August 6, 2022

Njacko Backo’s African Village

Music, Arts and Crafts


Njacko Backo

Photo by Rodrigo Castro


Join Njacko and Val Backo to make maracas out of empty tin cans and materials you can find around your home, like the maracas Njacko uses for his band. Then, at 3pm, learn to play and sing some traditional African songs. 

About Njacko Backo

Njacko Backo is a JUNO-nominated musician, storyteller and songwriter who has been performing for children and adults since his childhood in Cameroon. He has a lifetime of practice in capturing the subtlety of dance and storytelling with his music – an essential part of the African performing arts. His programs for children and youth draw parallels and differences between Canadian and African family life while introducing a passion for the French language. 

Dates & Times

August 6
1pm – Make
3pm – Music


HarbourKIDS Tent

235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

Keywords KidsMusic