2018 Events

DEC. 29, 2018 - JAN. 10, 2019 NYE PILGRIMAGE TO THE MOTHERLAND (SENEGAL & THE GAMBIA)


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EVENT TITLE: New Year's Eve Pilgrimage to the Motherland


WHEN: December 29, 2018 - January 10, 2019


WHERE: Senegal & The Gambia

6539 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV 89119 


COST: 

$4,199 person (if paying by cash or check)

$4,399 per person (if paying by credit card) 

$500 deposit


DETAILS: Experience West Africa (Senegal & The Gambia) by touring the Motherland with Da'African Village, Africa Love and GoUrbanVegas.com! In this 12-day spectacular tour of Africa, we will visit places such as Dakar, the capital and largest city in Senegal, Gorée Island, the once departure point for millions of African slaves bound for the Americas, the unusual Pink Lake, that has a salt content comparable to the Dead Sea, the Roots village of Kunta Kinte and so much more!


Download the travel eflyer and application HERE.


DECEMBER 26 - KWANZAA CELEBRATION


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EVENT TITLE: Kwanzaa Celebration 


WHEN: Wednesday, December 26 | NOON – 4 PM


WHERE:Africa Love Store

6539 Las Vegas Blvd South, X-114, Las Vegas, NV 89119


COST: FREE!


DETAILS: Africa Love, Da'African Village, KCEP 88.1 FM and Digital Vegas Television Networks welcome the Las Vegas community to our first annual Kwanzaa Celebration! As we celebrate the spirit of UMOJA, let us strive to maintain UNITY within our families, community and nation. We are ONE! 


Enjoy a.... 

• Live Remote with KCEP 88.1 FM 

• African Drumming and Dancing

• Spoken word featuring GRIOT NATION

• 15% OFF Discount at Africa Love Store

• African Face Painting

• An opportunity to enter a Raffle Drawing and more ... 


OCTOBER 13 DRUM CIRCLE AT TOWN SQUARE PARK



EVENT TITLE: Drum Circle at Town Square Las Vegas Park


WHEN: Saturday, October 13 | 6 PM – 8 PM 


WHERE: Town Square Las Vegas Park

6539 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV 89119 


COST: FREE! Bring your own drum or rent one at $8 for adults and $5 for kids


DETAILS: Join Africa Love and Town Square Las Vegas for our monthly Drum Circle in Town Square Las Vegas Park. Hoopers, drummers, dancers, acoustic musicians, music lovers, beginners, experts are all invited! 





SEPTEMBER 01 DRUM CIRCLE AT TOWN SQUARE PARK


EVENT TITLE: Drum Circle at Town Square Las Vegas Park


WHEN: Saturday, September 01 | 6:30 PM – 8 PM 


WHERE: Town Square Las Vegas Park

6539 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV 89119 


COST: FREE! Bring your own drum or rent one at $8 for adults and $5 for kids


DETAILS: Join Africa Love and Town Square Las Vegas for our monthly Drum Circle in Town Square Las Vegas Park. Hoopers, drummers, dancers, acoustic musicians, music lovers, beginners, experts are all invited! 

AUGUST 11 A TOUCH OF AFRICA LAS VEGAS


EVENT TITLE:A Touch of Africa Las Vegas


WHEN: Saturday, August 11 | 2 PM – 10 PM 


WHERE: Town Square Las Vegas Park

6539 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV 89119 


DETAILS: Da’African Village, a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, in partnership with Africa Love present A Touch of Africa Las Vegas (ATOALV), a one-day celebration that will feature world-class artists from Africa and the diaspora including African Soul International, an African dance, drum and music ensemble residing in Los Angeles, CA, master drummer from Ivory Coast, Papa Diarra Zumana and many others.The event will highlight African culture through dance, drumming, musical performances, a fashion show and an African dance workshop. 


A TOUCH OF AFRICA IN LAS VEGAS AGENDA 

 2 PM - 3:30 PM | African Dance Workshop 

 Join us for an African Dance Workshop with African Soul International and local African drum and dance master artists currently residing in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event will be held at Rhythms Dance Studio & Events Center (4545 W Sahara Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89102). 


 COST: $15 adults/teens and $5 children 

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6 PM - 7:30 PM | Reception with local vendors/small businesses 

 Join us for a welcome reception at the Clark County Library Theater (1401 E Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89119) that will feature local vendors and small businesses. Take your picture on our red carpet at our step-and-repeat and mix and mingle with other guests. 

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 7:30 PM - 8 PM | Africa Love Fashion Show 

Featuring the latest in African fashion, our Africa Love fashion show will highlight the diversity of West African culture. Discover colorful African trends and one-of-a-kind signature pieces. 

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8 PM - 9:30 PM | A Touch of Africa in Las Vegas Showcase 

A 90-minute drum and dance showcase and awards ceremony with African Soul International, Papa Diarra Zumana and other artists from Africa and the diaspora.

JULY 07 DRUM CIRCLE AT TOWN SQUARE PARK


EVENT TITLE: Drum Circle at Town Square Las Vegas Park


WHEN: Saturday, July 07 | 6 PM – 8 PM 


WHERE: Town Square Las Vegas Park

6539 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV 89119 


COST: FREE! Bring your own drum or rent one at $8 for adults and $5 for kids


DETAILS: Usher in the summer with Africa Love and Town Square Las Vegas at our second Drum Circle at Town Square Las Vegas Park. Papa Diarra Zumana, master drummer from Ivory Coast will be teaching/leading the drumming. Hoopers, drummers, dancers, acoustic musicians, music lovers, beginners, experts are all invited! 

JUNE 02 DRUM CIRCLE AT TOWN SQUARE LAS VEGAS PARK


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EVENT TITLE: Drum Circle at Town Square Las Vegas Park


WHEN: Saturday, June 02 | 5:30 PM – 7 PM 


WHERE: Town Square Las Vegas Park

6539 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV 89119 


COST: FREE! Drums are available for rent at $8 for adults and $5 for kids


DETAILS: Usher in the summer with Africa Love and Town Square Las Vegas at our first ever Drum Circle at Town Square Las Vegas Park. Papa Diarra Zumana, master drummer from Ivory Coast will be teaching/leading the drumming. All are welcome. 

MAY 26 WEST AFRICAN DANCE WORKSHOP WITH DAUNTE FYALL


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EVENT TITLE: West African Dance Workshop with Daunte Fyall 


WHEN: Saturday, May 26 | 3 PM – 4 PM 


WHERE: Rhythms Dance Studio & Events Center 

4545 W Sahara AveLas Vegas, NV 89102 


COST: $15 for adults/teens and $5 for children 


DETAILS: Come prepared to sweat! Bring plenty of water and a friend to this West African dance workshop with international, afro-entertainer, Daunte Fyall

WEDNESDAYS (APR 25 - MAY 9) MASSAGE WEDNESDAYS WITH THE RICHEST TOUCH LV


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EVENT TITLE: Massage Wednesdays with The Richest Touch LV


WHEN: WednesdaysApril 25, May 2 & May 9 | 11 AM – 6 PM 


WHERE: Africa Love

6539 Las Vegas Blvd South, X-114 Las Vegas, NV 89119 


COST: FREE!


DETAILS: Join us at Africa Love Store on Wednesday April 25, May 2nd and May 9th for a Complimentary 15 minute Chair Massage with Dre of The Richest Touch. The Richest Touch provides professional on-site massage to all of Las Vegas specializing in Swedish massage, deep tissue, sports therapy, and more!l

MAY 5 AFRICA LOVE PARTY


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EVENT TITLE: Africa Love Party


WHEN: SaturdayMay 5 | 5 PM – 9 PM 


WHERE: Africa Love

6539 Las Vegas Blvd South, X-114 Las Vegas, NV 89119 


COST: FREE!


DETAILS: Join the festivities and help us celebrate the launch of the Africa Love Store website, and the release of Atito Gohi's Ivory Coast African Dance DVD.Mix and mingle with our growing Africa Love family at our store in Town Square. 


Enjoy the africalovestore.com launch party, and be the first to get your autographed copy of Atito Gohi's new African Dance DVD featuring traditional dances from Ivory Coast, West Africa. 


Live drumming, entertainment and light refreshments will be served.