Wayland hosting African dance group

February 17, 2014

PLAINVIEW -- Wayland Baptist University’s Office of Student Activities is hosting the Saakumu Dance Troupe on Friday, Feb. 28, at 9 p.m. in Pete’s Place. General admission is $5 and all proceeds go to the general scholarship fund. Pete’s Place is located in the basement of the University Center.

Saakumu, which means traditions, is a dance troupe that performs both traditional and contemporary African dance and music. The award winning dance troupe is based in Ghana, West Africa, and performs a range of spiritual, ceremonial and recreational genres as well as contemporary African dance forms.

Admission to the performance is open to the public.