Dance, Music & Arts
AFOUTAYI DANCE STUDIO
New Home & Renewed Programming!
Afoutayi is back with regular classes, rehearsals, performances and more! We welcome you to the AFOUTAYI DANCE STUDIO (2525 Nevada Ave North, Suite 211, Golden Valley, MN 55427), our new home for your regular dose of movement, tradition, sonorous folklore, and Haitian, African, and Afro-Caribbean spirit.
**IMPORTANT COVID-19 PROTOCOL: Please help us keep the space and each other safe by following CDC recommendations: wear a mask, bring your own water and hand sanitizer, and stay home if you feel sick.**
mar. 13 juil.|
Indigenous Arts Cultural Center
Ransable! With Special Guest: Rocssy Mahania
A fun healing summer cultural get together!
Time & Location
13 juil. 2021, 16:00 – 18:00 UTC−5
Indigenous Arts Cultural Center, 788 E 7th St, St Paul, MN 55106, USA
About the Event
Afoutayi, Indigenous Roots Cultural Center, and Afrocontigbo are proud to present a fun healing summer cultural get together!
About Rocssy Mahania:
Rocssy Mahania, is a respected international drummer and percussionist from Congo, Brazzaville. He has started drumming from a very young age and his gift and dedication for music has made him the protege of many master drummers in his community. Mr. Mahania has been the lead drummer with the acclaimed Congolese ensembles ``Africa Tambour”, “Tambour De Braza Junior'', and “Goma Za Kongo''. In the U.S Mr. Mahania collaborated with the well known ensembles ``Bitezo Bia Kongo'', “Nlolo Kongo '', “Chezanami group”, and participated at the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival in 2014 & 2019, as well as the "Lourden Nelson Community Center" in Santa Cruz, California. He has been traveling all over the continent of Africa, Europe, and America as a lead drummer, performer, and drum instructor for over 25 years. Currently Rocssy Mahania teaches weekly drum classes in Oakland and Santa Cruz, California, as well as Nevada City.
1 heure 30 minutes
Congolese Drum Workshop (bring your drum) & drum circle (any percussion welcome)
AFOUTAYI W/ Special performance anad solo by Rocssy
Kids and seniors