P.O. Box 1338 Washington, DC 20013
202-518-1213
202-518-1213

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Founded in 1983 to share traditional African dance with audiences of all ages, KanKouran preserves and promotes traditional West African culture by providing quality entertainment and educational programs to local and national audiences in an effort to facilitate cross-cultural enrichment.


 

For over three decades, KanKouran West African Dance Company has been a force in the DC Dance community. By providing classes in African dance and drumming to students of all ages, the company shares the history and culture of West Africa.

Assane Konte, Founding Artistic Director of KanKouran, has an energetic passion for his company’s mission of preserving and promoting traditional West African culture.