Wala

A Drum and Dance Ensemble comprising of 6 highly talented musicians and dancers from Ghana (West Africa), performing with 15 hand-made African drums, flutes, percussive keys and stunning costumes. performing a blend of original and traditional music, lead by highly talented and spirited vocalist Odai Nmai. WALA means “life” in their local language and the perfection of the name becomes clear as they explode into their breathtaking celebration of the Ghanaian Spirit. WALA have been performing West African music, drumming and dancing for over 20 years around Australia and internationally. Odai has won the prestigious National Cultural Award in Ghana in 1984 and many of its members have performed with some of Ghana’s biggest cultural professional bands bringing their talents and knowledge to schools and festivals through their highly interactive workshops and performances.

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