Sila Djigiba
The 29 Anniversary Dance Conference & Concert
2 DAYS OF TRADITIONAL AFRICAN DANCE & HISTORY
FROM SENEGAL GUINEA MALI AND THE USA

MKSAD 2021 Conference & Concert Description & Schedule

Maimouna Keita School of African Dance will host its 29th annual conference and concert on April 3 and 4 2021 on a virtual platform as well as in person dance classes. The two- day conference will host dance facilitators, from Senegal, Mali, Guinea, and US contemporary, who will provide detailed instruction in traditional dance, accompanied by live musicians laced with culture relevance. Participants will engage through a virtual platform that will reach enthusiasts nationally and internationally and simultaineously in a NYC dance facility.

In addition, Maimouna Keita School of African Dance performing company will entertain, educate, and engage virtual audiences with a hallmark performance, guaranteed to enthrall viewers as they give tribute to Mareme Faye and present new works. Choreographed by the artistic director, the renown and respected, Marie Basse Wiles.

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Conference & Concert Schedule

Sila Djiguiba
Saturday – April 3, 2021
New York
CA
UTAH
IL
Dance Style
Youssouf Koumbassa
12n – 1:15p
9am 10am 11am
Guinea
Babacar MBaye’
1:30 – 2:45pm
10:30am 11:30am 12:30pm
Sabar
Idy Ciss
VIRTUAL ONLY!
3 – 4:15pm
12noon 1pm 2pm
Wango
Mariama Basse
4:30 – 5:45pm
1:30pm 2:30pm 3:30pm
Djembe
Ron Brown
VIRTUAL ONLY!
 
6 – 7pm
3pm 4pm 5pm
Contemporary
Babacar M’Baye
7:15 – 8:30pm
4:15pm 5:15pm 6:15pm
Sabar
29th Annual Concert
10:30 – 11:30pm
7:30pm 8:30pm 9:30pm
Artist Talk Back following the Show
11:30 – 12mid
8:30pm 9:30pm 10:30pm
Sunday – April 4,2021
New York
CA
UTAH
IL
Dance Style
Youssouf Koumbassa
12n – 1:15pm
9am 10am 11am
Guinea
Assane Konte’
1:30 – 2:45pm
10:30am 11:30am 12:30pm
Kutiro
Ousmane Wiles
3 – 4:15pm
12noon 1pm 2pm
AfroBeats
Babacar MBaye’
4:30 – 5:45pm
1:30pm 2:30pm 3:30pm
Sabar
Mouminatou Camara
6 – 7:15pm
3pm 4pm 5pm
Guinea
Marie Basse Wiles
7:30 – 8:45pm
4:30pm 5:30pm 6:30pm
Serere
Bakary Fall
9 – 10:15pm
6pm 7pm 8pm
Sabar

 

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Conference Class Location

8926 Ave D Brooklyn, NY 11236 – Between Remsen Ave & E 89 Street