Djoli Kelen Fest

February 24, 2024 at 12:30pm
Moving in the Spirit
1458 La France Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

Djoli Kelen Fest is a 3-day jam packed weekend of Traditional and Diasporic Dance, Music, History, and Culture!!! Dancers, musicians, and cultural enthusiast will join us along with some of the greatest Master Artists the world has to offer February 23 - February 25, 2024!

Festival Schedule:

Djoli Kelen Fest: Taking the Festival Spirit to Our Community

12:30pm - 2:30pm:
What is Djeliya? Dance, Music, and Discussion with Master Artists Joh Camara, Bintou Kouyate, Abdoul Doumbia, and Amadou Kouyate

3:00pm - 4:30pm:
Afro-Cuban/ Orisha Dance with Kelly White
Guinea Drum Duet with Fode Camara and Abou Sylla
Sabar 101 Dance with Imania Detry

4:45pm - 6:00pm:
Guinea Fare with Omoisegun "Se" Naida
Malian Drum with Moussa Camara
Afro-Fusion with Otis Donovan Herring

6:15pm - 7:45pm:
Malian Dance Duet with Djeneba Sako and Mariam K. Diakate
Haitian Dance with Jean-Sebastian Duvilaire
Ghanaian Dance with Akousa Akoto

8:00pm - 10:00pm:
Telling Our Stories: The Showcase Extravaganza Experience featuring performances by Djoli Kelen Inc., Our 2023 Choreography Intensive participants, Egun Omode, and MORE!!!

Cost: $20 - $250


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