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Bi-weekly West African Dance Class

Join us for our signature 1.5 hour class specializing dances and rhythms of the Baga, Bamana, Malinke, and Susu people of West Africa! All ages and levels are welcome. Funding for this program is provided by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners.

Bi-weekly West African Dance Class
Bi-weekly West African Dance Class


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Nov 05, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Atlanta, 1458 La France Street Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA

Event Info

This bi-weekly class is led by a rotating list of Giwayen Mata lead dancers to include Adi Bates, Joi Hudson, Nneka Gales, Tambra Omiyale Harris, and Zakiyyah Sabree. Perfect for dancers of all ages and experience levels, the Giwayen Mata dance floor has been a gathering place for men, women, children, elders, ameteurs, professionals, and more for over 25 years!

Bring: water, cash to "give the drummer some" (tips are optional), and your open mind.

Wear: comfortable athletic or dance wear to include but not limited to lappas/wrap skirts, shokatos/loose pants, leggings/briefs, and t-shirts/tanks.

Parking: arrive 15 minutes early to find parking; use of Candler Park MARTA lot is permissible.

Event Tickets

  • Bi-Weekly West African Dance

    From $5.00 to $15.00
    • $10.00
      +$0.25 service fee
    • $15.00
      +$0.38 service fee
    • $5.00
      +$0.13 service fee



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