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.
14.00 – 18.00 Ngoma drum-making course / Menard Mponda
14.00 – 19.00 Ngoma drum-making course / Menard Mponda
18.00 – 19.00 Park afro / Catherine Knuutila CANCELLED BECAUSE OF RAIN!
17.00 – 18.30 Dances from Benin / Dominique Sossou
18.30 – 20.00 Mbalax / Mbacké Niang – PROGRAM CHANGE!
16.00 – 17.30 Kora / Cheick Cissokho
17.00 – 18.30 Coupé decalé (open) / Papson
18.30 – 20.00 Coupé decalé (advanced) / Papson
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
13.00 – 14.30 Afrobeats/azonto / Eben
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: firstname.lastname@example.org, 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: email@example.com
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 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