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Bana Kuma Oahu

January 2, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - January 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm HST

$300

Immerse yourself into 5 Days of Learning Universal Wisdom through the scope of Bana Kuma and applying it to Music, Dance, and Ceremony! Join Master Conductor Chris Berry in Creating, Learning, and Presenting a ‘Prayer-formance’ at Bana Kuma Oahu 2019!

January 2-6, 2019, at Green Rows Farm in Waimanalo!

Throughout this experience we will gather as community in ceremonial setting. We will learn rhythms composed by Chris Berry, and experience a taste of the sacred altering possible when we imbue the rhythms with sacred intention. All levels of experience will be accommodated, including absolute beginners. Each participant is asked to bring their own drum. We have a handful of extra djembe, if you would like to reserve one please specify when registering.

Wednesday, January 2nd:
6:00 PM – 6:30 PM Opening Ceremony
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Drumming with Chris Berry
8:15 PM Dinner & Fireside Gathering

Thursday, January 3rd:
8:30 AM -9:15AM Breakfast
9:30 AM – 10:45 AM Drumming with Singawa
11:00 AM – 12:45 PM Drumming with Chris Berry
1:00 PM – 1:45 PM Lunch
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM Bana Kuma Wisdom with ShaumToosa & Singawa
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Drumming with Chris Berry
5:20 PM – 6:45 PM Dancing with Chris Berry
7:00 PM – 7:45 PM Dinner
8:00 PM Fireside Mbira & Storytelling with Chris Berry

Friday, January 4th:
8:30 AM -9:15AM Breakfast
9:30 AM – 10:45 AM Drumming with Singawa
11:00 AM – 12:45 PM Drumming with Chris Berry
1:00 PM – 1:45 PM Lunch
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM Bana Kuma Wisdom with ShaumToosa & Singawa
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Drumming with Chris Berry
5:20 PM – 6:45 PM Dancing with Chris Berry
7:00 PM – 7:45 PM Dinner
8:00 PM Fireside Mbira & Storytelling with Chris Berry

Saturday, January 5th:
8:30 AM -9:15AM Breakfast
9:30 AM – 10:45 AM Drumming with Singawa
11:00 AM – 12:45 PM Drumming with Chris Berry
1:00 PM – 1:45 PM Lunch
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Drumming with Chris Berry
3:15 PM – 4:00 PM Dancing with Chris Berry
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM Prayerformance Review
7:00 PM – 7:45 PM Dinner
8:00 PM Fireside Mbira & Storytelling with Chris Berry

Sunday, January 6th:
8:30 AM -9:15AM Breakfast
9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Prayerformance Review
12:30 PM – 2:30 PM Lunch & Costuming
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Concert with Paul Izak & Joel Spiral.
5:00 PM Prayerformance
7:00 PM Fireside Mbira & Storytelling with Chris Berry

The 3:30 PM Concert & Prayerformance is open to the community with suggested donation of $10-20. Please invite your family & friends!

Registration for 5 days of Bana Kuma immersion with Chris Berry:
$375 Standard Rate
$345 Kamaaina Rate
$300 Early Bird Promotion! Register by December 5th to take advantage of this amazing offer!

To secure your reservation, half of the registration fee is required. Please email minjasmagicks@gmail.com for reservations.
*This registration deposit is non-refundable and the remainder will be collected on the first day of our gathering if not received earlier. Advance payment is appreciated.

Camping accommodations at Green Rows Farm are $10/night with access to toilet and hot shower. Meal Plan is available and must be reserved in advance, no later than December 25th please. $130 total includes 13 meals: All daily meals beginning with Wednesday evening dinner and ending with Sunday evening dinner. It is imperative that each person bring their own plate, bowl, mug, & utensils, and be responsible for washing their own dishes after each meal. Please specify any dietary restrictions or preferences when registering for the meal plan.

Bana Kuma Hawaii 2019 will include 5 events on 3 islands!

Bana Kuma Oahu Jan 2-6: https://www.facebook.com/events/481811018951129/

Bana Kuma Maui Jan 8-12: https://www.facebook.com/events/1092154134282578/

Bana Kuma Spirit Expansion Jan 14-24: https://www.facebook.com/events/1286764724809515/

Bana Kuma Big Island Jan 25-30: https://www.facebook.com/events/262426534478917/

Flow Fest Feb 1-3: https://www.facebook.com/events/2009850552414255/

Grammy award winner Chris Berry is an eclectic singer and songwriter, multi-instrumentalist virtuoso, and high-energy performer and exampler.
Link to bio here : http://www.chrisberrymusic.org/about/
Chris Berry Music on FB: https://www.facebook.com/ChrisBerryPanjea/

Details

Start:
January 2, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
End:
January 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Cost:
$300
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/481811018951129/

Venue

Green Rows Farm
1119, 41-756 Mahailua St.
Waimanalo, HI 96795 United States
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