Robert Koffie Fugah - African Drum
My name is Robert Koffie Fugah and I am a professional African drumming and dance instructor and performer. I am from Abor village in the Volta Region of Ghana where music and dance are integral to life. I studied and trained in drumming and dance in Accra, Ghana, with the National Commission on Culture.
I have worked with well known African drum and dance groups such as TeTe Adehyeman dance theatre, Jagus Dance Company, Ghana Dance Ensemble and many others. Since I moved to Otago, NZ in 2013 and have developed a reputation as a talented and hard working teacher, facilitating workshops and performing across the country.
I have been a featured performer for Africa Day, Wellington, which was included in a TV3 documentary. I have worked Weird Together Band in NZ and I have performed at the Parliament House, Festivals such as Prana Fest, Luminate Fest, Evolve Fest, The Drum Fest, Vogel Street Party event and many others across NZ, Cricket World Cup 2015, U-20 Soccer world Cup 2015 and was recently a guest performer on TV2’s ‘What Now’.