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Eat, Drum, Dance! Shidaa Projects brings West African Drumming and Dance to Barre!

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On March 9, 2024, Shidaa Projects Inc. will bring the rhythm of West African Drumming and Dance to Barre with Eat, Drum, Dance! a celebration in honor of Ghana’s Independence Day.
This event will start with a performance by world renowned dancer and choreographer Samuel Maama Marquaye joined by Shidaa’s Artistic Director Jordan Mensah and their musical ensemble. Following the show we will serve a traditional African meal of Joloff Rice and chicken, with a vegetarian option, then dance the night away to DJ’d West African music with the possibility of some drums joining in.  Over the course of the evening you may learn some facts about how Independence Day is Celebrated in Ghana and more.

Eat, Drum, Dance! takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. at the First Church Barre Universalist at 19 Church Street, Barre. The meal will be served from 7 to 8 p.m. and is first come first served. You can reserve a meal by visiting: forms.gle/kFRW9MkrNTrtGz8r6

Suggested donation of $20, but no one will be turned away.  Thank you to North Country Credit Union for sponsoring this event; and to our donors: Lawson’s Finest Liquids, Hunger Mountain Co-Op, Subway – Barre, Northfield, Waterbury, Community Bank and Northfield Savings Bank.
In case of inclement weather, Eat, Drum Dance! will take place on March 16th.
For more information contact: Christine at 802-522-4927 or visit our website,  ShidaaProjects.org