Abok i Ngoma, Festival of dances and percussions

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Country and Region CameroonCentre
Type of Festival Dance, Music
Location of Festival Yaoundé, Centre, Cameroon
Festival Contact Information

Abok i Ngoma
Association Méka
BP 7061
Yaoundé, Cameroun
Phone:(237) 956-73-04
Fax:(237) 222-43-43
Email: mekav@yahoo.fr, or
mgn_a@yahoo.fr

Festival Description

Abok i Ngoma extends an invitation to discover dance and percussion art forms through spectacles, festive evenings, debates and masters classes. The Meka association organizes this festival each year with the aim to stimulate the creation and the production of spectacles for the promotion of the Cameroun culture. In addition, Meka association promotes the socio-economic reintegration of young people through introduction to arts trades. Each edition brings together some thirty contemporary dance companies, including groups of patrimonial dancers, and groups of percussionists; for high level spectacles representing African countries.

Festival Dates April 27 - May 2, 2010
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