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April 10, 2024: Celebrate Culture From the African Continent

By Whitman African Student Association

A dancer in the center twirls a bright red cape while two performers in the background play percussion instruments.

The Whitman African Student Association (WASA) is pleased to invite the Whitman Community to a series of events celebrating culture from the African continent, leading to the annual Taste of Africa event next week.

This week, music and dance group Gansango will be on campus for two days of performances, classes and workshops. Gansango is directed by Etienne Cakpo, originally from Benin, now a Seattle-based choreographer and teacher. These events are co-hosted by the Department of Theater and Dance and WASA. Additional support is provided from the Ashton J. and Virginia Graham O'Donnell Endowment in Global Studies.

Thursday, April 11:

Friday, April 12:

Next week, WASA will host the annual Taste of Africa event, celebrating the rich tapestry of the Whitman African community through music, dance, fashion and food.

Saturday, April 20:

Follow WASA on Instagram to learn more.

Published on Apr 10, 2024
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