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Summer Reading 2023: Orisirisi African Folklore and Drums

July 13 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am

The Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System presents “Orisirisi: African Folklore and Drums.” Orisirisi African Folklore is an African adventure for all ages rooted in the history, culture, and traditions of Africa, inclusive of folktales, legends, myths, spirited drumming, and son. The nationally and internationally acclaimed performing arts and educational initiative was founded in 1986 by husband and wife team Don and Tutu Harrell, with the purpose of sharing the beauty and poignancy of African life and culture.

This Summer Reading 2023 program was sponsored in part by Florida Humanities with funds from the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the aforementioned entities.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

July 13 @ 10:15 am -
July 13 @ 11:15 am


Presenter Information:
Orisirisi African Folklore and Drums
Event Fee:
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Event Contact:

Lindsey McMullen
(561) 734-5556

Event Venue:

Wellington Branch Library
1951 Royal Fern Dr.
Wellington, Florida 33414
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