Michalis Afolanyo

Workshop: 
POLYPHONICA DRUMS TEAM
Specialty: 
musician, actor, performer, drums teacher

Michalis Afolanyo was born in 1980 to Nigerian immigrants in Athens, Greece (where he lives to this day), Michalis is co-founder of the music/dance theatrical group ANASA (2005) which studies and gives performances of rhythmic dances and myths (with West African influences). This group has developed into a cultural center for African art and cultures. With ANASA (from 2011 to date), he teaches the rhythms of West Africa and accompanies workshops with African percussion instruments and designs cultural activities for primary schools.