interplay, music, dance, storytelling, poetry and performance

Cultural Diversity Celebration

Honoring People and Cultures Through Art
Masankho Banda and Nadia Thalji

San Francisco, CA

Sunday , March 13 from 2.30pm - 4.30pm

Celebrating Cultural Diversity with dance, music, dance, storytelling and poetry.

Honouring People And Cultures Through Art! Join this intergenerational event with InterPlay. Get Inspired!

Dancing in Behalf of Unity in Diversity , Multilingualism, Multiculturalism, Solidarity , Intercultural Dialogue and Peace.

With the Performers and InterPlay Leaders Nadia Thalji (founder of InterPlay Brazil), InterPlay ambassador Masankho Banda, (Constellation Performance Ensemble Co-Founders) and invited musicians like Stephen Ross ( USA) (Shakuhachi flute, zither, dumbek).

Cost: FREE

Registration/Information: (650) 288-2836 / nadiathalji@gmail.com / http://www.sfrecpark.org/calendar.aspx#/?i=2

Venue

Golden Gate Park at the BandShell

San Francisco, CA
Leaders
Masankho Banda
Masankho is a multi - disciplinary Performing Artist, Certified InterPlay Leader, Educator and PeaceBuilder. He brings many unique perspectives to his work around the world. He learned the fine arts of storytelling and dance from his Malawian culture spending many long days and nights listening to stories and dancing to music that captivated his mind, shaped his being, nourished his soul and strengthened his spirit. Using performing arts Masankho motivates and inspires people of all ages to work together to bring about peace, social justice and cultural understanding. In 1997, he started UCanDanc? African Healing Arts to bring his passion for dance and storytelling to communities around the world. Masankho has been a Certified InterPlay Leader since 1999.
Nadia Thalji
Nadia Thalji is Interplay's ambassador to Brazil and South America! Nadia Khalil Thalji is an InterPlay International Leader (Founder in Brazil), MA in Cultural Studies and Spirituality, PhD student in Depth Clinical Psychology (currently enrolled), Professional Theatre Artist, active in community development and university teaching (Brazil and the US). Co - Director and performer of Constellation Performance Ensemble with Masankho Banda (Africa). Founder of InSpiralCenter promoting intercultural awareness, cross-cultural entrepreneur and creative embodied practices. She's interested in EcoPsychology, Cultural Diversity, Cuntural Competency and the Expressive Arts. Her special interests are facilitating workshops that can nurture creativity, innovation, social justice and cultural understanding. Mentor of "Cultural Diversity Celebration" and the "International Day of Peace"(UNESCO) held in Brazil and the US.

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