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African Dance Master Class with Alhassane Camara (Guinea)

May 31, 2020, @ 10:00 am - August 30, 2020, @ 1:30 pm HST

May 13, 2013

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

$15 – $20 sliding scale

to benefit the master teacher

Alhassane “Papin” Camara

 

Alhassane “Papin” Camara was born in Conakry, Guinea, West Africa. His mother, Dah Camara was a dancer and Alhassane has been blessed with the same innate talent. He followed this calling, and by 11 years of age, he was fully immersed in Ballet Tayely in Guinea, studying, and performing traditional Guinea dances. Alhassane continued to excel, not only as a dancer, but as a fully trained musician, knowing all of the musical rhythms of the drums and accompanying instruments of the traditional Guinea dances. He proceeded to become the lead dancer and choreographer of his ballet company. Watch his class here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OYoy69nP5Ko

Alhassane is forever grateful for his mentor ~ world-renowned, Youssouf Koumbassa!!! Youssouf took Alhassane under his wing, embraced his talent, appreciated his dedication and determination. Alhassane has worked extensively with Youssof and is honored to be considered to be Youssouf’s protege. Alhassane “Papin” arrived in the states in May 2009. He now lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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Start:
May 31, 2020, @ 10:00 am HST
End:
August 30, 2020, @ 1:30 pm HST
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HIUnited States