june, 2017

16jun(jun 16)5:00 pm18(jun 18)5:00 pmFakoly Drum & Dance Project, 10 Year Anniversary

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10 Year Anniversary! Fakoly Drum & Dance Project
June 16th – 18th, University of Minnesota – Minneapolis

An authentic, culturally immersive experience into the world of traditional West African drum and dance. The workshop offers hand drumming and dance classes for the community at any level and any age; beginner through advanced. Instruction is provided by professional master drummers and dancers from Guinea, Haiti and Ivory Coast who are dedicated to sharing their knowledge of traditional percussion and movement.

Drummers: Fode Bangoura, Mangue Sylla, Fara Tolno, Mandjou Mara, Abou Sylla (Balafon)
Dancers: Sana Bangoura, Mouminatou Camara, Youssouf Koumbassa, Djenane St Juste, Fara Tolno, Vado Diomande

DANCE CLASS SCHEDULE:
Friday June16th
5:00pm – 6:30pm – Mouminatou Camara
6:30pm – 8:00pm – Naby Bangoura
8:00pm – 9:30pm – Youssouf Koumbassa

Saturday June 17th
11:00am – 12pm – Sana Bangoura (Beginner African dance)
12:00pm – 1:30pm – Naby Bangoura
1:30pm – 3:00pm – Djenane Saint Juste (Haitian)
3:00pm – 4:30pm – Mouminatou Camara

8:00pm – Fakoly Performance (Rarig Center)

Sunday June 18th

11:00am – 12pm – Sana Bangoura (Beginner African Dance)
12:00pm – 1:30pm – Youssouf Koumbassa
1:30pm – 3:00pm – Vado Diomande
3:00pm – 4:30pm – Fara Tolno

DRUM CLASS SCHEDULE:
Friday June 16th
6:00pm – 7:30pm – Mandjou Mara
7:30pm – 9:00pm – Fara Tolno

Saturday June 17th
12:00am – 1:30pm – Mangue Sylla
1:30pm – 3:00pm – Fode Bangoura
3:00pm – 4:30pm – Fara Tolno

8:00pm Fakoly Performance (Rarig Center)

Sunday June 18th
12:00pm – 1:30pm – Abou Sylla
1:30pm – 3:00pm – Fode Bangoura
3:00pm – 4:30pm – Mangue Sylla

Time

16 (Friday) 5:00 pm - 18 (Sunday) 5:00 pm

Location

Rarig Center

330 21st Ave S Minneapolis, MN 55455

Organizer

Fode Seydou Bangoura

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