Bola Oriyomi and Ariya Afrika Cultural Dancers


The Ariya Afrika Cultural Dancers’ performances include storytelling, gospel, traditional singing, drumming, dancing and play-acting to educate and entertain the audience about the rich cultural dances of Africa. The group started entertaining Winnipeg audiences in 1994 and is comprised of dancers and drummers whose ages range from 11 to 40-years-old. They have been featured in performances with the African Communities of Manitoba and at Folklorama.