Celebrate Africa!

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Canal Lobby Stage 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa
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Canal Lobby Stage 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

Fana Soro

NAC Presentation

In celebrations of Black History Month, feel the explosion of energy when Masabo hits the stage! This dynamic ensemble of hereditary West African master musicians and dancers fills the air with soaring melodies and driving rhythms as the ancient arts of West Africa are brought to life. Led by renowned Fana Soro, the performance is a feast of traditional songs, stories, athletic dance and absolutely stunning musicianship.

Fana Soro Balafone: Djembe, host, dancer, singer
Jean-Pierre Makosso: Shaker, storyteller, dancer
Kesseke Yeo: Goun Goun, dancer
Mohamed Gira: Djembe, Goun Goun

Presented in association with MASC

Come early! Join us for 30 minutes prior to each concert for free activities presented by Ottawa Suzuki Strings and Music for Young Children!


  • Masabo and Fana Soro
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

5 Feb

6 Feb

7 Feb

8 Feb

9 Feb

10 Feb

11 Feb

  • 11:00 AM English
  • 1:30 PM English
  • 3:00 PM French

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