UC RIVERSIDE Department of Dance

UCR Doundounba Festival 2021
West African Drum and Dance - Online! 

Join host Makeda Kumasi for a free three-week Saturday Zoom Class series in West African Drum and Dance as we engage in strength, wellness and community support that is the Doundounba.

May 29, 2021
Saturday, 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm (PDT) 
FREE to the public

Master Dance Class with Master Dancer Mouminatou Camara

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12:30 pm Welcome 
12:40 pm Yoga and Conditioning with Makeda Kumasi
1:50 pm Introduction to Instructor
2:00 pm Master Dance Class with Master Dancer Mouminatou Camara

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About Mouminatou Camara 
Mouminatou Camara founded Seewe African Dance Company in September 2005. For a decade, she was the principal dancer for the world-renowned dance company, Les Ballet Africans. She also performed with Les Ballet Djonllba and the Army Ballet. An instructor and performer of West African Dance and Drum, Mouminatou has performed and taught workshops extensively in the USA, Spain, France, Belgium, Germany, Martinique and the West African countries of Senegal, Mali and the Ivory Coast. Having spent her life in Guinea, Mouminatou has stated that she has been dancing since she was in her mother’s womb. Affectionately called “Moumi”, she brings firsthand knowledge of the history of each dance and imparts that knowledge with great clarity and passion to her students.

For more information email: dance@ucr.edu 

Photo: Mouminatou Camara

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