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Kizomba UK presents
Batuke! 2017 Festival: Saturday Show
Saturday 26 August
All orders will be subject to a fee of £1.50 except if your tickets are free or if you are a member
In a nutshell
Saturday night performance is an eclectic program curated by Iris De Brito - The creative director of BATUKE! Festival - showcasing a dance theatre piece based on various collaborations with the artists invited to the event. Ticket includes entry to the Masked Ball on the same night.
This year’s performance follow a common thread exploring elements that jump from tradition to globalism. From familiar to unrest and change celebrating the fusion of rhythms and dance vocabulary that includes African dance styles, social partner dance and edging contemporary interpretation…
What to Expect
Traditional African dance, addictive rhythms, social dance styles such as Kizomba and Semba and afro-contemporary dance movement. Also with live drumming and song.
2017 line-up features groundbreaking artists alongside the most exciting new talents from around the UK, Europe and Africa: Iris De Brito (UK), Chantal Loial (Guadeloupe), GOP Dancers (UK), Master Petchu & Vanessa Carvalho (Angola), Cazuza Kinvula (Angola), Vitor Mendes & Ivona (Cape-Verde / Czech Republic), Akram & Sevda (Holland), Alesandra Seutin (UK), Diene Waw Wa Sagna (Senegal), Akosua Boakye (Ghana), Richard Voogt (South Africa), Jay Jay (UK) and an exclusive line up of DJs from around the globe: DJ Marito (Portugal), DJ Pakassa (France), DJ Ele (Spain) and DJ B (Angola).
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Things you should know
Latecomers welcome 10 – 15mins into performance, none thereafter.
Your ticket will also give you entry into the Masked Ball: London Longest Kizomba Night which starts at 7pm downstairs in the Main Space
Alternatively, buy a Weekend Pass for just £50 and get access to all events happening as part of BATUKE! at Rich Mix
This event is wheelchair accessible.