Family workshop : African Dance

Family workshop : African Dance

family workshop of African dance Saturday 21st November from 1pm to 2pm

Everyone is invited to join us in exploring a variety of dances from the African continent. Come with your bubble to learn the basic steps and movements in a fun and relaxing atmosphere.

How does it work ? 

Masks will be worn once you enter the Centre. Each family/bubble will have their own marked out space at a distance of two metres from others, and once you are in your space, masks may be removed.

More information about COVID-19 security will be send to you after registration. 

  • Where: Centre des grands-vents
  • Family activity: for children from 5 years old.
  • Price : 5$ per bubble / family – 10$ per non-member bubble/family 
  • Information : culture@acfsj.ca 
  • Limited places available 

Registration required before Tuesday, November 17th at 4:30pm at culture@acfsj.ca – 709-726-4900

Everyone is welcome


African dances to keep in shape

6 November 2011 6:30 am / lequodtidion At the Regional Youth Gathering that took place on 21 October in Alma, Marcelin Gbazaï was given the mandate to get the participants out of their seats. To the rhythm of the djembés, the dancer introduced dozens of young people to African dance.Le passionné danseur a fait sa formation tout d’abord en Afrique principalement en Côte d’Ivoire au sein de l’école de danse et d’échange culturel. Il a poursuivi avec la compagnie africaine les Guirivoires.In order to improve his skills, he continued his career in Europe at the Centre for Professional Training in Dance. After several tours of shows and workshops between Africa, Europe and Asia, he is now in Saguenay to teach his knowledge, his pedagogy and his respect for dance. His goal is to promote African, afro-jazz and contemporary dance.Read more on lequotidian ( translate from frech to english)