West African Drum & Dance Workshops With Mohamed Bangoura in BBay Jul 9th

Mohamed Bangoura will be leading West African Drum & Dance Workshops - July 9th @ Batemans Bay Community Centre Drum 10:30am - 12pm Dance 1 - 2:30pm $30 per person Drummers are welcome to stay to drum for the Dance workshop. Join Djembe Forte for a high energy West African drumming & dance workshop. To kick start us off Djembe Forte have Mohamed Bangoura aka 'Bangourake' - Master Drummer from West Africa teaching drumming followed by a dance workshop. Suitable for beginner-intermediate players. Bring your own djembe or hire one to play on the day. (Limited Drum number hire). Mohamed Bangoura "Bangouraké" - Master Drummer and Teacher in traditional Guinean Music He is described in Guinea as the man with “Hands of Fire”, “the Lion of Matam”, already regarded by many connoisseurs as one of the best amongst the Master Drummers of this world. His life totally dedicated to the music and his traditions, mesmerizing audiences with his out of this world skills, talent, power and virtuosity. Bangouraké is a true master through initiation and ability. Mohamed was born in Guinea, West Africa in a village called Bourramya-Koubya. This village is a few hours north of the capital, Conakry. Mohamed started to play at the age of 5 years old and has always been surrounded by music throughout his life. Mohamed was a member of the international acclaimed "Percussion de Guineé" and other National Ballet Ensembles based in Conakry. To find out more about Mohamed check out his website Bookings Essential via the following two links Drumming; or Dance; or For more info or questions please contact Tara via phone or email. Ph: 0414 527 481 Email:

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