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  • African Café

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    A relaxing selection of acoustic African song guaranteed to life your spirits!

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  • Kid’s African Party

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    Jump up and dance to the joyous sounds of African music!

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Cultural Spotlight

Africa

Africa is a very big and diverse continent. More than one billion people live there and over 1500 languages are spoken. Music is a big part of everyday life and varies from region to region. The food also has its own special flavors in different countries. Even the plants, animals and landscapes change depending on the area. There are so many fascinating animals, people and places to learn about and there is always something new to discover.

Despite all the differences, there is at least one thing people all across Africa have in common: they know how to throw a good party! No matter where you go, people love to come together and dance. And, of course, in order to do that, they need enjoyable music that gets their bodies moving. Everywhere in Africa, there’s lots of upbeat music that’s really fun to dance to.

When you’re feeling sad, music can help you feel better and one of the best ways to forget your troubles is to get up and dance! Thanks for joining us in celebrating Africa and the great music it has given the world!