance, drum, arts & crafts, African folktale, face painting, and back to school book bag give-away. South African Airways is also sponsoring a raffle drawing for two round trip tickets to South Africa.
Nationally acclaimed as the festival of all African dance and music festivals in the U.S., DanceAfrica was created during the 1960’s under the artistic direction of Dr. Chuck Davis. Over the course of nearly four decades, DanceAfrica has grown as a movement to showcase the rich social, religious, and ceremonial traditions of African heritage through performance, art, film, and community events.
DanceAfrica Miami and the 7th Annual African Diaspora Dance and Drum Festival of Florida will be presented from August 5-7, 2016 with festival activities and workshops at the Little Haiti Cultural Center and the concert extravaganza at the Miramar Cultural Center. For ticket information and the festival schedule, visit www.adddff.delouafrica.org.
Delou Africa was created to facilitate cultural programming and artistic education through traditional African dance and arts. The organization is currently in residency at the Little Haiti Cultural Center in Miami and has attracted nearly 10,000 participate to its annual festival since 2010.
1717 N Bayshore
Miami, FL 33137
This release was published on openPR.
Permanent link to this press release:
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.
You can edit or delete your press release DanceAfrica Miami Debuts at 7th Annual African Diaspora Dance & Drum Festival of Florida here
News-ID: 349470 • Views: 536
More Releases for Africa
Energy Drinks in South Africa
ReportsWorldwide has announced the addition of a new report title Energy Drinks in South Africa to its growing collection of premium market research reports. Energy Drinks in South Africa industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market share, market size (value and volume 2011-15, and forecast to 2020). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the
Meat in South Africa 2017
ReportsWorldwide has announced the addition of a new report title Meat in South Africa 2017 to its growing collection of premium market research reports. Meat in South Africa industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market share, market size (value and volume 2012-16, and forecast to 2021). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Synopsis: Essential
14th Africa Independents Forum
The 14th Africa Independents Forum 2016, 25-26th May, gathers together leading independents and corporate players worldwide and from across Africa, both listed and unlisted, large and small, established and new entrants, and provides enhanced exposure to the wider Africa-wide upstream industry in oil, and gas, exploration and development, including issues in crude oil and financial markets, engaging equity financiers, banks, private equity and investors found on the AIM and LSE,
Vizocom Selects iSAT Africa as Its Africa C-band Partner
Vizocom, a leading global provider of satellite services, announced today that it has signed a partnership agreement with iSAT Africa to cooperate in providing satellite services and solutions. Sharjah, UAE, March 02, 2016 -- Vizocom, a leading global provider of satellite services, announced today that it has signed a partnership agreement with iSAT Africa to cooperate in providing satellite services and solutions such as data solutions including C-band VSAT services and
23rd Africa Oil Week
While the African Continent continues to attract a steady stream of oil and gas commitments in its fast-growing oil, gas-LNG and energy industry, our landmark Africa Oil Week 2016 event will again showcase Africa’s Governments, National Oil Companies, Licensing Agencies and corporate players shaping the continent’s future – in exploration and production/development, across new frontiers and established basins; onshore in the Rifts and offshore in the shelf and deep-water, providing
Avnet extends its Africa focus
Avnet Technology Solutions, the solutions distribution leader and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), has extended its focus on the fast growing African region by investing heavily in the resources with a dedicated team of highly skilled sales, technical, financial and marketing professionals to expand its footprint across the continent. Avnet is also expanding its portfolio of products, solutions and services for solution providers on the African continent. A