Contemporary Music and Culture of Vanuatu

William H. Thumel Sr. Business Center

Contemporary Music and Culture of Vanuatu on Wed., Nov. 15 at 5:30 pm @ BC-219

Selwyn Toa, current student in the M.S. in Global Affairs and Human Security program and originally from Vanuatu, will perform music on the guitar and discuss the influence of culture and identify on the Pacific island's social, political and economic development.

All members of the UB community are invited to this listen and learn event.

Contemporary Music and Culture of Vanuatu

5:20 PM-5:40 PM: Arrival

5:40 PM- 5:55 PM: Presentation on Vanuatu (Q& A)

5:55 PM - 6: 00 PM: Ukulele Music

6:00 PM - 6: 25 PM: Indigenous Dance Workshop ( Conch Shell blowing techniques,  different indigenous drum beats)

6:25 PM - 6: 30 PM: Vanuatu Music (Acoustic music)

6:30 PM - 6: 50 PM: Well Being Vanuatu Documentary

6:50 PM - 7:00 PM: Q & A and Program Wrap up


This session is part of UB's International Education Week '17 line up.

IEW is a joint initiative of the US Dept of State and the US Dept of Education:

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Wendy Burgess
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Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities will be provided upon request 10 days prior to a campus event and 30 days prior to an event requiring travel.

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