Performance

Yamo! Yamo!

Languages

English, French, French Immersion

Discipline

Dance, Music

Availability

In-Person, Online

Number of participants

300

Themes

African Culture, Black Legacy

Age

All ages, Children ages 5 - 11, Children ages 12 - 18, Seniors, Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

About this program

Yamo! Yamo! means” Hello! How are you?” in Baoulé, one of the 63 languages spoken in Côte d’Ivoire. Fana Soro, master musician and hereditary dancer of the Senoufo people, shares the ancestral arts of West Africa. The music features the balafon, a traditional West African xylophone, the djembe, the most popular African hand drum, as well as various other traditional instruments.

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Pricing

In person

One 1-hour performance (incl Q&A) $500 + HST

Two performances: same school, same day $800 + HST

$2 for each additionnal participant up to 350 participants

 

Online: Video on Demand

One performance: 38 minutes video + 20 minutes online meeting with the artist $370 + HST

Each additional meeting $60 + HST

Maximum: 500 participants for the video, 60 participants for the meeting

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