KanKouran West African Dance Company 39th Annual Conference NU DEM CI KANAM

KanKouran West African Dance Company 39th Annual Conference NU DEM CI KANAM

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7117 Maple Avenue

Takoma Park, MD 20912

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KANKOURAN PRESENTS ITS 39TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE: “Nu Dem Ci Kanam - Moving Forward”

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We appreciate your support for KanKouran's 39th Annual Conference. September 2 - September 4, 2022.

Hundreds of participants from across the country will visit the nation’s capital September 2-4 to partake in three days of intense workshops in traditional African dance and drum, taught by master dancers and drummers from Mali, Senegal, Liberia, the Congo, and Guinea.

WORKSHOP INSTRUCTORS & PERFORMING GUEST ARTISTS

Mabiba Baegne, Fode Bangoura, Mariama Basse, Marie Basse-Wiles, Fode Camara, Mouminatou Camara, Idy Ciss, Naomi Diouf, Madiou Diouf, Alioune Faye, Medoune Yacine Gueye, Brehim “Brigo” Gueye, Youssouf Koumbassa, Papa Assane M’Baye, Babacar M’Baye, Babacar N'Diaye, Cheikh N’Dong, Cesslin Loussilahot Ntadi, Djeneba Sako, Maguette Sow, Balla Sy, Aboubacar Soumah, and Kankouran's own Sue Ann Forde.

*CLASSES ARE IN- PERSON ONLY*

**Pre-Registration for worskshops ENDS - Sunday, August 28**

$10.00 EARLY BIRD/ $15.00 ADVANCE REGISTRATION /$20.00 AT THE DOOR

*CLASSES ARE IN- PERSON ONLY*

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*CLASSES ARE IN- PERSON ONLY*

Conference Rules:

Regarding health and safety protocols during the conference, all participants will be required to

1. Properly wear a mask at all times while in common areas.

2. Exit the dance studio between classes for cleaning.

3. Congregate outside between classes. We will be keeping the lobby area clear.

In addition, there will be no observations. Only those people taking class or drumming for class will be permitted in the studio.

Thank you for your cooperation!

CONCERT:

KanKouran West African Dance Company was founded for the purpose of contributing to the extension of the arts by introducing the essence of traditional African dancing and drumming to audiences; enriching American cultural heritage through the integration of authentic West African performing arts; and promoting intercultural understanding. This year’s concert is in honor and celebration of resilence and perseverence in these uncertain times.

DATE: SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 AT 8PM

CONCERT VENUE: CRAMTON AUDITORIUM, HOWARD UNIVERSITY

2455 6TH Street NW, Washington, DC 20059

TICKET PRICE : GENERAL ADMISSION $25

CONFERENCE HOST HOTEL

DOUBLETREE BY HILTON SILVER SPRING HOTEL

8777 GEORGIA AVENUE, SILVER SPRING, MD 20910

$109 NT (SINGLE/DOUBLE ROOMS): CUT OFF DATE AUGUST 18

+1-866-568-0896

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