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Spirit of Africa Festival!

2017 Spirit of Africa Festival Saturday, May 13th 12-8 PM Seattle Center Welcome to the Spirit of Africa Festival, formerly known as the Spirit of West Africa. The festival celebrates the whole African continent and the African Diaspora. Our mission is to bring people together in peace, love, and unity. Please come enjoy traditional and …

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Spirit of West Africa Festival 2016

Saturday, July 16th, 2016 Spirit of West Africa Festival 2016   at Jaam Rek Studios 2000 S. Jackson Street Seattle, WA 98144   Please join us this Saturday for an evening of music, dance and cultural connection! We are happy to share this unique opportunity for friendship and community in celebration of the many peoples …

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SOWA 2012

SOWA Spirit of West Africa 2012

The Spirit of West Africa Festival is an extraordinary event that takes place at the Seattle Center every year. This festival, produced by local Senegalese griot musician, Thione Diop, showcases the sizzling talents of West African musicians, dancers, and artists in the Seattle area and from around the country and brings the community together to …

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SOWA 2011

Spirit of West Africa Festival The Festival The Spirit of West Africa Festival is an extraordinary event that takes place at the Seattle Center every year.  This festival, produced by local Senegalese griot musician, Thione Diop, showcases the sizzling talents of West African musicians, dancers, and artists in the Seattle area and from around the …

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Kasumai Africa

The Show Kasumai Africa returns with an afternoon of exciting West African music and dance, 3:00 pm October 23 at the Northshore Performing Arts Center (NPAC) in Bothell. This year Thione Diop brings a collaboration of  traditional African and American jazz performers to the NPAC stage, vividly demonstrating the African roots of American jazz and Brazilian …

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