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Afro Dance Xplosion 2021 – United we Dance!

20 Oct 2021

Now in its 11th year and nominated for a One Dance award, Afro Dance Xplosion delivers yet again to London a dynamite weekend of celebration, featuring some of the very best dance and music in the African Diaspora.  The weekend, cram packed with workshops, kicks off on Friday night with the live performance UNITED WE DANCE, bringing together top international performers with styles rooted in African dance and rhythms. This powerful, high energy show takes us on a journey from the storytelling traditions of Senegal through to the lyrical Rumba of Cuba and on to Jamaica, America, Hip Hop and Afro Vibes.

Workshops will run throughout the weekend.

Festival director Carolyn Lily says: “More than ever we need to connect and celebrate the importance and influence of all styles of dance and music inspired by African culture and traditions.  I am very excited to showcase the dynamic work of these national and international performers and allow the UK to appreciate the global impact of dance and music within the African Diaspora.”

Groups performing in UNITED WE DANCE include:

  • Blake Arts
  • Moore Dance
  • Tuba Dance Theatre
  • Batuke Arts
  • IYIMIU
  • Les Amies de Bois de Sacre
  • Sheba Montserrat
  • Luanda Pau Dance Company
  • Urdang ACS
  • Lucas Ethel Etoundi Essomba
  • Afro Vibes United

ADX festival brings Black History Month UK to a close, and unites artists from Africa, the Caribbean, the USA, Europe and the UK to representing the African diaspora in all its glory

 

VENUE: St Marylebone School, 64 Marylebone High Street, London, England, W1U 5BA
DATES:  Friday 29 October to Sunday 31 October
BOOKING:  https://adx_2021_united_we_dance.eventbrite.co.uk
CONTACT[email protected] for any queries.