Congo Square ATX 2018

Sajad, Great talent and easy to work with and communicate with. Would recommend his services to others. ~ Elvie

$295 paid

28 custom designs

9pre-qualified designers

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Winning design #28 by sajad, Poster Design for Congo Square ATX 2018 Contest
Gold Medal

designed by sajad

Project description

DRUM the Program has been awarded a grant from the City of Austin to host Congo Square ATX.

Congo Square ATX 2018 is our second year to bring to the stage the music and dances from West Africa, Cuba, Brazil, Colombia, and the Caribbean.
This year we will feature youth performing ensembles. This will highlight Cultural Arts programs that are impacting youth development.

ACTIVITIES: Family Fun Drum Circle, Folkloric Dance Demonstrations, Participation and Entertainment.

PERFORMING GROUPS: Capoeira Evolucao, Roots & Rhythm Kids Drumming, Afro-Caribbean Soul Collective, Bahdae Kids West African Dance.

SPECIAL GUEST ARTIST: Abou Sylla, Sevylla del Mazo, Alfonso Alarcón Sandoval, Kiko Villamizar.

  • Event Date: March 3, 2018
  • Location: The Vortex Repertory 
                  2307 Manor Rd. Austin, TX 78722
  • Time: 3-10 pm
  • Cost: $5 for Adults ... Kids under 16 FREE

  • Must use COA Funding Logo for Poster
  • Congo Square 2016 Poster is an example
  • Must use DRUM the Program Logo
  • Bahdae Youth African Dance Ensemble
  • All DRUM the Program promotional Material must feature this Bogolan Design as an outline
  • Capoeira Evolucao Youth 
  • Afro Caribbean Soul Collective (Performing Group)
  • Kiko Villamizar is our headline performer
  • Continent of Africa
  • Abou Sylla will lead Family Fun Drum Circle to open Congo Square ATX 2018

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  • here's the new version with correct social media tag line .

    Sajad #28
  • 1. Increase the size of the words "Drum Rhythm Unification Movement"
    2. Add "2nd Annual event"
    3. Remove the logo for "ACSC"
    4. Place the "City of Austin" into the poster.
    5. At the bottom use the proper spelling of
    "DRUM the Program"
    6. Need to Add to Special Guest Artist
    "DJ Chorizo Funk"
    7. Remove the commas from the list of names
    8. Raise the "Date box" up from the continent and round the edges #4
    • @elviermt please check my update #9

    • @elviermt sorry about the commas in the correct one #10 thanks..any next suggestion welcome

    • @elviermt some options #23 #24

  • About #22, @sajad

    Sajad, love your work!!!
    Please make these changes:
    Add to Special Guest List:
    DJ Chorizo Funk
  • Dear @elviermt! I suggest the different design option #21 which maybe could attract more people. Please feel free to comment
    Kind regards
  • this is my first proof for the poster , waiting for feedback

    thanks #15
  • Dear CH, please check my design and let me know what you think.

    My best,
    operhal #13
  • hello..hope you enjoy my first entry..thanks #1 #2 #3
    • @jojo_cumi I like what I see. However, please add the Bogolan Fabric (See Attachment) on a greater scale within the color spaces or around the continent of Africa. ~ thanks

    • @elviermt thank you for feedback... please also see the update #4