2019 Vancouver International Children's Festival: Le village de Jacky (bilingual)

  • Times: Wednesday, May 29th & Friday, May 31st 2019
  • Location: Granville Island
  • Phone: 604-708-5655

There’s going to be a dance party and you’re invited! Feel the rhythm as you take a trip to Jacky’s Village, featuring music, dance and storytelling from the African countries of Cameroon, Guinea, and Zimbabwe. Come celebrate this beautiful and inspiring expression of African history and culture with the talented Jacky Essombe accompanied by her friend Yoro Noukoussi. Performed to the music of traditional African instruments including the djembe, talking drum, and shekere, Jacky’s lively dancing will blow you away. Audience participation is encouraged throughout the show in the form of call-and-response, singing, clapping and dancing, giving new meaning to, “It takes a village…” 

Vous êtes invité à une célébration ! Venez ressentir le rythme du village de Jacky, un spectacle de musique, de danse et d’histoire des pays du Cameroun, de la Guinée et du Zimbabwe. Venez célébrer cette magnifique et émouvante expression de l’histoire et de la culture africaine avec la talentueuse Jacky Essombe et son compagnon Yoro Noukoussi. Ils interprètent la musique traditionnelle africaine avec entre autres le djembe, le marimba et le shekere. La danse endiablée de Jacky vous emportera. Tout au long du spectacle, la participation de l’audience est encouragée sous forme d’appels et réponses, de chants, en tapant dans les mains et en dansant, donnant ainsi un sens complet à l’expression: “il faut tout un village pour…”

Wednesday, May 29 - Friday, May 31, 2019

Genre: Music/Dance/Storytelling
Show length: 50 minutes
Ages: All Ages
Venue: Studio 1398
Show Notes: Both performances are bilingual and will be in both French and English


Adult $22.00
+ ($1.10 GST + $2.50 S/C)

Child $12.50
 + ($0.63 GST + $2.50 S/C)

Senior $12.50
 + ( $0.63 GST + $2.50 S/C)

Tickets include 1 performance and 1 activity village wristband

Festival 4-Pack $58.00 
 + ($2.90 GST + $10 S/C)

 4 tickets to 1 performance & 4 activity village wristbands

Order by phone:
604.684.2787 x2 or toll-free 1.877.840.0457
Call Centre Hours: Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm
Additional $5 per order

2019 Vancouver International Children's Festival: Le village de Jacky (bilingual)