Vermont's 21st Annual Dance and Drum Festival, Nov 6-8, 2015

Jeh Kulu Dance and Drum Theater invites you to enjoy 3 days of West African dance and music at City Hall in Burlington, Vermont!



Our festival includes internationally renowned artists from Guinea, Senegal and Mali teaching workshops in Djembe and Sabar. Highlights include Krin, Balafon, and Sangban classes, a Jeh Kulu performance
with special guest artists, and an evening multicultural dance party.

2015 Teachers

Mouminatou Camara
Nyima Camara
Sidiki Sylla
Souleymane Solo Sana
Pape Ba
Assane Coly
Seny Daffe
Ibrahima Kolipe Camara
Moussa Traore
Ismael Bangoura


... and more!

Schedule 2015


All classes at Burlington's City Hall: Church Street, Burlington, VT


Schedule is subject to change. All Classes at City Hall in Burlington, VT.
Classes with *** asterisk denote two classes at once; take note of class location.


Friday November 6:


5:30-7pm
Guinea Dance with Mouminatou Camara

7:15-8:45pm
Senegalese Dance with Pape Ba (Sabar)



Saturday, November 7:

9 - 10:30am
Mali Dance with Souleymane Solo Sana

10:45 - 12:15pm
Doun Doun with Ismael Bangora

12:30 - 2pm
Guinea Dance with Sidiki Sylla

*** 12:30 - 2pm (downstairs)
Mali Drum with Moussa Traore

2:15 - 3:45 pm
Guinea Dance with Nyima Camara

4 - 5:30pm
Senegalese Dance with Pape Ba (Kutiro)

*** 4 - 5:30pm (downstairs)
Krin with Ismael Bangoura


8pm  Saturday Evening Jeh Kulu Performance @ City Hall 8pm
10pm  Saturday Evening Dance Party @ Zen Lounge 



Sunday, November 8:

10 - 11am
Yoga with Balafon - ($5) - teacher TBA

***10 - 11am (upstairs 2nd floor)
Kids Dance with Sidiki Sylla

11 - 12:30pm
Women's Sangban Class with Seny Daffe

12:45 - 2:15pm
Mali Dance with Souleymane Solo Sana

*** 12:45 - 2:15pm (downstairs)
Djembe with Kolipe Ibrahima Camara

2:30 - 4pm
Guinea Dance with Nyima Camara 


***2:30 - 4pm (downstairs)
Sabar Drum with Assane Coly

4:15 - 5:45pm
Guinea Dance with Mouminatou Camara