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KanKouran classes are currently being held at the Dance Exchange in Takoma Park, MD.


Adult Dance 7:30pm-9pm


Children’s Dance/Drum every Saturday 12:00pm – 1:00pm.  Enjoy Nana’s nook for storytelling, followed by dance and drum.

Teen Dance 12:30pm-1:30pm

Adult Dance 1pm-2:30pm

Class Fees

Adult Dance – $15

Class cards are now available! For a limited time purchase one class card (10 classes) for $135 and purchase a second card for half price. Act fast because this special ends January 9, 2016! Please note that all sales are final and KanKouran is not responsible for lost or stolen cards. ALL CARDS EXPIRE DECEMBER 21, 2016

Children’s Storytelling/Dance/Drum $12. Children sessions are now available $80! Session 1 begins Saturday January 2 and ends February 27.

*Please note that unused classes for session 1 will not transfer or be honored after 2/27/16.

Class cards – $135

Students (w/valid ID) – $12

What’s new in 2016?

KanKouran will be offering a loyalty rewards program. Each time you take an Adult community dance class, make sure you get a digital receipt. After 10 classes you will receive 15% off your next community class. Just present your code from your receipt and we will take care of the rest! 

Class Cancellations/Updates

All adult and children’s community classes will be cancelled Aug 27 – September 17, as we prepare for, and then recover from, our 33rd Annual conference and concert, DIAMONO. All classes will resume, as regularly scheduled on Wednesday, September 21.





September 27, 2016

The Mayor’s Office on African Affairs presents its

10th Anniversary Celebration: A Decade of Service to the African Community

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 (Doors open at 5:30pm)

Lincoln Theatre: 1215 U Street, NW, WDC 20009 (Metro: Green/Yellow Lines to U Street)

Welcome address by Mayor Nuriel Bowser

Featuring performances by KANKOURAN WEST AFRICAN DANCE COMPANY, WondaBoy, Feedel Band, Eme & Heteru, and Anna Mwalagho


As always, your thoughts, feelings, and opinions are very important. Please feel free to email us at with any questions or suggestions on how we may better serve you.


Thank you


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