DFW Internatinal Community Alliance

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African Unity Festival 2011

in partnership with SMU African Students Association

DFW Africans, friends of Africa, SMU students and members of the African diaspora are welcome

Friday, October 28, 2011
SMU's Hughes Trigg Student Center (downstairs)
3140 Dyer Street, Dallas, TX 75205
7:30 pm


  • Parade of Nations - SMU's African Student Association
  • Nadi el Rakhs - Egyptian traditional dance
  • Bandan Koro - West African dance and drums
  • Melissa - Guyanian Caribbean dance from the diaspora
  • Capoeira Dallas - Brazilian martial arts from the diaspora
  • Ferdinand Bangirinama - Burundian drummers
  • Zimma-Rimba - Zimbabwean marimba
  • Les Rickford and Patrick Obinabo - poetry (Sierra Leone and Nigeria)
  • Dave Gilden - Kora music from Gambia, Guinea, Senegal
  • Cathey Sparks - spiritual songs from the diaspora
  • Pesiri N ziza - vocalist from Burundi
  • Melody Bell - West African griot and storyteller


For further information, contact: Anne Marie Weiss at 972-661-2764 or president@dfwinternational.org

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