[Afro-Peru] Malonga Fest 2021: Casting Our Light // Oakland

Thu, Nov 4, 2021 – Sat, Dec 4, 2021.
Malonga Casquelourd Center, 1428 Alice Street, Oakland, CA 94612.




MalongaFest 2021: Casting Our Light is a month-long celebration of African cultural excellence and the legacy of Malonga Casquelourd.

You are cordially invited to the 6th edition of MalongaFest, a community arts festival celebrating the rich legacies of African cultural excellence in Oakland/Bay Area brought to you by @Fua Dia Congo, @KongoSQWest and @BottleTreeCulture.

November 4 – December 4, 2021, MalongaFest will offer a rich array of in-person and virtual programming `that honors communal ancestors and harnesses the healing power of art, music, dance, community and more!

Join us as we cast our light during this spirit-filled season of remembrance! Matondo!


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Our note of gratitude for the benevolence of funding and time invested towards this all important vision, so vital to the wellness of our Community. ~We Thank You


  • Zellerbach Family Foundation,
  • Akonadi Foundation and
  • The City of Oakland Cultural Funding Program

Community Kinship Partners:

  • Baba Tacuma & the Oakland Benevolent Society
  • Dimensions Dance Theater
  • O.Y,A, Strategies
  • Rara Tou Limen Haitian Dance Company

A dynamic salute to our partnership with Co-Executive Producer, Calloway Curated ™.

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Happy Birthday Ta Malonga – Nov. 5th | 5:30 meet at Snow Park 19th St * Harrison

Ancestral Procession

Agogos, Chekeres, clave sticks, Core Surdo Players, Veteran brass & horns, Parasols, Umbrellas, bandanas & Bom Axé. Libations to open, Ngomas to close. Join in this Ancestral Celebration, a gathering of Commune+Unity of the Malonga Center.

Secondline Coordinated by Baba Tacuma Kongada: R.Califa and Muisi-Kongo

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