‘Dunumba’, The Strong Men’s Dance, is a very old dance performed exclusively by strong men, as its name suggests. At the beginning of the ‘Dunumba’ festival, the drummers gather in front of the soloist’s (djembéfola) house and play the ‘KON’ rhythm for a short while, announcing the start of the festival. After a short break, […]

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Marietou Camara

Marietou Camara is a recognized dance prodigy from Guinée, West Africa now living in the USA who travels extensively nationally and internationally as a dance instructor, guest artist at dance conferences, performer, and choreographer.

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Soriba Simbo Camara

Soriba Simbo Camara has been a traditional African dance performer and solist with both Les Ballets Africains de Guinee and the National Ballet Djoliba

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Fadima Traore

Fadmia Traore is from Guinea. She first began dancing with Les Merveilles de Guinee under the direction of Kemoko Sano.

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(2013) Center: Lancinet Condé.

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