Crimson Coast Dance

Tuesday, May 25, 2021


History & Unity Through Culture – A Series of Free Online Presentations

The program, African Connections, curated and programmed by Tania Amaral and presented by Crimson Coast Dance Society returns in celebration of AFRICA DAY, a day of Freedom, History and Unity commemorated annually by the people of many African countries and among Africans in the diaspora.

Take in music from the represented regions as well as suggested viewings that demonstrate dances and arts specific to the countries represented.

You can access the videos by the links below & they will be available to view on our website until May 31.

Please help us by sharing these presentations with your friends & family!

Opening Message from Nanaimo Mayor, Leonard Krog

Karingana Wa Karingana for Children & Adults:
Featuring 3 African stories/fables by Lethy Makwenge (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Sharing is Caring: Victoria Henshaw (Nigeria)

Sharing is Caring: Tapiwa Tanaka (Zimbabwe)

Sharing is Caring: Brighton Mbilinyi (Tanzania)

Africa Day: Let’s Talk About It

Sharing is Caring: Samuel Makwenge (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Sharing is Caring: Sonia Malek Koman (Egypt)

A message from Holly Bright from Crimson Coast Dance & Tania Amaral, the Curator of African Connections

Learn More About Africa

Featured community speakers are; Lethy Makwenge (Democratic Republic of Congo), Victoria Henshaw (Nigeria), Tapiwa Tanaka (Zimbabwe), Brighton Mbilinyi (Tanzania), Samuel Makwenge (Democratic Republic of Congo), Sonia Malek Koman (Egypt).