- Thursday 26 June 2014
The heartbeat of Africa will pulsate throughout Sunshine Coast Council’s Nambour Civic Centre with the jaw-dropping Cirque Mother Africa on Friday, July 4 at 8pm.
The performances in the show articulates passion and love for their homeland from eight African countries, including Ethiopia, South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, Ivory Coast, Benin, Zimbabwe, and Guinea which gives the audience an insight into the modern and dynamic culture of the new Africa.
Cirque Mother Africa has a similar feel to Cirque Du Soleil performances, but with its own distinctive African flavour. Audiences are encouraged to actively respond and to become a part of the breath-taking spectacle.
The show is a delight for the senses where items are spun through the air, bodies are contorted into mind-boggling shapes, and astonishing acrobatics and performers balance on each other. Percussionists beat up a storm of sound and traditional dancers tell their own stories.
Masks, drums, beads, and amazing costumes and sets all bring the authentic African traditions with a mix of modern culture as well.
Mother Africa’s acrobats, musicians and dancers light up the stage in a powerful performance of stunning African artistry. The sets are a pure spectacle with colourful costumes and immense physicality and rhythmic music, song, dance, cirque acts and comedy, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Cost to attend is $74.90 for adults, $69.90 for pensioners, $69.90 for students and groups of 10 or more, $49 for children and $220 for a family of two adults and two children.
To book please call the Nambour Civic Centre on 5475 7755 or visit www.scvenuesandevents.com.au
The Nambour Civic Centre is located on the upper level of the Centenary Square complex, located at 52 – 64 Currie Street, Nambour. Parking is available via Mill Street, across from the new Coles Supermarket. With the installation of a new lift at Nambour Civic Centre, exciting events such as Cirque Mother Africa and Wombat Stew are more accessible for all of the community to enjoy.