Powerful! describes the magnificent experience of seeing the elephant women of GIWAYEN MATA on stage playing instruments once held sacred only for initiated priests. Continuing the rich tradition of African drumming and African dance, GIWAYEN MATA articulates traditional West African rhythms on djembe, sangban, kenkeni, dununba drums and sekere. To the delight of our audiences and the pleasure of our ancestors we perform a repertoire filled with original and inspired works. Enjoy all thisas you explore GIWAYEN MATA.

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 Back by Popular Demand, the ladies that ushered in DanceAfrica Atlanta 2013, now bring to you their breath taking tribute to women, in a way that no one else does. Witness “This Mother’s Daughter” with your family and friends. Make this a Mother’s Day gift to those you cherish and hold dear. Plan early. Get your tickets now. This show sells out fast.



African Dance with Giwayen Mata at Dance 411 Studios is CANCELLED for the Easter holiday. See you back on April 27th when you can attend our regularly scheduled classes Sundays 3:00-4:30PM 
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Speak Sistah Speak, Preserving A Legacy is a herstorical account of GIWAYEN MATA’S 20 years poetically and insightfully portrayed in fine photography and eloquent words of wisdom from the family of GIWAYEN MATA.

Come to Medu Bookstore, soon for an exclusive Book Signing, date to be announced.
You will get your book signed by a Giwa Girl and purchase your May concert tickets at a discount.
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Upcoming Events

Apr 26, 2014

May 11, 2014
3:00 PM - 5:35 PM

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