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WHAT’S ON: Meet the king behind ‘Queens of Comedy’

Independent online (SA) 18 Aug 2022
Red Bull Dance Your Style. The biggest street dance competition in the world, “Red Bull Dance Your Style”, is back in South Africa and touring the country in search of the best street dancers ... The winner of the national competition will represent South Africa at the “Red Bull Dance Your Style” world final in December.
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What William Ruto's presidency would mean for Kenya's economy

Beijing News 17 Aug 2022
The winner will need the loser, and it's unclear what economic dance they will engage in ... In his Ruto indicated he'd adopt an Africa-focused foreign policy ... These include the African Continental Free Trade Area, East African Community and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa.
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Noyam African Dance Institute performs at Birmingham Festival 2022

B & FT Online 14 Aug 2022
In 2021, the Noyam African Dance Institute teamed up with ME Dance Company and Conception Dance Africa from UK and Grenada respectively with support from the British Council ... “For Noyam African Dance Institute, the journey from West Africa, Ghana to the United Kingdom to perform ...
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Countdown to kick-off! Locals celebrate 100 days left to World Cup in Doha

Ruptly 14 Aug 2022
The family friendly even included several local folklore dance performed by groups from Qatar, Africa and other places. Then it was followed by several smaller events, such as kids shooting football games, video games, etc ... .
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Akwaaba organiser Donnaray Roc aims to strengthen Jamaica-Ghana linkage

Jamaica Observer 13 Aug 2022
While helping to promote dance events in North America and Europe, Donna “Donnaray Roc” Ray observed the rapturous response to Jamaica’s dancehall culture ... Last September, she launched the Black Star Renaissance, an outreach initiative aimed at building ties with the Caribbean and Africa.
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Cornfield in the meadow, free from Windhover

Gloucester Times 13 Aug 2022
You don’t have to be a contemporary dance aficionado to love the Cornfield Dance Company, but if you are, you are in for a major treat ... All of them, in turn, were influenced by first-generation pioneers of modern dance, such as Ted Shawn, who in turn was influenced by dance from the cultures of Asia, Africa, South America and beyond.
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Several TikTok viral songs feature in new Sama’s category

Independent online (SA) 12 Aug 2022
TikTok virality has given rise to many of the biggest songs in South Africa over the past few years. With dance challenges becoming the order of the day ... here are the nominees for the first ever TikTok Viral Song of the Year music category at #SAMA28,” TikTok South Africa shared on Twitter.
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Beyoncé has helped usher in a renaissance for African artists

Independent online (SA) 12 Aug 2022
Viewers are exposed to African elements ranging from music genres like Afrobeats (Nigeria) and gqom (South Africa) to popular dance styles like the Network (Ghana) and Kpakujemu (Nigeria) ... This created a lavish and decadent form of dance-orientated pop music characterised by a steady beat and vocals that are prominent, high and reverberated.
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Drake shows love to South African illustrator

Independent online (SA) 10 Aug 2022
Drake is a fan of South African Art Music, Art, Dance, Culture as a whole. Shoutout to him for always showing love to South Africa 🇿🇦 @Drake @welcomeOVO,” shared @cleanhoodboy. Drake is a fan of South African Art Music, Art, Dance, Culture as a whole.
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Irish writer Ola Majekodunmi

The Patriotic Vanguard 07 Aug 2022
Ola Majekodunmi is an Irish journalist, commentator, Gaeilgeoir, and creator. Career Majekodunmi started presenting a radio show with Raidió na Life in 2014, presenting Seinnliosta an tSathairn and Afra-Éire ... She was the MC of the Dance Zone at the 2018 Africa Day in Dublin ... Personal life Majekodunmi was born in Lagos, Nigeria ... Here is Ola.
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Bell County Comic Con, Caliente 5K Race, back-to-school events, and more this weekend

Killeen Daily Herald 05 Aug 2022
The festival’s second day, Taste of Africa ... 7 and will feature art, dance, food, cultural exhibits, and more ... Avenue D in Temple, hosts its Country and Western Dance from 6 to 9 p.m ... Bo’s Barn Dance Hall and Club is hosting live music by Branded Heart from 8 p.m ... The dance hall is at 4984 W ... Check out a free dance lesson from 6.30 to 8 p.m.
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Killeen Arts Commission asks for more than $300,000 to fund grant applicants

Killeen Daily Herald 05 Aug 2022
The Killeen Arts Commission is asking for more than $300,000 to fund grant applicants next fiscal year ... The following fiscal year is when the pandemic began impacting tourism ... That put the total funding at $187,167 ... On Sunday, the festival’s second day, Taste of Africa. Diving Deep into the Culture, will include art, dance, food and cultural exhibits.
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17th GPHA Francophone Week Celebration marked

B & FT Online 04 Aug 2022
This year, members of the GPHA French School have celebrated their 17th GPHA Francophone Week Celebration which was aimed at ensuring that Ghana’s ports become the Transit Hub of West Africa through the French language.
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Red Bull crowns winner of Dance Your Style PH

Manila Standard 03 Aug 2022
Living up to the hype, each and every one of the 16 competitors left it all on the dance floor during the National Finals ... Yatar is set to go head-to-head with the best dancers from all around the world at the culmination of Red Bull Dance Your Style at the World Finals in Johannesburg, South Africa, sometime in December 2022.

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