La Adeana Bantamba Courocoto - 5th West African Dance & Music Conference

Fatou N'Diaye presents
La Adeana Bantamba Courocoto
5th West African Dance & Music Conference
October 17th - 19th, 2008
The Dance Complex, Cambridge, MA

Three days of workshops and performances in music and dance with world renown artists
from Senegal, Mali, Guinea, Haiti, the US, and more! See Class Schedule below...

Bringing together the finest dancers and drummers from West Africa and the African Diaspora to share their artistry and culture with the Boston area, the surrounding communities and beyond.

MASTER DANCE TEACHERS - Marie Basse, Youssouf Koumbassa, Rich Faye, Mariama Basse, Malang Bayo, Assane Konte, Babacar M'Baye, Mouminatou Camara, Tenefig Dioubate', Adoulaye Sylla, Ousmane Sall, Babacar N'Diaye, Ouseynou & Assane (twins), Jean Appolon

MASTER DRUMMERS - Sekou Sylla, Cheik Tairou M'Baye, Moussa Traore, Maguette Sow, Samba Guisse, Mar Gueye, Joh Camara, Sory Diobate, Boubacar Diabate, Seydou Coulibaly, Lamine Toure, Paa Seck, Mamadou "Lynx" N'Diaye, Mamadou Dioux, JameMurrell Stanley, Thioho, Mamadou Guisse, Babacar Seck, Daniel Soumah

SPECIAL GUESTS - Sadio Diatte Rosche, Ramon Sylla, Seynabou Diouf, Demba Sane, Kissema Diabate, Cairo Diallo, Maimouna Diallo, Yanhoda Mada, Lankandia Kouyate, Pape N'Diaye & more...

Schedule of Classes
(Schedule Subject to Change, Registration Information Below)

Friday, October 17, 2008
5:30-7:00 pm   Malang Bayo (Kuitero Dance)
7:00-8:30 pm   Abdoulaye Sylla (Guinea Dance)
7:00-8:30 pm   Moussa Traore (Mali Drum)
8:30-10:00 pm  Mariama Basse (Sabar Dance)

Saturday, October 18, 2008
9:30-11:00 am   Ousmane Sall (Kuitero Dance)
11:00-12:30 pm  Seydou Coulibaly (Mali Dance)
11:00-12:30 pm  Babacar M'Baye (Sabar Dance)
12:30-2:00 pm  Marie Basse (Djembe Dance)
12:30-2:00 pm  Cheik  M'Baye (Sabar Drum)
2:00-3:30 pm   Assane Konte' (Djembe Dance)
2:00-3:00 pm   Sadio Diatta Rosche (Kids Dance)
3:30-5:00 pm   Rich Faye (Sabar Dance)
3:30-5:00 pm   Jean Appolon (Hatian Dance)
5:00-6:30 pm   Mar Gueye (Sabar Drum)
5:00-6:30 pm   Youssouf Koumbassa (Guinea Dance)

8:00 pm – CONCERT - 8PM
Julie Ince Thompson Theatre at The Dance Complex, $20

10:00pm –SABAR PARTY – Location TBA

Sunday, October 19, 2008
10:30-12:00 pm  Mouminatou Camara (Guinea Dance)
10:30-12:00 pm  Ramon Sylla (Storytelling)
12:00-1:30 pm   Ouseynou & Assane (Djembe Dance)
12:00-1:30 pm  Tenefig Dioubate'(Djun Djun Drum)
1:30-3:00 pm    Babacar N'Diaye (Sabar Dance)
1:30-3:00 pm   Thioho (Drum)
3:00-4:30 pm   Youssouf Koumbassa (Guinea Dance)
3:00-4:30 pm   Joh Camara (Djun Djun Drum)
4:30-6:00 pm   Assane Konte' (Kuitero Dance)
4:30-6:00 pm   Lamine Toure' (Sabar Drum)
6:00-7:30 pm   Babacar M'Baye (Sabar Dance)
6:00-7:30 pm   Ouseynou & Assane (Dance)

Concert - Saturday, 10/18 at 8pm, $20/ticket at the door only.

Price of Sabar party admission TBA

Space is limited, pre-registration is recommended.

Name Sales End Price Fee
Single Workshop Ended $15 $0.99
NEW Package: 5 Workshop Tickets Ended $70 $1.75
Package: 7 Workshop Tickets Ended $95 $2.38
Package: 10 Workshop Tickets Ended $135 $3.38
Package: 15 Workshop Tickets Ended $200 $5
Children's Workshop Ended $7 $0.99
Package: 5 Workshop Tickets Ended $75 $1.88

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