Indigenous People – Kakatsitsi and Mbilou (Music and Dance)

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Event Category: Dance and Music

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  • Making a hugely welcome return to the Universal Hall, Kakatsitsi have established themselves as one of the leading African drumming groups, renowned for the quality of their singing and their accessible, funky, danceable drumming grooves. For this performance they will be collaborating with Mbilou who is an Nganga – healer, musician and dancer from the Bwiti traditional religion of the forest regions of equatorial Africa, modern day Gabon. Bwiti is an ancient shamanic tradition, originally practised solely by the forest peoples of the central African rainforest. See below for details of associated workshops.

    £16/£14 concs/£12 U16’s

  • Workshops (all workshops are pay on the door and all are on Sunday 15th Sept)

    Universal Hall Auditorium, 12.30 – 5pm Ghanaian Drumming for people with some experience. £30.

    Universal Hall Dance/Drama Studio 12.30 – 2.30pm Ga and Bwiti chanting. £15.

    Universal Hall Dance/Drama Studio 3 – 5pm Bwiti Dance. £15.

    Dancing Green behind Universal Hall 7.30pm Outdoor open participatory event with workshop participants. Free to all.

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