A lively celebration of the arts and culture of West Africa, with music, dancing and drumming performances by Gansango Music & Dance, Senegalese percussionist Thione Diop, master kora players Kane Mathis & Sean Gaskell, and the Mandinka drummers of Wulibaa. At intermission, enjoy a delicious West African meal catered by Afrikando Banadir Restaurant (The Stranger calls their food “extraordinarily rich, flavorful and deeply satisfying”), wine and beer, children’s games and activities, a marketplace of Gambian handicrafts, and a silent auction. Proceeds will benefit Gambia Health Education Liaison Project, or GambiaHELP, a nonprofit providing educational and health services in rural Gambia and helping villagers establish sustainable local businesses.
Presented by: GambiaHELP, a Seattle-based nonprofit that has been supporting communities in The Gambia for 22 years, with support from Stanford, Munko & Co. PLLC, Car Tender, Summit Law Group, Tarutis & Brunstrom Health Lawyers, and individual sponsors.
Tickets: Adults $15; Youth 10-17 years $10; Under Age 10 Free
For more information: GambiaHELP.org event details
Learn more: www.GambiaHELP.org