Drums of Peace: INTWASA FULL MOON 12th & 13th August 2011

by Shoestrings Backpackers Lodge
(1st August 2011)


Friday 12th August will be a little teaser for Saturdays festivities, introducing all the drummers, dancers, musicians & artists as well as an interactive drum circle to get everyone is the mood. The entertainment will kick off with quick show from the Tin Can Kids @ 18:30 followed by: a performance from the Zimbabwe Academy of Music, a big interactive drumming circle involving everybody and then performances from various drum, dance & Fire Poi/Fire Staves groups through out the evening too. Please bring along a drum of any kind if you can (pots pans buckets tins etc are welcome) so you can get involved in the drumming circle and Drum For Peace J PLEASE NOTE: There will be no cover charge on the gate on Friday Night, everything shall be on a donation basis.

Saturday 13th August Starting around 09:00am various Ethnic and Classic clothes & jewelry designers and artists from around Vic Falls and Bulawayo shall have stalls showcasing their beautiful products. Anyone interested in having their own stall this year please call Kelly on 0777434636 to make arrangements. Pottery, books, beauty products, pickles etc Anything is welcome!! (except alcohol J) There will be plenty of food an drink available all day long for everyone. Through out the afternoon the drummers, dancers and musicians will be ?jamming? together preparing for the evenings festivities.
Drums lessons will be on offer for those wishing to get more into the rhythm with the other drummers. Again the nights entertainment will kick off with the Tin Can Kids at 17:00 pm. The moon rises around 18:00pm, the BIG interactive drumming circle will begin around 17:45 so we can be warmed up and get a rhythm going by the time the full moon appears. Again please bring along a drum of any kind (pots pans buckets tins etc are welcome) so you can get involved in the drumming circle. Throughout the evening various musicians, dancers & fire dancers shall be performing for ? with the main performance being our very own Vic Falls band ?The Chikenbus? starting at 20:00 and playing through till 12:00 Midnight!!

PLEASE NOTE: There will be a $2 cover charge from 09:00am and $5 after 18:00pm to keep out riff raff, pay the band & cover basic costs (water, toilet paper, extra cleaners etc). KIDS are FREE!! Donations to the Tin Cans Kids and Traditional Dancers etc are welcome J

For any queries please call Kelly on 0777434636. Other wise? see you there to Drum for Peace!!

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