Monday, May 05, 2008

[Wadabo_updates] Ndaje Festival of African Music and Dance in Boston June 26-29th 2008

of African Music & Dance
June 26-29th 2008

Thank you to everyone for sending in your votes online for your
favorite African dance and music instructors! We took your advice and
invited the hottest African dance and music artists in the world to
join us this summer for the second annual Ndaje Festival in beautiful
Cambridge, MA June 26-29th, 2008!


Thursday, June 26
6:00-7:30pm Mali Dance - Mohamed "Joh" Camara
7:30-9:00pm Kutiro Dance - Malang Bayo

Friday, June 27
2:30-4:00pm Mali Dance - Djeneba Sako
4:00-5:30pm Guinea Dance - Ismael Kouyate
5:30-7:00pm Djembe Drum - Moussa Traore
5:30-7:00pm Sabar Dance - Marie Basse-Wiles
7:00-8:30pm Kutiro Dance - Ousmane Sall
8:30-10:00pm Guinea Dance - Mouminatou Camara

Saturday, June 28
10:30-12:00pm Guinea Dance - Alseny Soumah
12:00-1:30pm Sabar Dance - Babacar M'Baye
12:00-1:30pm Women's Dun Dun - Mangue Sylla
1:30-3:00pm Guinea Dance - Tenenfig Dioubate

3:00-4:30pm Sabar Dance - Babacar N'Diaye
4:30-6:00pm Sabar Drum - Cheihk Tairou M'Baye
4:30-6:00pm Guinea Dance - Mouminatou Camara

8:00 pm - Ndaje Concert - Artistic Director, Pape N'Diaye
10:00 pm - Doundounba and Sabar Party - Live Music!

Sunday, June 29

10:30-12:00pm Guinea Dance - Youssouf Koumbassa
12:00-1:30pm Sabar Dance - Mariama Basse
1:30-3:00pm Guinea Dance - Alseny Soumah
1:30-3:00pm Casamance Songs - Fatou N'Diaye-Davis
3:00-4:30pm Sabar Dance - Rich Faye
3:00-4:30pm Guinea Drum - Fode Bangoura
4:30-6:00pm Mali Dance - Djeneba Sako
6:00-7:30pm Guinea Dance - Youssouf Koumbassa

About the Festival
The Ndaje Festival 2008 is a fun-filled, four-day Boston event that
invites everyone to come together and celebrate the spirit and
cultures of Africa !

Complete with a live theatrical performance featuring master musicians
and dancers from West Africa and the US, this festival will allow
participants to experience traditional West African drum and dance
classes taught by world renowned artists, taste traditional West
African cuisine and indulge in the variety of authentic African
clothing, crafts and accessories brought by festival vendors!

Ndaje and celebrate with us!
Take advantage of deep discounts! Pre-register online on or before
June 25, 2008!

More Festival information and video clips from the last festival
online at:!

For more information about West African dance in the Boston area,
please visit!

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