Program

For the full WDF Program Booklet, click the following link to view a PDF – WDF Program Booklet

For a detailed schedule of World Damba Festival 2012 activities, click on the following link to view a PDF - WDF Detailed Program

World Damba Festival 2012 Overview Schedule

Friday, September 14

1:00 PM           Welcome Remarks – Varis Lecture Hall, Granoff Music Center

1:30 PM           History and Society of Northern Region Panel – Varis Lecture Hall,                                        Granoff Music Center

3:00 PM           Coffee Break – Murnane Lobby, Granoff Music Center

3:30 PM           Music and Culture of Northern Region Panel – Varis Lecture Hall,                                          Granoff Music Center

5:00 PM           Reception – Murnane Lobby, Granoff Music Center

6:00 PM           Dinner Break

8:00 PM           Concert of Folkloric Music and Dance in Distler Performance Hall, Granoff                         Music Center

Saturday, September 15: Damba Day

All Day — Vendors will be present featuring a variety of wares from jewelry and accessories to African inspired beverages

10:00 AM         Somo Damba on Talbot Avenue (in front of the Granoff Music Center)

12:00 PM         Lunch break

1:00 PM           Workshops in Damba Dance and Drumming (Beginners and                                                 Experienced) – World Music Room and Fisher Performance Room,                                       Granoff Music Center

2:00 PM           Fashion Show: Traditional and Modern

2:30 PM           Naa Damba on Talbot Avenue (in front of the Granoff Music Center)

5:00 PM           Speeches and Keynote Address on Talbot Avenue in front of the                                             Granoff Music Center

7:00 PM           Dinner Break

8:00 PM           Concert of Contemporary Music and Dance in Cohen Auditorium,                         Aidekman Arts Center

Sunday, September 16

10:00 AM         Development and Promotion Plenary Session – Varis Lecture Hall, Granoff                         Music Center

12:00 PM         Sending the Damba Home

*For a detailed schedule of World Damba Festival 2012 activities, click on the following link to view a PDF - WDF Detailed Program

***Exact times and locations of the events of the World Damba Festival 2012 @ Tufts are subject to change, and will be updated accordingly on this site.***

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