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, Kadiatou Conte, Souleymane Diop, Zak & Naomi Diouf, Madiou Diouf, Medoune Yacine Gueye, Salymatou Keita, Youssouf Koumbassa, Assane M’Baye, Babacar M’Baye, Cheikh N’Dong, Balla Sy, and KanKouran’s own Assane Konte
Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 8:00pm
Lisner Auditorium, George Washington University, 730 21st Street, NW, (202) 994-6800
TICKETS: General Admission $25; Veterans/Seniors/Students $20.00
RESERVED SEATING. GET YOUR TICKETS EARLY!
Concert Tickets available at www.gwutickets.com and…
Blue Nile Trading Co, 2826 Georgia Avenue, NW, WDC 20001 (202) 232-3535
Samaris Hair Salon, 407 South Glebe Rd., Arlington, VA 22204 (703) 769-9288
Salon Obsessions, 1315 Fenwick Lane, Silver Spring, MD 20910 (301) 565-4247
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Sheraton Silver Spring, 8777 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910
$139 (single); $159 (Double) For Reservations call 800-325-3535
Cut-off date for these rates is August 1. Reference “KanKouran” when making reservations. After August 1, Hotel will accept additional reservations subject to prevailing rates and availability.
Dance Exchange, 7117 Maple Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912
We look forward to seeing you!!!
KanKouran’s 33rd Annual National Conference and Concert is sponsored in part by grants from the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities, and the Mayor’s Office on African Affairs