August 25th and 26th 2012
Venue : The Hilton Hotel, Kilmainham
Family Dance &Drum Workshop at The Riverbank-Newbridge
4th August 2012-Family Drum & Dance Workshop
25th May 2012, Twisted Pepper, Middle Abbey Street @ 7pm
Concert to celebrate Africa Day 2012. Featuring Sadjo Sissokho, Foliba Percussion, Rwandan Dance and Congolese Cuisine. . The Kora is a 21 string West African harp and like other master Kora Players Sissokho has developed his repertoire through the oral tradition of West African cultures.
This concert will feature singing and solo pieces from Sissokho and pieces with djembe and dundun accompaniment, Rwandan Dance from Ganishya Troupe and new Dublin based percussion group Foliba.
African food will be available in the venue on the night.
Tickets @ door €6.
Check out a recent recording with Sadjo here- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xzOQ7D3pPmE
Irish Aid, Africa Day & Wassa Wassa Workshops present-
Pathways to Africa Project
-part of Africa Day 2011
-Featuring Legend of West African Percussion Nansady Keita & Niwel Tsumbu
Pathways to Africa will offer the general public an opportunity to have a hands-on experience of African Culture at its best. Nansady is a world-renowned performer and his reputation and musical abilities will no doubt attract a wide range of eager participants to this event. West African Percussion has been hailed by many as the most popular art form to emerge from the African continent and this event will be a real opportunity for us to promote the aims & objectives of Irish Aid & Africa Day and to raise awareness about the work of Irish Aid in Africa in a really positive environment whilst also offering the public a showcase of some of the best international and home-grown African musical talents.
Tickets now available on Ticketmaster.ie and tickets.ie
€7 -plus online booking fee