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april, 2019

18aprAll Day22Yenko Festival

Event Details

Yenko Festival promotes African culture, tourism, music and dance. It is also a platform for emerging African artists to showcase their talents. This year marks 400years anniversary since the first slave was taking from West Africa to the USA. To celebrate the resilience of the African people we’ve partnered with “The Year of Return, 2019 (office of the president), Labadi Beach Hotel, and the Angolan Embassy in Ghana to bring to you this Easter 4 days festival of African music and dance. Please support the event by liking and sharing with your friends on facebook #kizomba #afro #salsa #africa #ghana #angola #yearofreturn #yenkofestival

The Yenko (in our native Twi language, ‘Yenko’ simply means let’s go) festival is a music and dance event which will bring together all kinds of people from different walks of life. its a cultural dance festival in Accra, Ghana from the 18th to 22nd of April 2019 and our theme is Afro-Latin music and dance.

★Ghana is now the new Ibiza and the gran canaria so if you haven’t been yet then this is the time for you to get packing. Especially this year 2019 being declared by the president of Ghana as the “Year of Return” of the African diaspora marking 400years anniversary since the first slave taken from West Africa landed in the United States. To celebrate the resilience and strength of African descendent on a Pan-African scale, Yenko Festival has partnered with the Year Of Return, Labadi Beach Hotel, Ghana Tourism Authority and Angolan Embassy to bring to you this fun-packed festival showcasing the rich culture of Ghana and Angola which is encouraging to all.

★ ★★What to expect★ ★★
★ Workshops in Kizomba, Semba, Afro, Urbankiz, Salsa, etc..
★ Preparty
★ Beach parties
★ Day Socials
★ Pool party
★ Visit to Elmina and Cape Coast castle, The door of no return…
★ Live Concert by Kyaku Kyadaff ★ Afrimma Winner★ ★★★ ★★

★★Instructors Line up:
★ TO COSTA D’ANGOLA(ANG, UK)
★ RASHIDA FORBES(UK)
★ BLAISE MWAMI(DRC, UK)
★ HERMAN AND SAFY(IVORY COAST)
★ SAFY(IVORY COAST)
★ CHARLES(GHANA)
★ SKULL FIS (GHANA)
★ ADOME(GHANA)
★ OPOKU MENSAH(GHANA)
★ ROBERT(GHANA)
★ THEMOZ & PAATY(CONGO/BENIN)
★ CARMEN DANCE(TOGO)

★★DJs Line up:
★ DJ TO COSTA(ANG,UK)
★ DJ MWAMI(DRC, UK)
★ DJ KEN(IVORY COAST)

★ ★★★ Live Music by KYAKU KYADAFF★ ★★★ ★★

Official Hotel/Venue: Labadi Beach Hotel(Discounted room available for participants)

★ ★★PRICES★ ★★

♦Dinner $50(Dinner with artists and Saturday show)
♦Full pass $80(includes classes, parties, dinner, pool party and beach party with Live Band)
♦Parties $40(Thu, Fri, Sat) $70 with dinner on Saturday
♦Beach Party $50
♦Classes only $30

For more info and Reservation:
+233547239660

abiney@yenkofestival.com

Write to us on info@yenkofestival.com
Visit us at www.yenkofestival.com

https://www.facebook.com/events/753075148411064/

Time

april 18 (Thursday) - 22 (Monday)

Location

Labadi Beach Hotel

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