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Hello friends! Yanvalou Drum & Dance Ensemble is proud to present our Fall 2017 Show: Ochan.

Join us in the Jewett Auditorium on December 9th at 7:30PM for a night full of dancing, singing and drumming. Special guest performances by ascenDance and Mather Elementary School students!

Admission is free! Can't wait to see you there

Join us tomorrow for an open practice! 🤗

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We are excited to see everybody in a few hours!

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Yanvalou will be preforming at ascenDance: Far, Far, Away tonight! Can't wait to see you there! https://www.facebook.com/events/703295363198819/

DEC3
Sun 6:30 PM ESTJewett AuditoriumWellesley, MA
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Hi everyone! We are pleased to announce that we have joined Instagram! Follow us there for amazing pictures of our performances and practices. Here’s the link: https://www.instagram.com/yanvalove/?hl=en

Can’t wait to see you there!

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Thank you so much for dancing with us at our end of the year concert, Fey Yo! Here are some pictures from the event. See you at the next Yanva show!

Kimberly Chia added 23 new photos from May 2017 to the album: Yanvalou - Fey Yo! by Hawah Kallon and Kimberly Chia — with Naomi Day and 2 others.
May 2017

i have not taken photographs for events for way too long! more will come, and i apologize in advance if they aren't that great. thanks hawah

Come through in an hour for our final show!! If you can't be here in person, also feel free to check out the live stream here.

http://www.wellesley.edu/live#VKXkswrsFVDEm0Ze.97

APR30
Sun 7:00 PM EDTJewett AuditoriumWellesley, MA
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Yanvalou Drum and Dance Ensemble updated their cover photo.
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Come join Yanvalou Drum & Dance Ensemble for our Spring Concert! There will be delicious Haitian food for your enjoyment
[Fey means "leaves" in Haitian Creole and is referencing a folk song singing about the healing power of nature and knowledge.]

APR30
Sun 7:00 PM EDTJewett AuditoriumWellesley, MA
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We made it back safely! Can't wait to share our amazing journey to Haiti with you!

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Meet the woman who showed the world that black dance is beautiful.

//Nou Chache Sajès//
//Seeking Wisdom//

Join Yanvalou for our final show where will we dance, drum, and sing the music of Africa as it exists today in Haiti, Ghana, and the Diaspora!
Come see the wisdom of the folkloric arts shared with us by instructors, choreographers, and master drummers: ...
Peniel Guerrier (Haiti via NYC)
Harrison Tei (Ghana via Montreal)
Director Kera Washington
Professor Emeritus Gerdes Fleurant

The show is free and open to public!
We would love to see you there!

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DEC10
Sat 8:00 PM ESTJewett AuditoriumWellesley, MA
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Yanvalou is performing at Slater Cultural Show tonight! We hope to see you there.

OCT28
Fri 6:00 PM EDTAlumnae HallWellesley, MA
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We are working with amazing artists from Zimbabwe and the West Coast on traditional instrument mbira.

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Yanvalou performs at Harambee! Thanks for inviting us! The performances and foods were AMAZING!!!!

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Taste of the Diaspora

Come to Harambee on Saturday to watch our performance and have A Taste of the Diaspora!

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Harambee House invites you to celebrate Family & Friends Weekend with A Taste of the Diaspora!

Saturday, October 15th
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Harambee House