AFRO LATINO FESTIVAL
Saturday 22nd March 2014
Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre
1 Powerhouse Rd, Casula, NSW 2170 (enter via Shepherd St, Liverpool)
(02) 9824 1121
MC: Isha Kamara
LIVE PERFORMANCE PROGRAM
|Performance time||Performer Name|
|11am||Official Opening, Welcome to country by Aunty Norma Shelley, Ms Tairyn Vergara: NSW SLASA President, Liverpool City Council Mayor Ned Mannoun|
|11.35am||AFRO KIDZ (African dance)|
|11.55am||BRISAS DEL PERU (Afro-Peruvian)|
|12.25pm||SIERRA SISTER (Sierra Leone, spoken word and dance)|
|12.40pm||LUCIA COSME (Afro dance)|
|1pm||KING PARROT BLOCO DE SAMBA (Afro-Brazilian drumming)|
|2.05pm||AFRO CONTEMPORARY YOUTH DANCE (Pan-African / contemporary dance)|
|2.35pm||LATIN KAOS (Afro-Caribbean and Afro-Cuban band)|
|3.20pm||SAMRAWIT (Traditional Ethiopian dance)|
|3.35||COMPARSA YAUGURU (Afro-Uruguayan)|
|4pm||LUCKY AFRICAN DRUM AND DANCE (Traditional and contemporary African drum and dance)|
|4.35pm||COLOMBIAN CULTURAL AND FOLKLORIC ORGANISATION + CHIRIMEROS FOKLORIC MUSIC (Afro Colombian)|
KIDS WORKSHOPS @ the Performance Space
Faciliated by the amazing Casula Powerhouse Public Programs & Education team
Time: walk in and have fun! Anytime between 11am – 12.30pm, and between 1pm – 2.30pm
Tutti Frutti Hats
Have a celebration on your head by creating a one-of-a-kind basket hat bursting with vibrant tropical fruit.
Be the life of the party and create festive percussion instruments to start your own conga line anywhere, anytime.
Make a colourful dancing puppet with movable parts to cha-cha-cha alongside you on the dance floor.
AFRICAN DANCE WORKSHOP @ the Performance Space
Facilitated by the extraordinary dancer and choreographer Lucky Lartey
Registration required, only workshop
Time: 3pm – 3.40pm
ADULT DRUMMING WORKSHOPS @ the Musical Constructions Tent outdoors
Starts at 11am, 12pm, 3pm & 4pm
Afro-Brazilian drumming facilitated by King Parrot Bloco de Samba
Starts at 1pm & 2pm
Drumming with your spirit, promoting self-expression, facilitated by Fernando Andres
SOCCER SKILLS COMPETITION @ next to stalls area, outdoors
Registration for each round is required
Rounds start at 12.30pm, 1.30pm and 2.30pm. Best of the best final at 3pm.
Prizes up for grabs for each round and final.