Big Bang Festival of Rhythm 2022

13th and 14th August

12.30pm to 6pm
Irish Museum of Modern Art,
Dublin 8

Free Workshops and performances

IMMA – Irish Museum of Modern Art

The Kakatsitsi Master Drummers

from Ghana

The Kakatsitsi Master Drummers from Ghana is a group of singers, drummers and dancers from the Ga tribe of Southern Ghana. 

They have been regular performers at WOMAD, UK, ever since their first performance there with The Orb, in 2013. They will perform unplugged at the front pavilion on both days, as well as leading workshops in West African drumming, song and dance.

13th Aug – 2.00pm

West African Drumming

Sat 13th August, 12.30 to 2.00pm

Kakatsitsi Master Drummers – Performance

Sat 13th August, 2.00pm to 3.00pm

West African Drumming

Sat 13th August, 3.00pm to 4.00pm

West African Dance

Sat 13th August, 4.30pm to 5.30pm

El-Funoun dance troupe

from Palestine

El-Funoun Palestinian Popular Dance Troupe was established in 1979. Their repertoire comprises Palestinian folk dance, called “Dabke” and other choreography from El-Funoun’s own unique vision of Palestinian dance.

They will give a brief demonstration/performance, before leading a workshop open to dancers of all abilities on Sunday 14th. 

Presented in association with Ciotóg and Catherine Young Dance
14th Aug – 1.30pm


Sun 14th August, 12.00pm to 1.00pm

Palestinian Dabke folk dancing Workshop with El-Funoun

Sun 14th August, 1.30pm to 3.00pm

West African Drumming

Sun 14th August, 3.30pm to 4.30pm

West African Dance

Sun 14th August, 4.30pm to 5.30pm
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