Delou Africa Inc. is hosting their Inaugural African Diaspora Dance and Drum Festival of Florida. This three-day cultural arts festival and conference will feature workshops, symposiums, a concert, and children’s village. Activities will include drum and dance workshops from Senegal, Ivory Coast, Guinea, and the Caribbean. Music workshops will focus on a variety of instruments including balafon, shekere, djembe, djun-djun, kutiro, and Africa songs.
Special happenings will take place including yoga, storytelling, face painting, artist lectures, Rites of Passage for Children and Families, and a raffle for 2 round trip tickets to South Africa. Culminating events include a concert extravaganza, a cultural reception, and a Dance Intense Collective.
The festival and conference will take place Friday August 6 – Sunday August 8 at the Little Haiti Cultural Center, 212-260 NE 59th Terr. Miami, FL. Registration and tickets are available online at www.delouafrica.com or on-site during the festival. The tickets for the workshop range from $10-$20. For further information contact Njeri at (305) 978-3866 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
This cultural festival is made possible with the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners, The City of Miami Parks and Recreation Department, The Little Haiti Cultural Center, Harambee Inc., South African Airways, Barbados Tourism Authority, Hollywood Birth Center, Picture Tek, Baccus Baskets, Source Property Ventures.