Afrikan Warriors

Afrikan Warriors
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The breathtaking, fast and astonishing show of African Acrobatics and Traditional Dance.

Tanzanian's finest acrobatic troupe, the best of Africa appeared in Britains Got Talent 2009.

The Afrikan Warriors main base is now in the UK.

AFRICAN DANCE AND ACROBATICS PERFORMANCES

The Afrikan Warriors performances have left a long lasting impression in the viewer's minds for some days after the shows. The shows are high energy dance act, part Cirque du Soleil, which is above all fast paced energy. People marvel at the teamwork displayed, the co-operation which exemplifies the rewards of working together.

With every performance they create an exhilarating atmosphere and a unique acrobatic experience one will never forget. They also have an uncanny ability to get people involved in their shows, skipping, acrobatics, limbo and even hand-clapping and laughter.

They have performed at some of the world's most prestigious venues for corporate events, trade shows and private functions as well as circus and theme parks.

The Afrikan Warriors have fronted major commercial and advertising campaigns as stunt performers for instance Guinness, Cirque Roger-Lanzac.

On Australia's Got Talent

They also offer choreography to people who want to add a little extra African acrobatics in their performance.

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From the street theatres of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania in Eastern part of Africa, a group of local boys trained endlessly to refine their art and became the Afrikan Warriors!

The name Afrikan Warriors was derived from their ancestral warriors, their great-grandfathers who fought for independence, climbed to the top of Great Mt. Kilimanjaro, put the Tanzanian Flag in celebration of their freedom of independence.

Although these times have come to pass the Afrikan Warriors still carry their ancestral spirit of their freedom fighters in their choreographed Acrobatics and Traditional Dance performances in their shows.

The art of Acrobatics has become part of their lives and today the Afrikan Warriors have performed more than 2000 shows in different continents in the last 15 years, bringing the spirit of their ancestors to life.

The Afrikan Warriors was formed by Rahim Saphy on the right. He was born in 1978 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in East Africa.

At the tender age of Seven Rahim was inspired by acrobats performing in different festivals in Dar-es-Salaam. Through this inspiration he was really determined and keen to learn the art of Acrobatics and succeed in it.

At the age of 12 he was already known as the best Acrobat in his home town. And by the age of 16 he was Dar-es-Salaam's District Acrobatic Champion.

The breathtaking fast and exciting show of African dance and acrobatics

From there he managed to form a group and they called themselves The Afrikan Warriors. They joined the YCIC (Youth Cultural and Information Centre). This led them to enter into a competition and they became winners of Mtoto wa Afrika Festival (Child of Africa Festival) and the Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF Festival). They held their title as winners for three years from 1997 to 1999.

After winning the ZIFF Festival in 1999 the Afrikan Warriors got a contract to UK to perform their amazing acrobatics shows. Since coming to UK they have worked in different circuses, worked in conjunction with big entertainment companies and theme parks.

The African Warriors have performed in some of the biggest circuses and festivals in the world, as well as performing for some of the largest entertainment companies and theme parks.

Some of the circuses and festivals the Afrikan Warriors have performed at include;

  • Zippos Circus (England)
  • Circus Vegas (Northern Ireland)
  • Planet Circus (England)
  • Uncle Sam's American Circus (England)
  • The Bagamoyo festival (Tanzania)
  • The Wireless festival (England)
  • Glastonbury festival (England)
  • Silvers Circus (Australia)

       Cirque Roger-Lanzac (World Tour)

Classique has been working with International Artistes from around the world for over 20 years, whether they are ‘A’ list celebrities, Chart Toppers, performers from TV talent shows or Celebrity DJs. Along with our in-house production team, we pull together all the details – dealing with flights, transfers, accommodation and riders for all the major artists and their teams.

As the UK’s No 1 booker of celebrity artists we deal with everything for you and work constantly with management companies throughout the world, where we have built up great relationships and have the latest information about who is available and who would work best for your event.

## Covid update - we are working with a large number of artists and managements throughout the world to be able to bring some incredible performances to your virtual event. Don't miss out on the music and laughter, we can help!! :D

Please contact us for any ideas for your event and we will work with you, always understanding time constraints and budgets.

Unfortunately we are unable to request autographs or personal Meet & Greets (unless part of a Classique event and pre-arranged) and we suggest contacting the artist's own websites or fan sites. Apologies, we are also not able to ask for Video calls / personal birthday requests / free / gratis / charity / reduced fee performances from any of the artists – again please contact your chosen artist through their own websites.
We are however very happy to pass on your thanks to any artist that has appeared at your event arranged and organised by Classique.

The majority of prices will be plus vat at the current UK rate of 20%.