Workshops


African dance and music professionals teach various workshops during the festival week. We offer workshops in traditional dance styles from different parts of Africa, as well as in urban styles based on African dances. Also workshops of African instruments and/or traditional songs are included in the program.


Mon 2.7.2018

14.00 – 18.00 Ngoma drum-making course / Menard Mponda

Tue 3.7.2018

14.00 – 19.00 Ngoma drum-making course / Menard Mponda

Wed 4.7.2018

18.00 – 19.00 Park afro / Catherine Knuutila CANCELLED BECAUSE OF RAIN!

Thu 5.7.2018

17.00 – 18.30 Dances from Benin / Dominique Sossou

18.30 – 20.00 Mbalax / Mbacké Niang – PROGRAM CHANGE!

Fri 6.7.2018

16.00 – 17.30 Kora / Cheick Cissokho

17.00 – 18.30 Coupé decalé (open) / Papson

18.30 – 20.00 Coupé decalé (advanced) / Papson

Sat 7.7.2018

12.00 – 13.30 Kora / Cheick Cissokho

13.00 – 14.30 Coupé decalé (open) / Papson

14.30 – 16.00 Coupé decalé (advanced) / Papson

16.00 – 17.30 Ndombolo / Eben

Sun 8.7.2018

13.00 – 14.30 Afrobeats/azonto / Eben

Place

Dance classes: Liikelaituri, Yliopistonkatu 58 D, ground floor

Ngoma drum-making course: Haihara manor yard, Haiharankatu 30

Park afro: Sorsapuisto (will not take place if it rains!)

Kora workshop: Olotila Moyo, Tuomiokirkonkatu 1

Additional info and enrollment

These workshops are directed mainly at adults, also youth can participate according to their skill level. Activities for children take place at the festival market. Changes to the program possible!

Enquiries to Elina: elina@festafrika.net, puh. 040-5063905
Enrollment and payments: https://holvi.com/shop/festafrika/

Enrollments, instructions for payment and additional info for the drum-making course from Marita: marita@festafrika.net

Prices

Dance classes 18 eur / class (90 min.), check also discounts*

If paid cash at Liikelaituri, the price for one class is 20 eur, no discounts apply.

Ngoma drum-making course (2 days, includes materials) 150 eur

Park afro (60 min.) 5 eur – no enrollment necessary, only cash payments on the spot!

Kora workshop (2 x 90 min., includes instrument rent) 50 eur, check also discounts*

*Discounts

Discounts apply only to the dance classes at Liikelaituri and the kora workshop!

until June 5th in the webstore: advance discount –20 % of all classes/workshop with the code TANSSI20

from June 6th in the webstore: if you participate in at least 3 classes/workshop (or kora workshop + at least 1 dance class), –10 % discount with the code ALE3KRT


afrobeats w/ Laura