ASA Cultural Show: The Throne

Taniya Sheikh

The African Student Association at Western hosted their annual cultural show “The Throne” at the Wolf Performance Hall downtown London.

The show is put on every year to showcase the talents of various members of the club and to showcase the African culture through fashion, dance, music and food.

African Student Association is an open membership club and have events like bbqs to reflections, which their President, Elizabeth Ojesekhoba says is their most exciting event that happens with club members. They talk about gender differences and issue that affect them.

Their cultural show is one of the most anticipated events where everyone is encouraged to come out and perform.

The show started with a warm welcome and wishing all the ladies a very Happy Women’s Day. The show was hosted by Toronto Popular Stars- MC Ebone and Tresor Gray who travelled from Guelph just to host the show and say that they would love to sponsor and work with people from their community.

The show comprised of 3 fashion shows, singing performances, Habeesha dance, a hair scarf competition and a dance off with audience members, a 30 mins intermission where people had ethnic African food and a final executive team dance performance.

Having been to many shows, this was one of the most positive and lively audience who were always cheering their friends as they came up on stage to perform.

Overall, the cultural show was a success with over 120 people in the crowd with 75 people performing.