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All That Jazz em África
All That Jazz em África! is the seventh dance concert that Marcelle’s Modern Jazz Experience, dance collective organizes in Maputo. This show aims to celebrate the African heritage of Jazz music, showing off the constant exchange between the Americas and Africa. Close to fifty dancers, including orphans from Marcelle’s outreach community project “KINATITsemba”, will perform for 1h on latin-jazz, african-jazz, hip-hop jazz musics and more.
Marcelle Claquin is a French with a Congolese background dancer. She has been practicing modern-jazz dance for more than 30 years as a hobby. For the past 16 years, Marcelle has had the joy and privilege to transmit her passion to children and teenagers in organizing dance workshops as a volunteer in severals countries of Africa. Since 2011, Marcelle launched her dance collective and had the opportunity to present her last 6 productions ‘Dança Mandala’ Part I and II and ‘Maputo School of Arts’, “Celebration of African Heritage Part I and II”, “Celebration of African Women” at the French-Mozambican Cultural Center.
Date and place: Tuesday 30th May 2017 at 19h00 at the French-Mozambican Cultural Center
Tickets: pre-sale: 400 MZN; 500 MZN at entrance.
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