Afrique Aya

Afrique Aya

Afrique Aya is a group of dancers and drummers committed to sharing the joyful and spirited music and culture of West Africa. Inspired by rhythms and rituals from Ivory Coast, and led by Artistic Director Kouakou -Yao- Angelo, the group celebrates the synergy of nature, spirit, movement, and percussion. Afrique Aya offers performances, workshops, and residencies that draw upon Earth-based movement and song to vibrantly celebrate life. Photo by Bruce Allen, copyright 2011.

Region: Northwest
Discipline: Dance
Fees: 2575.00 / 90 minute show
1850.00 / 60 minute show
1375.00 / 45 minute show
1050.00 / 30 minute show
850.00 / 15 minute show

850.00 / 30 minute Lecture/Demo/Workshop
800.00 / each per first three days of Residency Workshop and
500.00 / for subsequent days

500.00 / 60 minutes class for up to 30 students

Over 50 miles from Fayetteville, AR and 4 hours away will have extra travel or travel and lodging expense added on to fees listed above.
Availability: Year-round
Requirements: Smooth floor for dancing. Prefer wood floor or tile; no concrete. If outdoors preferably on earth or grass. Chairs with flat seats, no arms, and no cross pieces in the front below the seat for 4 drummers. In some cases, a DVD player, projector, and screen.


Ms. Shakeenah Kedem-Fentis
Fayetteville, AR 72701-1722
479-283-9964 | (479) 363-6262 voice mail | (479) 283-9964 text
[email protected]

Afrique Aya