Sep
1
1:00 PM13:00

WORKSHOP IN UPPSALA: Traditional dance & Afro-House

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UPPSALA:  
WELCOME TO A WORKSHOP IN BOTH TRADITIONAL DANCE FROM MOCAMBIQUE AND AFRO HOUSE! A WONDERFUL SATURDAY FILLED WITH ENERGY AND DANCE!

DETAIL INFO: 

DATE/TIME: 1/9
->class 1: 13.00-14.25 (Afro-House)
->class 2: 14.30-16.00 (Traditional dance from Moçambique)
LOCATION: Fyrisskolans rytmiksal in Uppsala
LEVEL: open
PRICE: 1 class 200kr, both classes 350kr

REGISTRATION: 
To sign up, please email your name and phone number to ffvaloi@gmail.com (do not forget to write if you are going to go both classes or only one and if so which one)
You pay by swishing to: 073-743 57 72
Your spot in the workshop is confirmed via email as soon as the registration is complete.

WELCOME/ VÄLKOMMEN/ HOYO-HOYO

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Aug
22
6:00 PM18:00

TRY-OUT CLASS IN TRADITIONAL DANCE FROM MOCAMBIQUE

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BEFORE A NEW SEMESTER STARTS YOU HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO TRY OUT A CLASS IN TRADITIONAL DANCE FROM MOZAMBIQUE WITH NANDO VALOI

Nando welcomes you to dance for 1,5 hours for ONLY 100kr to live drums playing fantastic rhythms from the south eastern part of Africa. 

ABOUT THE DANCE: 
The Mozambican dances are joyful and full of energy and contains challenging footwork to wonderful rhythms from the Mozambique. This dance gives you joy both to body and mind and challenges you physically with its strong movements.  

TRY OUT CLASS: 
when: 22/8
time: 18-19.30
location: Studio 8a, Torsgatan 8
level: open
price: 100kr


You can drop-in to this class but for a guaranteed spot in the class please sign up by emailing:  ffvaloi@gmail.com (note: registration is binding) 


----> If you are interested in joining the whole course which starts the week after (29/8) please find more info here:
http://www.nandovaloi.com/classes/
or join the facebook event here: 
https://www.facebook.com/events/651372955212573/?notif_t=plan_edited&notif_id=1532861494057176

 

HOYO-HOYO/VÄLKOMNA/WELCOME!

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Jul
12
5:45 PM17:45

Summer Vibez at Hötorgsterassen with Yogansa

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SUMMER VIBEZ at HÖTORGSTERASSEN
Dans workshops in Afrobeat, Afrohouse and Afrofusion!
FREE ENTRANCE!!!


Welcome to a true dance evening out at Hötorsterassen! You'll get a great workout to wonderful music with three different dance instructors. After the dance classes there is an open dance floor.  All levels are welcome, the classes are beginner friendly and contain basic steps and a small choreography.
The evening is arranged by Yogansa in collaboration with Bruce!

17.45-18.25 Afrohouse with Laity Njie
18.30-19.10 Afrobeat with Jiman Kestay
19.15-20.00 Afrofusion with Nando Valoi

Come in confortable clothes and sneakers!

To book: Download the Bruceappen, create a free account, enter the yogansa studio, enter the passport and book your spot

Book Afrohouse:
www.bruce.app/classes/281074

Book Afrobeat:
www.bruce.app/classes/281072

Book Afrofusion:
www.bruce.app/classes/281076

Address: SVEAVÄGEN 17

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May
7
to May 10

MOCAMBIQUE - MATOLA PROJECT

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Mozambique Matola Project
 

A dance week at Yogansa for a pre-school in Matola, Mozambique:

PRE-SCHOOL & CULTURAL CENTER MAE MADALENA
7-10 May 2018


At the initiative of the dance pedagogue and preschool pedagogue
Nando Valoi

Twice a year, Yogansa organizes a dance week with the purpose of highlighting and collecting money for personal projects that make a difference where needed.
Nando Valoi teaches in Yogansa since the fall of 2017 but grew up in the Matola the largest suburb of the capital of Mozambique. After starting work at the Swedish preschool, he now wants to combine his skills and build a preschool in combination with a cultural center.
The Preschool is close to being finished but the process has stopped because of lack of resources. We hope that our dance week will allow the project to roll further and that the new preschool can be opened in autumn 2018!

SCHEDULE FOR THE FANTASTIC DANCE WEEK: 

• MONDAY 7/5
17.30-18.25 Mocambicuan Traditional Dance – Nando Valoi
18.30-19.25 Kuduro (Angola) – Amelis Nicoletti
• TUESDAY 8/5
18.15-19.10 African Contemporary Dance ( West Africa) – Karin Ericson
19.15-20.10 Sabar (Senegal) – Sara Galán
20.15-21.15 Azonto (Ghana) – Laity Njie
• WEDNESDAY 9/5
17.15-18.10 Brazilian Fusion (Brazil) – Gilmar Ferreira
18.15-19.10 Afrocuban Dance (Cuba) – Yunier Oviedo
19.15-20.10 Dancehall Queenstyle (Jamaica) – Stina Andersson
• THURSDAY 10/5
18.15-19.10 Afrobeat (West Africa) – Jiman Kestay
19.15-20.10 Afrofusion (Mocambique / Sydafrika) – Nando Valoi
20.10-21.00 Live Music & chill!

Price per class: 150 sek
33% of the revenues will be donated to the Pre-school, Mae Madalena.
Book your classes here : www.timecenter.com/yogansa
Visit the facebook event here: 
https://www.facebook.com/events/2007376872849347/


READ MORE ABOUT MAE MADALENA HERE:
https://ffvaloi.wixsite.com/maemadalena

If you can't join this event we humbly also welcome donations. We are at the moment in need of finacial support to finish the constructions. Biggest need right now is to finish the roof of the space for physical activities, 3 bathroom doors and 6 windows glasses. 
If you want to make a contribution please click below. 

Any contribution is very valuable to us and makes a big difference! THANK YOU!

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Dec
31
to Jan 13

DANCE TRIP #2 to Mozambique

AFTER A FIRST SUCCESSFUL DANCE TRIP TO MOZAMBIQUE WE ARE ALREADY PLANNING AND ORGANISING THE SECOND DANCE TRIP TAKING PLACE NEXT WINTER.
MORE DETAILED INFORMATION WILL COME BUT HERE IS A CHANCE FOR YOU TO ALREADY NOW SAVE THE DATE:

*********** DANCE TRIP TO MOZAMBIQUE SECOND EDITION **********
******************** 31 DECEMBER - 13 JANUARY ********************
***************************** 2017/2018 *****************************

DURING TWO WEEKS YOU WILL HAVE THE CHANCE TO BE PART OF THIS GROWING CULTURAL EXCHANGE BETWEEN SWEDEN AND MOZAMBIQUE AND DANCE TOGETHER WITH FIRST CLASS PROFESSIONAL AND EXPERIENCED DANCERS FROM THE WELL KNOWN DANCE COMPANY HODI MAPUTO AFRO SWING.

THIS IS AN UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO BOTH LEARN THE TRADITIONAL MOZAMBICAN DANCES AS WELL AS THE THE MODERN STREET DANCES OF MOZAMBIQUE. A MIX OF CLASSES WITH BOTH OLD AND NEW DANCES WILL BE TIED TOGETHER DURING THIS TRIP.


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General info about the two weeks (more details coming) 

WEEK 1 - INHACA, A STUNNING OASIS ON THE EAST AFRICAN COAST
We dance on the sub-tropical island Inhaca, a beautiful paradise island just 2 hours away from Maputo with boat.The classes will be held by talented dancers from Hodi Maputo Afro Swing and the music will be played by fantastic musicians from Banda Hodi. 

WEEK 2 - MAPUTO, A VIBRANT CITY AND THE CAPITAL OF MOZAMBIQUE
The second week we leave the island life behind to dance in the capital of Mozambique. Maputo with is waterside settings and wide avenues lined with jacaranda and flame trees is a city rich of culture and full of life! This week we continue working with the talented dancers and musicians from Hodi Maputo Afro Swing.

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INTERESTED AND WANT TO RECEIVE UPDATES ABOUT THE TRIP? SEND AN EMAIL TO: ffvaloi@gmail.com
Write "interested in dance-trip 2017/18" as a subject. 

ORGANISERS:
Nando Valoi & Klara Petrén-Lindström in cooperation with the dance company Hodi Maputo Afro Swing. 

For more info about Nando: www.nandovaloi.com

CONTACT: 
For further questions you are always welcome to contact us at ffvaloi@gmail.com or 0737435772

JOIN THE EVENT ON FACEBOOK:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1676677585958766/

WARM WELCOME EVERYONE! HOYO-HOYO!

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Dec
12
5:00 PM17:00

Afrofusion class with Nando Valoi

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Lucia Project – Dansworkshops, market, party & show!

Don't miss this fun and important event in December 12-14 december, three days filled with dance and the money goes to ABeBO autism center in Kampala, Uganda.

Im very happy to be having a Afrofusion class in this project on Tuesday 12 dec 17.00-18.00 and I hope you will come!!! (pre-book the class here: www.timecenter.com/yogansa)

For more info about the event: 
https://www.facebook.com/events/1135614579915542/

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Aug
12
10:00 AM10:00

Summer Workshop: Mozambican Traditional Dance & Afro-House

Don't miss this fun summer workshop organised by NANDO VALOIS DANCE in collaboration with DANSKOLLEKTIVET now located on Södermalm!

CARLOS MACHAVA, DANCER BOTH IN THE NATIONAL DANCE COMPANY OF MOZAMBIQUE AND HODI MAPUTO AFRO SWING, IS COMING TO SWEDEN!!! DON'T MISS THE OPPORTUNITY OF TAKING CLASSES OF THIS FANTASTIC DANCER!

Dancers Carlos Machava and Nando Valoi are now inviting you to a fun, challenging and inspiring summer workshop where you can learn both Mozambican traditional dances as well as Afro-House. 

3 CLASSES IN ONE DAY: 
10-11.30 Mozambican traditional dance (C1)
Lunch break
13-14.30 Afro-House (C2)
15-16.30 Mozambican traditional dance (C3) 

LOCATION: 
The classes will take place in Danskollektivets gymnastiksal located in the same building as the dance school. 

PRICES :
One class: 300kr, two classes: 550kr, three classes: 800kr
(drop in: 350kr/ class) 

REGISTRATION: 
Email your full name and which classes you want to take to ffvaloi@gmail.com For payment swish to: 0737435772

After dancing a whole day we suggest we all have a picknick together if the weather allows. Nando and Carlos promise they will bring the best music from Mozambique, Angola and South Africa.

WELCOME!!!
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Nando will have both Afro-house courses and kids classes at Danskollektivet this fall. For more information and registration go towww.danskollektivet.se or www.nandovaloi.com

Danskollektivet: 
Danskolletivet är en samlingsplats för dansundervisning i Orientalisk dans, Magdans, Persisk dans, Dancehall, Afrikansk dans, Latindans m.m. Hos oss kan du välja att ta enstaka terminskurser eller gå flera olika kurser med vårt förmånliga terminskort. 

NY LOKAL PÅ SÖDER!!! 
I höst flyttar Danskollektivet till en ny, helt egen lokal på Folkungagatan 44! Med flytten ökar vi även utbudet av klasser och välkomnar nya lärare.

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Jun
17
to Jun 18

Afro-house JAM Night! MOZ VIBES in collab with Urkraft Dance School

Nando Valoi's Dance in collab with Urkraft proudly present: MOZ VIBES, an Afrohouse Jam Night! A cultural, artistic evening with the objective of promoting the culture, music and modern dance styles of the southern parts of the African continent with focus on Mozambique, South Africa, and Angola: This night with a focus on the AFROHOUSE DANCE and MUSIC. Watch out: Moz Vibes will continue in different occasions with cultural evenings with food, music and dance jams. During Moz Vibes evenings different curators from the southern African area will be invited to present their work and promote the culture. Moz Vibes 1st edition: 17 June 7pm- 1am

19.00: doors open (150kr entrance; 1 beer/wine included)
19.00-20.30: Moz food served: 100kr including a beer/a glass of wine or a non-alc. drink
20.30-22.00 Dance
jam led by Nando
22.00-22.30: Mini performance of students from Urkraft
22.30-01.00 Dance floor and bar


PLEASE NOTE ONLY PRE-BOOKINGS: latest booking the 12th JUNE!
- Entrance fee including food, 1 glass of wine/beer/non-alc drink: 250kr
- Only Entrance fee: 150kr
PAY to SWISH number of Jenny Ajland: 070 570 60 22 and write MozVibes.

Most welcome!
 

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Nov
4
to Nov 6

WORKSHOP in San Sebastian/SPAIN: Afro-House and Traditional Mozambican dances

A 3 days long workshop filled with lots of dance from the southern parts of the African Continent. During this intense weekend Nando will give classes both in AFRO-HOUSE and MOZAMBICAN TRADITIONAL DANCES and tie the different styles together showing the strong connection between the traditional dances and the urban street styles. 

SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEKEND: 
FRIDAY 4/11
18.00-20.00 Afro-House

SATURDAY 5/11
10.00-13.00 Mozambican traditional dances
16.00-18.00 Afro-House

SUNDAY 6/11
10.00-13.00 Mozambican traditional dances


Info about Afro-House:
• The Afro House Nando teaches is a mix of cool dances you find in the streets and night clubs of Mozambique and South Africa. The roots of many of the steps come from the mozambican traditional dances but you will also find many steps inspired from Pantsula, a dance style born in South Africa during aparteid. Nando also adds steps from the Mozambican dance style Pandza with its fast tempos and influnces from Ragga.

Info about Mozambican traditional dances:
• The Mozambican traditional dances are joyful and energetic, often with a challenging footwork to fantastic rhythms from the southern parts of the African continent. The dances bring you happiness to both mind and body and challenge you physically with strong movements. 

FOR REGISTRATION PLS CONTACT ARTEXIVU: 688 272 599

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Oct
30
5:00 PM17:00

WORKSHOP in A Coruña/SPAIN: Lindy Hop and Afro House

A great opportunity for people in A Coruña to join this workshop with Nando and dance both the swing dance LINDY HOP and the urban street style AFRO-HOUSE! The first part of this 3 hours long workshop will be dedicated to Lindy Hop and the second half to Afro-House. 

Info about Lindy Hop: 
• Lindy Hop is an American dance that evolved in the ballrooms and nightclubs in Harlem, New York City, in the 1920s and the 1930s and originally evolved with the jazz music of that time. It is an unbashedly joyful dance, with a solid, flowing style that closely reflects its music...from the late 20's hot Jazz to the early 40's Big Bands. 

Info about Afro-House:
• Enjoy a mix of cool dances originating from the streets and night clubs of Mozambique and South Africa. You will find strong influences from the mozambican traditional dances as well as steps inspired from Pantsula, a South African dance style born during Aparteid. The Mozambican dance style Pandza with its fast tempos and Ragga influences can also be recognized in some of the steps. 

FOR REGISTRATION PLS CONTACT DANZALIA MUNDI: tel: 696 437 578
http://www.danzaliamundi.com/

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Sep
3
5:00 PM17:00

Special: TRY-OUT CLASS IN AFRO-HOUSE FOR FREE!

Dance enthusiasts!

Take this opportunity and dance Afro-House with Nando at Danskollektivet, one hour FOR FREE! This is a try-out class, open-level, for anyone interested to try it out before Nando's course in Afro-House starts at Danskollektivet. 

Info about afro-house: 
• Enjoy a mix of cool dances originating from the streets and night clubs of Mozambique and South Africa. You will find strong influences from the mozambican traditional dances as well as steps inspired from Pantsula, a South African dance style born during Aparteid. The Mozambican dance style Pandza with its fast tempos and Ragga influences can also be recognized in some of the steps. 

Time: 17-18
Place: DANSKOLLEKTIVET, Sveavägen 128
Price: FREE! 
Level: mixed

Join the facebook event HERE

THE FULL COURSE IN AFRO-HOUSE AT DANSKOLLEKTIVET STARTS: WEDNESDAY 7/9 at 20.15-21.30

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Aug
21
12:00 PM12:00

TRY OUT CLASS IN AFRO-HOUSE & MOZAMBICAN DANCE

COME AND TRY-OUT AFRO-HOUSE AND MOZAMBICAN DANCE!

Before Nando's dance courses start this fall take this opportunity and join this 2 hrs dance class where you get to try-out both Afro-House and traditional Mozambican dance for ONLY 100kr (50kr for students). We start with one hour of traditional Mozambican dance and then finish the class with an hour of the modern Afro-House dance. 

Time: 12-14
Place: Skånegläntans dansbana
Price: 100kr (50kr for students) 

Registration: email your full name to ffvaloi@gmail.com


Info about the dances:
• The Mozambican traditional dances are joyful and energetic, often with a challenging footwork to fantastic rhythms from the southern parts of the African continent. The dances bring you happiness to both mind and body and challenge you physically with strong movements. 

• The Afro House Nando teaches is a mix of cool dances you find in the streets and night clubs of Mozambique and South Africa. The roots of many of the steps come from the mozambican traditional dances but you will also find many steps inspired from Pantsula, a dance style born in South Africa during aparteid. Nando also adds steps from the Mozambican dance style Pandza with its fast tempos and influnces from Ragga.

Link to facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1015251205255327/


WELCOME TO A FUN AND INSPIRING DANCE CLASS AT SKÅNEGLÄNTANS DANSBANA!

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Apr
15
6:00 PM18:00

MOZAMBICAN DANCE INTENSIVE COURSE class 3

INFO: 
The Mozambican traditional dances are joyful and energetic, often with a challenging footwork to fantastic rhythms from the southern parts of the African continent. The dances bring you happiness to both mind and body and challenge you physically with strong movements. 

This intensive course consists of three 2hours long dance classes where the students will work intensively with both technique and style. Each class will be dedicated to one specific rhythm for the students to work with. During three Fridays we will dance, sweat and enjoy hard work together. 

You don't need earlier experience in Mozambican dance to join this intensive course but experience in dancing is recommended as we will work in a fairly high tempo. This intensive course is perfect if you have been dancing west african dance and is up for a new challenge or if you have been taking Mozambican dance classes at a beginners level but want to advance and improve your technique. Each class will be accompanied with live drums.  

Price: 380kr/class If you sign up for the three classes you only pay 900kr

FOR REGITRATION EMAIL: ffvaloi@gmail.com

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Apr
8
6:00 PM18:00

MOZAMBICAN DANCE INTENSIVE COURSE class 2

INFO: 
The Mozambican traditional dances are joyful and energetic, often with a challenging footwork to fantastic rhythms from the southern parts of the African continent. The dances bring you happiness to both mind and body and challenge you physically with strong movements. 

This intensive course consists of three 2hours long dance classes where the students will work intensively with both technique and style. Each class will be dedicated to one specific rhythm for the students to work with. During three Fridays we will dance, sweat and enjoy hard work together. 

You don't need earlier experience in Mozambican dance to join this intensive course but experience in dancing is recommended as we will work in a fairly high tempo. This intensive course is perfect if you have been dancing west african dance and is up for a new challenge or if you have been taking Mozambican dance classes at a beginners level but want to advance and improve your technique. Each class will be accompanied with live drums.  

Price: 380kr/class If you sign up for the three classes you only pay 900kr

FOR REGITRATION EMAIL: ffvaloi@gmail.com

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Apr
1
6:00 PM18:00

MOZAMBICAN DANCE INTENSIVE COURSE - class 1

INFO: 
The Mozambican traditional dances are joyful and energetic, often with a challenging footwork to fantastic rhythms from the southern parts of the African continent. The dances bring you happiness to both mind and body and challenge you physically with strong movements. 

This intensive course consists of three 2hours long dance classes where the students will work intensively with both technique and style. Each class will be dedicated to one specific rhythm for the students to work with. During three Fridays we will dance, sweat and enjoy hard work together. 

You don't need earlier experience in Mozambican dance to join this intensive course but experience in dancing is recommended as we will work in a fairly high tempo. This intensive course is perfect if you have been dancing west african dance and is up for a new challenge or if you have been taking Mozambican dance classes at a beginners level but want to advance and improve your technique. Each class will be accompanied with live drums.  

Price: 380kr/class If you sign up for the three classes you only pay 900kr

FOR REGITRATION EMAIL: ffvaloi@gmail.com


 

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Mar
2
6:00 PM18:00

AFRO HOUSE WORKSHOP

INFO:
The Afro House I teach is a mix of cool dances you find in the streets and night clubs of Mozambique and South Africa. The roots of many of the steps come from the mozambican traditional dances but you will also find many steps inspired from Pantsula, a dance style born in South Africa during aparteid. I also add steps from the Mozambican dance style Pandza with its fast tempos and influnces from Ragga.

We start by warming up, working through the body to african rhythms and then continue trying on different steps on the diagonal to the latest beats from the club scenes of Mozambique and South Africa. Last, we work together as I will teach you a choreghaphy filled with the dance steps we've praticed thoughout the class.

This class is suitable for dancers at all levels, beginners to more experienced dancers, we dance together but to one's own ability.

Price: 300kr (if you are registered at any dance course at Danskollektivet you get a 10% discount) 
FOR REGISTRATION EMAIL: ffvaloi@gmail.com



 

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