Fest Afrika 2012


5The two main acts of the 2012 Fest Afrika were Zimbabwean Mokoomba and Congolese Awilo Longomba. Both came to Finland for the first time.

Festival program

Thursday, July 19th 2012
20-04 Klubi

KICK OFF – SPECIAL BONANZA
22:00 The Ngoma Group
23:00 Extra Bongo (Tanzania)
01:00 Extra Bongo (Tanzania)

Entry: 10 €

Friday, July 20th 2012
18-02 Pakkahuone

FAMILY DAY
African Market with clothes, crafts etc. (info for sellers)

Performances by
19:00 The Mpondas
20:00 Cheza Ngoma
21:00 Hilton Marowa
22:00 Mokoomba (Zimbabwe)
23:00 Extra Bongo (Tanzania)

Entry: 20 € (+ Tiketti fees) / children 7 € (under 7 years free)

Saturday, July 21st 2012
20-04 Klubi

21:00 Transit Café
22:00 Zambian Vocal Collection (Zambia)
23:00 Dance Show
24:00 Awilo Longomba (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

Entry:  25 € (+ Tiketti fees)

Sunday, July 22nd 2012
18-02 Telakka

18:00 Extra Bongo (Tanzania) – outdoors
22:00 Extra Bongo (Tanzania) – indoors

Entry: 10 €

Venues

Klubi/Pakkahuone Tullikamarin aukio 2, Tampere
Telakka Tullikamarin aukio 3, Tampere

Workshops

Monday, July 16th 2012
at 18.00-19.30 Afro Cuban/Yoruba dance workshop
Teacher: Rosi Brook (more info)

Wednesday, July 18th 2012
at 17.00-18.30 Contemporary African dance workshop
at 18.30-20.00 Traditional African Dance workshop
Teacher: Sibiri “BB” Konaté (more info)

Thursday, July 19th 2012 – WORKHOP CANCELLED!
at 17-18.30 Ndombolo dance workshop
Teacher: Super Nyamwela (more info)

Friday, July 20th 2012
at 17-18.30 Ndombolo dance workshop
Teacher: Super Nyamwela (more info)

Saturday, July 21st 2012
at 15.30-17.00 Ndombolo dance workshop
Teacher: Super Nyamwela (more info)
at 17-18.30 Coupe decale dance workshop
Teacher: Heini Keipinen (more info)

Sunday, July 22nd 2012
at 14.30-16.00 Dancehall dance workshop
at 16-17.30 Mbalax dance workshop
Teacher: Heini Keipinen (more info)

Location

Atalpa, University of Tampere, Ratapihankatu 55

Children’s day

Tuesday, July 17th 2012 at Children’s Cultural Centre Rulla (Finlaysoninkuja 6) 12-14

Workshop: Car Rapide

Senegalese bus made from recycling materials (carton), see photos! with Macoumba Ndiaye (Senegal) 14-15

Concert: Zamburu

Zamburu is a band form Nakkila that perfoms West African rhythms, songs and dances. Zamburu’s colourful show leaves no one cold. The audience is invited to participate in dancing along with the musicians. (zamburu.com) Free entry!