We are excited to announce that the Kofago Dance Ensemble has been invited to perform at the Niun Ak Yeen ("We Are One") Festival in Senegal. This is a huge opportunity for the company and we are extremely grateful for the invitation. However, we need your help to make this trip a reality.
The funds raised will go to travel costs, living arrangements and scheduled activities for the trip. This is an incredible opportunity for the company to showcase their work on an international stage and we would be grateful for any support you can give.
Kofago's founder and artistic director, Kevin McEwen has spent over 20 years in the pursuit of a deeper understanding of how African diasporic culture and performance. His work includes the groundbreaking documentary "Walk All Night: A Drum Beat Journey" where Kevin spends time with four musicians from the southside of Chicago. Kevin's passion for this project is evident and we are confident that this will be a trip to remember.
This project is very important to us and we want to make sure that it is done right. That is why we are reaching out to our community for help. We want to make sure that our dancers have everything they need to succeed and putting on a great show at the festival. With your help, we know that they will shine.
There are a few ways that you can help us reach our goal. Of course, monetary donations are always appreciated but there are other ways to help as well. If you know anyone who might be interested in sponsoring our trip or donating items from our wishlist, please send them our way! Every little bit helps and we are so grateful for your support.
Conclusion: Thank you again for considering a donation to our cause. We are so excited about this opportunity and we cannot wait to see what our dancers will achieve with your help. If you have any questions or would like more information on how you can help, please do not hesitate to contact us.
We are asking for your help to support Kofago on their journey to Senegal. Your generous donation will provide them with the resources to engage in a meaningful cultural exchange, allowing them to access and learn about African dance and culture.
All donations are tax-deductible and any amount is greatly appreciated! Thank you for your support!