King’s hosts free cultural performances of African Music and Dancing

King’s hosts free cultural performances of African Music and Dancing

For Immediate Release
Further Information: Contact Joseph Giomboni
Public Relations Office, (570) 208-5958

From salsa dancing lessons to Garba performances celebrating the Navatri Festival, the Office of Diversity at King’s College has brought a variety of cultural experiences to campus to enrich the lives of students, faculty, and staff, and the local community.

To continue this tradition of highlighting cultural performances from around the world, King’s Office of Diversity will host a free public performance of the Ngoma Dance Celebration by The Imani Edu-Tainers African Dance Company at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, in the George P. Maffei II Theatre.

“The Ngoma Dance Celebration will be one of the premiere culture enriched events offered this year,” said Nathan Ward, director of diversity. “It’s an exciting performance of African drum and dance.”

The Imani Edu-Tainiers African Dance Company is a non-profit organization in Lancaster. They travel throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, performing traditional African dancing at venues including college campuses.

The George P. Maffei II Theatre is located in the Administration Building on North River Street. For further information on the events, contact Nathan Ward, director of diversity at King’s College, at 208-5898 or e-mail nathanward@kings.edu.

King's College is a Catholic College sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross.

The Imani Edu-Tainers African Dance Company will perform traditional African music  and dance during a free public performance on Dec. 5 at King’s College.

The Imani Edu-Tainers African Dance Company will perform traditional African music and dance during a free public performance on Dec. 5 at King’s College.

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