come with me to senegal?

Seckou Keita Drumming Workshop in AFRICA!!!


Abéné – Casamance – Sénégal
19 Feb -3 March 2011

If you are thinking of your next winter break, here are a few reasons to join Seckou Keita in AFRICA and more particularly in Senegal:

World class Tuition: Seckou Keita is an outstanding & experienced teacher that will give you more than you bargain for. Expect fabulous djembe workshops and classes.

Travel and Discovery: Casamance is an amazing place to visit. A little green heaven in Africa. The schedule will be designed so you some have time to explore the area: markets, bird-watching, buzy and buzzy cities, island trips, palm wine testing, spiritual trees..

Night Life: for those who just love a party, there is always a beach, drumming or reggae party happening in Abené. And the workshop will take place during Kafountine Carnival, in the nearby village

Enchanting accommodations: Les Belles Etoiles (meaning The beautiful stars) is a safe and secured campement made of round huts. The design is fabulous and wild, while giving you comfort. It is ideally located: slightly retreated from the village for your peace and quiet but only a short walking distance from the main shops and the beach.

Relax and re-energise: fabulous surroundings, positive energy, beautiful people will enhance your body and mind

A choice of inspiring options: add value to your trip with a choice of 10 hours of dun dun, kora, singing and balafon.

Fun, fun fun: fun during the classes and fun outside the classes! This is a holiday that you will remember.

All this run by an experienced: this will be our 8th running workshop and they keep being better and better..

Price: £800

Optional Dun Dun/Kora/Balafon/singing sessions (10 hours): £150

Want to know more? Contact us

What past students have said:

“Seckou is such a generous teacher and person. It was a provilege to be part of this experience”

“It was amazing! When is the next one?

great show last night

Colchester was the last city we visited last night with Afrodisiac. This was an experimental production devised by Welsh composer Charlie Barber. I had also a fabulous time with my long time friend Chartwell Dutiro, a master of the Mbira. Visuals were provided by Raul Seek.

With classical, African and Latin influences, I truly enjoyed being part of this and I hope that those of you who came loved the journey.

For those who would like to find out more and hear some of the extracts, you can check Charlie Barber’s website.

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