Celebrating 16 years of uplifting communities through the Cultural Arts, Ayoluwa African Dance Theatre, Inc., a 501c3 Non- Profit Organization, will host WAH WAH (Lets Unite) 9th Annual African Dance & Drum Conference/ International Concert/ Festival on Friday July 31st 9:20am-6:30pm, and Saturday August 1st, 2009 8:30am-6:30pm at Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum, Annex 460 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd at Alice Streets.
Also, on Saturday August 1st, we will host our Highlight of the weekend,WAH WAH International Concert Performance at Armstrong State Atlantic University, “Fine Arts Building”. Doors will open 8pm with showtime 8:15pm.
This conference is aimed at uniting cultures in peace, love and Harmony through cultural arts Guinea, Senegal, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Puerto Rico, Sierra Leone, Australia, Japan, Egypt, Nigeria, Ireland, Mali, China, Brazil, and the U.S.
WAH WAH Artist and participants include Youssouf Koumbassa, Babacar M’Baye, M’Bemba Bangoura, Hamidou, Moha Dosso, Samba Diallo, Suliman”Kutay” Touray”, Phinomene/Augustine, MaMa Ye Ye, Sorbety Diamonde, Aisha Rivers, Zumana “PaPa” Diarra, Dr. Djo Bi, Yalani, Kai-Feng Deng and many more. There will also be live Entertainment to include bands, and dance groups, spoken word, a Talent Show, and Learn “How to Make and Play a Shekere (shakeka ray)-(must pre-register), African Market Place,”Taste of Cultures Worldwide”
This is a concert you don’t want to miss! We look forward to seeing you at WAH WAH (Lets Unite) 9th Annual African Dance & Drum Conference and International Concert Performance/Festival.