Dance, drums

“Bichini Bia Congo: Authentic Congolese Dance and Drum”Dance

ASHLAND A dance and drum show will be at the Paramount Arts Center this week.

“Bichini Bia Congo: Authentic Congolese Dance and Drum” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Bichini Bia Congo is an authentic Congolese dance company founded by Artistic Director Jean-Claude Biza.

Performers introduce their audiences to Congolese tradition and culture through music, song and dance to promote African cultural awareness.

A Master Class will be offered on the day of the show from 4:30 to 6 p.m. where participants can learn traditional Congolese dance in a more intimate setting.

Cost is $25 and includes a ticket to the performance at 7:30. Those interested can contact Melanie Cornelison-Jannotta at (606) 324-0007 or through email at

Tickets are available by calling the PAC box office (606) 324-0007; by emailing; or by visiting the box office.

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