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AFRICAN CONNECTIONS, 2021, the online edition

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Saturday, February 20th, 2021

Join Crimson Coast Dance Society to celebrate


Black History Month with
AFRICAN CONNECTIONS, 2021, the online edition
Curated by Tania Amaral, Mozambique


An event for every Saturday in February to take us deeper into Africa, its diverse countries, people and cultures that make up the second largest continent with the world’s second largest populace.


Culture | Community | Voice
Each year since 1926 February has highlighted celebrations of the achievements of those of African descent. Crimson Coast Dance is honoured to support Tania, newcomer to Nanaimo, in these festivities and in lifting up local, talented and passionate individuals from the Black community - Individuals, who, stand in strength, with visionary thinking and who represent extraordinary resilience seen the world over - over and over again. Crimson Coast stands in solidarity. Black lives, and their voices, their talent, their stories, matter. Join us in celebrating and experiencing the diversity of Africa and Africans.


EVENTS:


•Let’s talk about it - Tania Amaral, a professional dancer and cultural activist from Mozambique delivers a one-hour presentation that highlights dance culture in Africa, reminding us that, “Africa is a Con-ti-nent” (Judith Jamison, Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre)


•Sharing is Caring - Stories of life and arts by Africans from Kenya, Mozambique, Rwanda, South Africa


•Karingana Wa Karingana - Reading African Tales with young people of all ages


•Dance and Movement - Afro Fusion Sharqi Dance to Afro-Zumba


•Closing Party! – music, song, dance by guest artists and you, with facilitated break out room to get you talking and great jams to get you grooving.


Featured Artists:
Fernando Anuang’a, Kenya
Shayna Jones, U.S.
Tania Amaral, Mozambique
Nicole Utulinde, Rwanda
Andiswa Crouch, South Africa
Lethy Makwenge, Democratic Republic of Congo

Cost: Category: Arts | Entertainment
    Dance (Performance)
Festivals
Online Events
Location: -Online-
, Nanaimo
This event is for Everyone
More Info: Crimson Coast Dance
[email protected]
250-754-8550 (Box Office)
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