Feb 18: Yemanjá Arts Festival 2024 

BrasArte Presents:
Yemanjá Arts Festival 2024

Sunday, February 18
6pm show (box office opens at 5pm)

At Dance Mission Theater, SF

Tickets available at www.brasarte.com

Yemanjá Arts Festival is a unique three-night performing arts festival celebrating the spirit of Yemanjá: the Yoruban deity/orixá that represents the ancient, essential, and beautiful nature of water. Inspired by the original Festa de Yemanjá celebrated in Bahia, Brazil, and the resilience of African spiritual practices across the americas, the Yemanjá Arts Festival brings together master artists and young faces from across the Bay Area, Brazil and Cuba. Diverse interpreters of traditional and modern art forms from the African diaspora that pay homage to Yemanjá/Iemanjá/Yemoja/Yemayá through their respective popular folkloric, contemporary and spiritual traditions. This year presenting new works by Elisio Pitta (guest performer) and choreographers from Bahia, Brazil Rosangela Silvestre and Nildinha Fonseca. This year’s show also features performances by the renowned Arenas Dance Company.  (Shows are also Friday, Feb 17 at Brasarte in Berkeley, and Sunday, Feb 25 in Sant Cruz.)



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