Africa Oyé 2016

Oyé Active Zone 18-19th June.

Sefton Park Liverpool

Movema will be back at Oyé with more exciting dance workshops and demonstrations for all the community to enjoy.
Watch out for Caribbean Calypso, Afro-Brazilian beats, World In A Box family session and the dynamic Youth Dance Battle!  With Movema artists and special guests!


13.00 – 13.30: Zumba with Movema
Will Hernandez: A special edition of the International dance fitness phenomenon incorporating rhythms from the African Diaspora!

14.00 – 14:30: Rimka, Main stage artist Karim master drummer will lead a drum workshop and demonstration.

15.00 – 15.30: Unlock the Box Dance Ages 8 – 16s Talisha Thomas Lindsey: World dance

15.30 – 16.00: Capoeira Ages 5+ Instructor Açouguiero. Capoeira is a fascinating AfroBrazilian art form combining elements of dance, martial art, music and culture.

16.00 – 16.30: Afro-fusion Penny Caffrey: Mixing it all up, Dancehall, Reggaeton and AfroPOP be ready to hit the dance floor for the after party.

17:00 – 18:00: Unlock the Box Youth Dance Battle in partnership with One Dance UK, Afrobeats, Brouhaha International and MDI come and show us your moves and win prizes!



13.00 – 13.30: World in a Box Family Session. Pei Tong: For all the family to join in, using props and instruments, dancing to exciting rhythms from around the world.

14.00 – 14.45: MDI Lamin Dumbuya:West Africa Performance and Dance. Back by popular demand! The wonderful Lamin brings his joyous West African class and performances.

15.00 – 15.30:Katumba Drumming Workshop. Drum, sing and celebrate AfroBrazilian traditions and culture. Parade around the park with Katumba & Movema sharing what you have learned, bringing the Carnival vibrancy to the park.

16.00 – 16.30:Capoeira Ages 5+ Capoeira for All: Instructor Açouguiero. Capoeira is a fascinating Afro-Brazilian art form combining elements of dance,martial art,music and culture.

17.00 – 17.30:Carnival Dance Ithalia Forel: Learn exciting AfroBrazilian and Caribbean carnival moves ready to hit the street in July in August. A great chance to join Movema Bloco too!

17.30 – 18.00:Movema and Katumba Bloco. Join Movema and Katumba to parade around the park, with your recently developed carnival drum and dancing workshop. A great way to end your weekend of grooving.


Hope to see you there!

Check out the Africa Oyé website for info about the festival and the first of the Main Stage acts!