African Music & Culture: An Interactive Performance
Adult Enrichment / Special Interest -
Featuring artists, Myra Maimoh, Tausi Zaina, JJ Koso, and more.
Explore the incredible and diverse music from three different countries in Africa at this live, interactive concert experience. Showcasing original music, spoken word, art, and real life stories by artists from Cameroon, Kenya, and Liberia, this unique event is not only entertaining, but also offers an opportunity to get fully immersed in Africa’s cultural diversity. Interact with the artists and ask questions in a judgment free environment. Presented by an organization whose mission it is to empower immigrants with ties to Africa, employing them to use and share their talents to help bridge the cultural divide and fully participate in and contribute to a growing economy.
Motherland Cultural Connections’ mission is to bridge the cultural gaps that exist between immigrant communities and their communities of residence, through mutually beneficial partnerships and services. Founder Mirabel Umenei created the organization as a platform for immigrants of Afro-heritage, engaging their skills & talents and to provide services that are culturally competent and useful to their communities and its organizations. Through Motherland Cooking Xperience and Motherland House Concerts, they also aim to create a safe space for the community to come together through music, food, education to learn about each other, thereby destroying negative stereotypes that hinder growth in the community.