Music working for the International Committee of the Red Cross

Seckou Keita, known as Senegal’s Hendrix of the Kora, will donate 50% to the International Committee of the Red Cross of all the proceeds made from his most recent and highly acclaimed album, The Silimbo Passage, sold over the next six months. In his capacity as an international artist, Seckou Keita is taking an active stand against oppression, suffering and the violation of human rights by committing to help those in need across the world and firmly believes his music “…can contribute to making the world a better place”.

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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?