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Āwherika Live!


Sat 17 Sep 2016, 7:30pm–10:00pm

Where: Newtown Cultural Community Centre, Cnr Rintoul and Colombo Sts, Newtown, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General admission: $20.00
  • Show & Meal prepay: $35.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: jenn24

From all corners of New Zealand comes Āwherika!

Showcasing the very finest performers of West African music & dance from around New Zealand.

Āwherika reshapes traditional West African material with their own unique Aotearoa flavour. A powerful, high-energy show with drumming, dancing, singing, a variety of authentic West African instruments and featuring Robert Fugah from Ghana, an extraordinary master drummer, and dancer.
Āwherika is also delighted to present our special guest artist, well known Wellington musician extraordinare: Sam Manzanza!

Āwherika is:
- Robert Koffie Fugah
- Jennifer Moss
- Tim Norling
- Sam Veale
- Sidharth Pagad
- Annika Wagenhoff
- Lala Simpson
- Vera Padilha

Be part of this hugely exciting evening!

Plus offering a unique experience to savour the tastes of Africa from Wellington's Afrika Restaurant.

NB: Prepaid meals will be served at show venue from 6 pm.

Taste choices:
- Vegan Maafer: $15
- Jollof Lamb: $15
- Goat Curry: $15
- Crocodile: $20
- Ostrich: $20
- Camel: $20

All meals served with rice and Orgali.

For show & meal prepay ticket, please email: to arrange prepayment and order your meal choice.

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