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ISSAMBA SHOWCASE - featuring MAMADOU DIABATÉ & MERLIN NYAKAM

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Issamba - The Ultimate Journey Through the Depths of African Rooted-Rhythms

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Issamba - Your Unforgettable Journey Through African rhythms 2022 ft. Mamadou Diabaté -Percussion Mania & Merlin Nyakam Dancer Choreographer

In celebration of the African Heritage/Black History Month, join us for an unforgettable evening to the depths of African Rooted rhythms with ISSAMBA!

ISSAMBA is an interactive musical spectacle that showcases African Roots, Rhythms & Music, and features world-renowned African-born artists.

Issamba means "come together" in Cameroon.

ISSAMBA promotes and brings together music from across African cultures to present a unified African groove. Immerse yourself in a mix of African instruments, traditional rhythms, and dancing styles. These artists will travel from abroad, gracing BC with their special talents and sharing aspects of their culture with you. ISSAMBA, a 90-minute show that gives you a glimpse into the rich and diverse musical culture of Africa, an invaluable experience you won't want to miss!

ISSAMBA promotes the International Decade for People of African Descent through Arts & Cultures. #issambaforever

https://www.issambacentre.ca/

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Sooke, BC V9Z 1J1

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Organizer African Arts & Cultural Society (AACCCS)

Organizer of ISSAMBA SHOWCASE - featuring MAMADOU DIABATÉ & MERLIN NYAKAM

Since our inception i, we have organized the following events with resounding success:

  • La Calebasse du Nomade - Monthly Community Dinners & Summer Food truck
  • African & Caribbean Spirit Nights
  • African Cultural Week & AfriCa Fest
  • Culture Days Celebration
  • Round Table Discussions focused on cultural minorities challenges and opportunities in Victoria and BC
  • Black History Month Community Recognition Awards & Closing Gala
  • ISSAMBA SHOWCASE: ISSAMBA, which means ‘’Come Together’’ in the Béti dialect of Cameroon, is a wonderfully expressive, engaging and diverse group of world-renowned African-born musicians and dancers. ISSAMBA’s energetic and interactive performances invariably capture the imagination of its audiences, transporting them to the earthy and evocative world of African rhythm and dance.
  • Recently, we opened the first and only one African Cultural Centre and a Hub for people of African Descent on Vancouver Island (BC)
  • Virtual Conversation in order to minimize the impact of isolation due to COVID-19 confinement

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