Amani Creatives

African arts

May

20

Introducing Amani Rumba workshops’ amazing facilitators 

Damien Born in Havana-Cuba, Damian started dancing from the age of 6 in the Havana Carnival in which his dad performed as a musician. At the age of 15, Damian integrated a company dance called Havana Arte. At 19, he started singing and playing maracas for his Godfather Miguel Hinojosa. Damian started  teaching Cuban Salsa in 2007, one year after moving to the UK. His class is all about expressing the feeling of the motion and also learning the Cuban music/dance steps; Rumba, Orishas, Son, Salsa, Cha Cha Cha. Learning body movement and playing to the beat of Cuban music are few of Damian’ speciality.        Jo Congolese […]

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Apr

28

In my secret garden

A series of storytelling events EVERY Saturday (including tomorrow) in Nikki Norton’ s Secret Garden Hulme Community Garden Centre 2pm for adults 3.15 for Families. To book a place, use the links below… A playful escapism. More info… http://www.becomingstorybook.com/upcoming-events

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Jan

17

UnLtd Funding Briefing and Amani Live Evaluation Meeting

Amani Creatives is pleased to announce that Unltd will be holding an information briefing about its funding for social entrepreneurs. The session is aimed at individuals who have a good idea which will create social change and would like to find out about UnLtd funding. We are holding on the same evening a short meeting too to evaluate what our monthly showcases have helped those who took part in them, in 2016, achieve and to hear what artists think about the programme. The spaces are limited to 8 maximum. There will be therefore two sessions; 5 – 6.30pm and 6.60 – 8pm. Green Fish Resource Centre, 46-50 Oldham Street, M4 […]

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Jun

02

The amani Creatives experience

Africa, as many will know is a very popular continent with it’s own challenges, various shades of colourful peoples as well comprising of it’s politics, tribes, culture, languages, customs, it’s religious practices, communities, traditional beliefs and above all, it’s musical heritage. Having all of these to our guide and experience from various musical experiences, coming together is a fantastic idea but working together in pulling and assembling of thoughts and ideas as people from different backgrounds has its challenges which has its advantages and disadvantages but with one aim as an entity, nothing is impossible when you compromise for the best possible results as to what works best which brings […]

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