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Kulu Mele’s “Wemilere: Parade of the Orishas
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February 16 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Join the African American Museum in Philadelphia, Taller Puertoriqueno, for Kulu Mele African Dance & Drum Ensemble’s Wemilere: Parade of the Orishas.  This incredible dance program and conversation is part of 2019’s PhilAesthetic: AAMP Celebrates the African Diaspora in Philly and Taller’s 23rd Annual Arturo A. Schomburg Symposium. Wemilere is a celebration of eight of the most revered orishas (deities) in Yoruba culture: Elegba, Ogun, Ochosi, Oshun, Yemaya, Shango, Oya, and Obatala. The event starts with 10 minutes of drumming by the Afro-Cuban Rhythms and will conclude with Q&A period. /Concierto gratis con el grupo de danza Africana Kulu Mele.

PhilAesthetic: AAMP Celebrates the African Diaspora in Philly has been generously supported by PNC Arts Alive.

Learn more here

Major support for Ogun & the People has been provided by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.

Learn more about this year’s Schomburg Symposium here.

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" Join the African American Museum in Philadelphia, Taller Puertoriqueno, for Kulu Mele African Dance & Drum Ensemble's Wemilere: Parade of the Orishas. This incredible dance program and conversation is part of 2019’s PhilAesthetic: AAMP Celebrates the African Diaspora in Philly and Taller’s 23rd Annual Arturo A. Schomburg Symposium. Wemilere is a celebration of eight of the most revered orishas (deities) in Yoruba culture: Elegba, Ogun, Ochosi, Oshun, Yemaya, Shango, Oya, and Obatala. The event starts with 10 minutes of drumming by the Afro-Cuban Rhythms and will conclude with Q&A period. /Concierto gratis con el grupo de danza Africana Kulu Mele.

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Date:
February 16
Time:
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
aampmuseum.org/philaesthetic

Organizer

Taller Puertorriqueño
Phone:
(215) 426-3311
Website:
tallerpr.org

Venue

Taller Puertorriqueño
2600 N. 5th Street
Philadlephia, 19133 United States
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Phone:
(215) 426-3311

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