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Song and Dance of West Africa
Here comes a show that will enthrall you all and make you yelling for more as it brings the traditional sounds and rhythms of West Africa to your homeland. While many of you have already heard about the beauty and energy of song dance culture of West Africa, a splendid production of the same name is soon coming to your nearest venue that will make you experience this culture.
The Song and Dance Ensemble of West Africa is an engaging musical experience featuring ballets, songs and dances of West African origin.
What makes this production unique and different from other shows going around is that it brings a pleasant fusion of contemporary themes with traditional folklore, song and dance, all combined masterly to create a thoroughly splendid saga of West African culture. Let us brief you about this stunning show and the people who made this possible.
The history of Song and Dance ensemble of West Africa dates back to 1970 when it was formed to revive folkloric music forms. Under the support of African government, the ensemble started working rigorously for the promotion the arts and culture of natives of West Africa.
While the African culture of song and dance has always gained the attention of entertainment moguls of the world over, much has not been said and written about the actual hub of African entertainment, West Africa. It was around 1985 when Bamba Dembele, the current ballet director, join in the mission to introduce their rich culture throughout Europe and the US. Some years later, he managed to do that quite wonderfully with his group of percussionists,musicians and dancers.
Song and Dance of West Africa give us the opportunity to enjoy the culture, music, dancing and joy of West Africa and transport us to the native land of Mali and other West African areas. It includes the traditional rhythms, instruments, folklore and mythology of nations such as Togo, Senegal, Guinea, Ghana, Benin, The Ivory Coast and Mauritania and comprised of singers, dancers and musicians from all these cultures of West Africa.
Through this show, you can experience various styles of African music and dance like Congolese soukous nudges West African Mandingo and reggae meets Latin. Known for many accomplished and respected performances in France, United Kingdom, Netherlands, USA, Belgium and the Antilles; the show draws a colorful picture of the oral and musical customs of West African culture.
As we have mentioned before, Song and Dance of West Africa is not your regular cultural show with cliche performances and regular song and dance routine. Rather it is a pretty wholesome dose of entertainment that will entertain you through its innovative programming.
The Song and Dance of West Africa blends traditional West African melodies and music with the musical styles of the Western World to create a sound that is both new and familiar to you. This blend will result in a beautiful explosion of sound and dance that will surely greet the universal music lovers in a pleasant manner. Along with sounds and rhythms, the show also boosts of elaborate set and colorful costumes that will make it a unique musical experience.
Now most of you have already been tempted to have a taste of this great African extravaganza, other can have a sneak peak on the key acts of the show that will surely make you go for it as soon as possible.
The show contains wonderful performances by musicians, singers and dancers mainly from Peuhl, Bambara, and Mandingo. They will start your feast with an instrumental part of Mandingo music with traditional instruments like kora, flute, ngonis, balafons, doun doun, djembe and bolon.
Female singers will perform will perform traditional Griotic songs with percussion and dances that will be followed by an instrumental selection with dancers. Same zest will be followed after the intermission where both instrumental and acts of songs and dances will be performed.
Look out for a popular wedding song Aloubin and a battle cry Douga, and also feel the magic of Djefrile and Kononi two songs that remind us to be kind to children and to honor our parents.
Another bite of African culture will be delivered in Djou Djou Nama, a song that is sung by young girls in a village to encourage the farmers laboring in the fields. The Finale will be the icing on the cake featuring all the performers and singers who will wonderfully end this musical trip to West Africa.
Song and Dance of West Africa is one in a lifetime kid of experience that is packed with traditional African sounds and rhythms, excellent dancers, colorful costumes and skillful musicians performing the best offerings of West Africa in this lively and extremely enjoyable show. Go for this particular show and indulge into the Song and Dance of West Africa.