Socially: the program provides very entertaining and enriching alternatives to street gangs, drugs and prostitution. Read more

Economically: the program saves the city council huge amounts of money in terms of policing, drug, alcohol and other social rehabilitation programs and prison upkeep. Read more

Culturally: it enriches the city or country. Africa still remains a mystery to most people. Its culture is little known. Read more

Tourism: many cities and countries derive a huge chunk of their revenues from tourism. Read more

Health: the explosion of child obesity and other numerous health concerns tied to inactivity in North America provides a good reason for the introduction of these dances. Read more

Picture view


Asangbeng Ndifor Julius is the akam (lead dancer) of Tamukung and a poly-instrumentalist. Given that a lot has already been said about Tamukung, we need not dwell too much on him, for his enviable status as the akam speaks volume about his abilities.