African Drum and Dance Conferences, Events and Trips to Africa by date and then City/Country Are Below:
August 23 – 26, 2012
“Won Na Won Malan,” Chicago’s 10th Annual Dance & Drum Conference
August 31 – September 2, 2012 (Labor Day Weekend)
29th Annual KanKouran African Drum and Dance Conference (Washington, DC). Location of conference, hotel is the same Washington Plaza Hotel, located at 10 Thomas Circle Northwest, Washington, DC 20005-4106. The Concert will be on Saturday, September 1, 2012 at George Washington University's Lisner Auditorium.
September 20-23 2012
Camp Lakota , Wurtsburo , NY
Wula presents 14th Annual Drum and Dance Retreat
September 22 – 23, 2012,
Wona Womalan 2nd Annual Drum & Dance
Conference (Charleston, SC) -- Hosted by Fode Moussa Camara.
Saturday, November 3, 2012
African Soul International Dance Conference, Hosted by Sista Adama Jewel
10:00-11:30 a.m. Nzingha Camara (Guinea); 11:45- 1:15 p.m. Mareme Faye (Senegal-Djembe); 1:30- 3:00 p.m. Babacar N'diaye (Senegal-Sabar); 3:15- 4:45 p.m. Marietou Camara (Guinea). Click link for more information
Contact: email@example.com See schedule on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/178415518959891/
November 2-4, 2012 (Veteran’s Day Weekend)
San Francisco, CA
8th Annual San Francisco Hottest African Dance & Drum Festival -- Organized and hosted by Sia Amma
and Global Women Intact
Contact: www.sfaddf.org (web site info., is not updated)
December 30, 2012 - January 27, 2013
Guinea, West Africa
Youssouf Koumbassa to Guinea!
Contact: www.youssoufkoumbassa.weebly.com ; firstname.lastname@example.org or Jacqui Miller at email@example.com
January 24 – 27, 2013
International Association of Blacks in Dance (IABD) 25th Annual Conference
Hosted by Baltimore Dance Tech, DC Youth Ensemble, Howard University, Images of Cultural Artistry
March 28-31, 2013
New York, NY
21th Anniversary Conference and Concert, Maimouna Keita
Contact: Marie Basse Wiles, http://www.maimounakeita.com/content/view/19/1
June 1-2, 2013
http://www.danceplace.org/top-news/dance-place-announces-2012-2013-season/ (more details a few months closer to date)
June 27 - 30, 2013
7th Annual NDAJE Festival
July 26-28, 2013
5th Annual Atlanta African Dance And Drum Festival
August 23 - 25, 2013
10th ANNUAL TORONTO AFRICAN DANCE FESTIVAL
Contact: www.africandancefestival.com, Joy Nneji: 416.592.0044 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Balafon Women’s Conference
Contact: Kadiatou Conte, Artistic Director, http://www.balafon.org/index.html
15th Annual Florida African Dance Conference (FADF)
Hosted by African Caribbean Dance Theatre, Inc. (ACDT) and always incorporates a focus on health.
Contact: http://www.fadf.org, ACDT at 850-539-4087 or email@example.com.
California Sierras Camp Fareta 2012 hosted by Youssouf
Koumbassa, Master Dancer, Choreographer, and Teacher from Guinea,
4th Annual Atlanta African Dance and Drum Festival, Hosted by the African Djeli Cultural Institute & AADDF.
10th Annual Camp Merveilles West African Drum & Dance Conference – Annual conference
of the Kissidugu dance company.
3rd Annual African Diaspora Dance & Drum Festival of Florida, "Bridging Cultural Gaps”
Contact: www.adddff.delouafrica.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org
New York City
4th Annual Mussekeba Sane African Dance Conference -- Malang Bayo from Senegal West Africa hosts this dynamic conference. You will find many favorites here
Contact: registration, check out: http://www.malangbayo.com/
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