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African Music Concert

Experience the hot African rhythms of folk instruments and percussion! With a wide range of programs from popular children’s songs to authentic African music, this is a concert that the whole family can get fascinated by.
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Artist
Latyr Sy(Percussion & Sing) Izpon(Percussion) TAKEUCHI Kazutake(Keyboard) Abdou(Dance)
Date
August 13 (Sun)
①11:00-12:00/②14:00-15:00
* Opening hour: 30 minutes before
Venue
Toshima Civic Center -multipurpose hall
  • 7-minute walk from “Ikebukuro Station” (East Exit) on JR and other lines.
Suitable
for ages 0 and up
* Recommended age: 3 years and up
Capacity
150 persons
Fees
From 3 years old to junior high school students…¥500

Adults…¥1,500

* Free for children under 3 years old who sit on the lap of a parent or guardian. Child rate applies if a seat is required.
Booking & Information
Reservation required
Reservation starts at 10:00 on Saturday, July 8th
Reservation
Toshima Ticket Center
Toshima Civic Center 1st floor 1-20-10 Higashiikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo
(10:00-19:00) *May be temporarily closed.
Contact
Toshima Mirai Cultural Foundation Planning Department
TEL 03-3590-7118
https://www.toshima-mirai.or.jp
LatyrSy

Latyr Sy/Percussion & Sing

Percussionist and singer from Senegal. Since coming to Japan in 1995, he has performed on the world stage with many of Japan’s leading artists, as well as in Japan with Takako Shirai, ORIGINAL LOVE, Naoto Inti Raymi, and others over the years. He has also performed at official ceremonies and events such as the Nagano Olympics, Aichi Expo, and the World Cup.
Izpon

Izpon/Percussion

Izpon is active as a percussionist, producer and DJ in various groups and sessions, such as “el Tempo” by Kavka Shishido, Chinza Dopeness & Doping Band, Orquesta Nudge! Nudge!, Izfono, etc.
Kaztake

TAKEUCHI Kazutake/Keyboard

Kazutake is the central figure of HIPHOP BAND “SUIKA” and “A Hundred Birds,” a large HOUSE (music) orchestra with over 30 members. A Keyboard Player / Producer who goes back and forth between HOUSE and HIPHOP worlds.
Abdou

Abdou/ Dance

Professional dancer of West African traditional dance from the Republic of Senegal. He holds an international license from the Senegalese Government to teach five types of dance: Djembe dance, Sabar dance, Sourouba dance, Thiakaba dance, and Coumpo dance. He came to Japan to perform at the 2002 World Cup. Since then, he has been based in Japan, giving dance workshops and performances all over the world as a dancer and drummer.
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