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 1.7.2019

17.30 – 19.30 Fire dance workshop / Sisi Majitu

Tue 2.7.2019

17.30 – 20.00 Fire dance workshop / Sisi Majitu

Wed 3.7.2019 no workshops

Thu 4.7.2019

17.00 – 18.00 Afrohouse / Milja

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19.00 – 20.30 Senegalese sabar dance / Elina CANCELLED

Fri 5.7.2019

16.30 – 18.00 Tanzanian songs / Abeneko

17.00 – 18.30 Azonto / Cappuccino

18.30 – 20.00 Tanzanian dances (live accompaniment) / Abeneko

Sat 6.7.2019

13.00 – 14.30 Kora playing workshop / Cheick

14.00 – 15.30 Afrofusion without confusion / Abeneko

15.30 – 17.00 Coupé décalé / Papson

17.00 – 18.30 West African dances (live accompaniment) / Papson

Sun 7.7.2019

13.00 – 14.30 Kora playing workshop / Cheick

13.00 – 14.30 Coupé décalé / Papson

15.00 – 16.00 Yoga & kora / Teija & Cheick

Place

Dance classes and song workshop: Dance studio Razzmatazz, Aleksis Kiven katu 18 B, 4th floor

Kora workshop and yoga special: Kehräämö, Finlaysoninkuja 9, with the elevator to 4. floor (4B). From Lidl through TWO gateways, the door in the left corner!

Fire dance workshop: Ratinanniemi

Additional info and enrollment

These workshops are directed mainly at adults, also youth can participate according to their skill level.

Enquiries to Elina: elina (at) festafrika.net, puh. 040-5063905
Enrollment and payments (except yoga) in Holvi webshop
Reserve your place for the yoga class in advance here

Prices

Dance classes with live accompaniment (90 min.) 25 eur / class
Afrohouse dance class (60 min.) 15 eur
Other dance classes, Tanzanian songs (90 min.) 20 eur / class
Yoga & kora (60 min.) 10 eur – cash payment at Kehräämö!

If you participate in at least 3 dance classes (also song workshop counts), you can get a –10 % discount in the Holvi webshop with the code ALE3KRT

Dance pass (includes all dance classes except the fire dance workshop) 100 eur – only available in advance in the Holvi webshop until 25 June!

Fire dance workshop (2 days) 45 eur

Kora playing workshop (2 days) 50 eur

For the fire dance workshop and kora playing workshop advance enrollment obligatory, no discounts, not included in the dance pass.


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