Thursday, September 04, 2008

[Wadabo_updates] Vermont's 14th Annual Dance and Drum Festival!

Vermont's 14th Annual West African Dance and Drum Festival in Burlington, Vermont
November 6-9, 2008
Come join us for one of the countires longest running Dance and Drum Festivals 
In beautiful Burlington, Vermont, November 6-9, 2008
for more information and to REGISTER NOW, visit:
Four days of classes in West African dance and music from Mali, Senegal, and Guinea.  Study djembe, sabar, krin, balafone and more... 
New This Year:
Beginner Dance Offered Saturday!
Join us for a second weekend of performances By Jeh Kulu November 15-16.    
Featured Teachers
From Senegal:
Demba Sen
Pape Ba
Rich Faye
Tacko Cissokho
Alione Faye
Lamine Toure
Kissima Diabate

From Guinea:
Youssouf Koumbassa
Marietou Camara
Abdoulaye Sylla
Sidiki Sylla
Ismael Bangoura
Seny Daffe
Fara Tolno
Chimmie Bangoura
Famara Camara

From Mali:
Djeneba Sacko
Moussa Traore
Thursday, November 6
City Hall:
5:30-7:00 Dance with Marietou Camara
7:15-8:45 Dance with Tacko Cissoko
Friday, November 7
Memorial Auditorium:
12:00-1:30 Dance with Yousouf Koumbassa
1:45-3:15 Dance with Pape Ba (Kutiro)
3:30-5:00 Dance with Marietou Camara
3:30-5:00 Drum with Kissima Diabate
City Hall
5:30-7:00 Doundoun Drum with Ismael Bangoura
7:15-8:45 Dance with Demba Sene (Sabar)
Saturday, November 8
City Hall:
10:00- 11:30 Dance with Youssouf Koumbassa
11:00 - 12:00 Kid's Drum Class (FREE)
12:15 - 1:15 Kid's Dance Class with Sidiki Sylla (FREE)
11:45-1:15 Dance with Djeneba Sacko
11:45-1:15 Krin Drum Workshop w/ Ismael Bangoura
1:30-3:00 Dance with Rich Faye (Sabar)
1:30-3:00 Beginner Dance with Pape Ba
1:30-3:00 Advanced Drum with Fara Tolno
3:15 - 4:45 Dance w/ Tacko Cissoko (Kutiro)
8:00 pm Concert by Jeh Kulu @ City Hall
10:00pm African Dance Party location TBA
Sunday, November 9
City Hall:
10:00 -11:30 Dance with Sidiki Sylla
11:45 - 1:15 Dance with Rich Faye (Sabar)
11:45 - 1:15 Drum with Moussa Traore
1:30 - 3:00 Dance with Abdoulaye Sylla
1:30-3:00 Sabar Drum with Lamine Toure
3:15 - 4:45 Women's Sangban Drum with Seny Daffe
5:00 - 6:30 Dance with Djeneba Sacko

Jeh Kulu Dance And Drum Theater
PO Box 8574
Burlington, Vermont 05402
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