June 17, 8:30 till late
195 Barkly St, Footscray
Wala Drum and Dance Ensemble are from Ghana West Africa
performing a blend of original and traditional music mostly in 6/8
and 4/4 time. With 15 hand-made African drums, flutes and
stunning costumes, engages their audiences in a call and response
song. WALA means “life” in their local language and the perfection
of the name becomes clear as they explode into their breathtaking
celebration of the Ghanaian Spirit.
WALA’s performances have included Moomba and St Kilda Festival
in Melbourne, the Brisbane Riverfest, Woodford Folk Festival,
Sydney Global Village, Adelaide Fringe Festival, the National Multicultural festival in Canberra, QLD
performing Arts Centre and Tanks Art Centre, BEAMAC Cultural Arts, Nexus Art, and Immigration
Museum to list a few of many prominent venues and events.