Articles Tagged: Lingua Franca

A Passport to the World of Dance

August 13th, 2013 | By

A new monthly social dance event is being launched in Manchester city centre next month to encourage dancers of all cultural backgrounds and abilities to come together and try out each other’s dance genres.


The inaugural Dancelands, a collaboration between dancer Jane Wass of Mazazik Productions and Geli Berg of the Lingua Franca World Music Agency, will take place between 6pm and 9pm on Friday, 27 September 2013 at the Friends Meeting House on Mount Street.


The event is timed to coincide with this year’s Cultural Collage World Music Festival which focuses on professional performers from the regions diverse communities.  The first event will focus on basic dance moves and will also feature guest dance tutor, Jokeh Sillah from The Gambia.  We are also planning a surprise dance demonstration!


For interviews and photographs, please contact:


Geli Berg

Artistic Director

Cultural Collage World Music Festival

07816 648 288