Thursday, May 17, 2018

Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble Performing at Phoenixville Kiwanis KidsFest on October 6, 2018

We are so excited and honored to welcome
to the KidsFest Stage
One of the BEST Professional, Authentic African Dance and Drum Ensembles in the United States of America




Universal African Dance & Drum Ensemble, founded and directed by Robert and wife Wanda Dickerson in 1984.   Located in Camden, New Jersey and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has grown to be one of the largest professional African Dance & Drum Ensembles in the United States of America.  Universal African Dance & Drum Ensemble has performed at many prominent and prestigious events, including performing for and honoring leaders of countries, celebrities, politicians, religious, business and community leaders all over America and abroad in the Caribbean and Africa. They have also represented the beauty of African culture by performing and being viewed by millions on cable, local, national and international television.
Universal African Dance & Drum Ensemble were blessed and sanctioned to be one of the BEST and the most exciting African Dance and Drum ensembles in the USA. Universal has also been blessed with five outstanding stilt walkers along with the famous stilt walker, Pasha the Stilt- walker who is also considered by scholars as one of the best stilt walkers in America.

In addition the Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble were chosen and endorsed by world renowned historians, scholars and artists in America and Africa to represent the USA at the World Festival of Black Arts and Culture (FESMAN) in Dakar, Senegal, Africa in December 2010, where over 80 nations presented their best.  At this historical event Universal performed in Saint-LouisGoree Island and Dakar, Senegal, AFRICA on the main stages.   The majority of our active members of our Dance & Drum Ensemble are musicians, advanced Martial Artists (Karate) practitioners, and many are local, national and world Karate champions.

KidsFest Thank You's

THANK YOU to the hundreds of happy families who came to KidsFest  and participated,  so many volunteers of all ages,  lovely vendors wh...