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

$2,000.00/90-minute performance

$1,650.00/1-hour performance

$1,300 / 45-minute performance

$950/half-hour performance

$825/ lecture/demonstration

$800.00 / first three days of workshops; $500.00 / subsequent days

Mileage/lodging based on distance from Fayetteville

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
Fayetteville, AR 72701-1722
(479) 283-9964 | (479) 363-6262 voice mail
[email protected]

Afrique Aya