(Columbia, SC) – A to Zed is excited to present “A Village and Then Some 4th Annual Storytelling” at Lourie Center, 1650 Park Circle, Columbia, SC from 6:00-9:00 pm EST on Saturday, March 9, 2019. There is no better way to enhance intercultural awareness and appreciation than to share stories of Africa that are told by word of mouth, and experienced through dance, and through food and focus on the core values of patience, love, community, and perseverance. (See Event Flyer)
The program is presented in English and designed for adult and, children; families, couples, and singles. Tickets are available for advanced purchase at Eventbrite.com for $20.00 and $30 at the door. Children 6-12 $12 at the door. Enter ‘A VILLAGE & THEN SOME’
Attendees will sample dishes from Zambia, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, and Senegal. They will be captivated through the oral traditions of storytelling that mentally knits the common thread of experience of people from African lands. Those who choose to participate are encouraged to relax and allow their bodies to get lost in the rhythms of cultural dance presentations with the traditional sounds of the African villages. Cultural and African attire is encouraged.
A to Zed, short for America to Zambia, is a non-profit 501(c)3 foundation dedicated to enriching the lives of children in Africa. The foundation accomplishes the mission by providing the children in private schools, orphanages and village/community schools, with the tools, exposure and empowerment needed to become inspired and educated. Volunteering professionals who accompany A to Zed to Zambia impact the survival and growth of the children.
Donations are welcome and the event is open to the public. Call (803) 220-1911 or send an email to [email protected] for more information.