Dance and drumming
Work together with wellknown musiciens and artists of ALLA LEAKE PERCUSSION DANCE GROUP with his leader GIBI CAMARA who is an inspirational teacher giving musicians of all levels new insight into the Djembe tradition. Gibi Camara is from the Susu tribe and from a family of Djembe Djeli (Griots).
The Camara family are an important part of the cultural history of Guinea, Conakry, The Gambia
and West Africa. In Guinea Conakry, Gibi Kebba (Elder and Grandfather of young Gibi) and Thomas Camara have contributed greatly to the Djoliba - The National Drumming and Dance Ballet.
Understand the origin and soul of West African music.
Appreciate traditional rhythms by learning to dance them
Learn how drums communicate with dancers
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Jungle Beach Resort
The Jungle Beach Resort is located in a beautiful palm tree garden, right on the fine sandy beach of the Paradise Bay in southern Gambia, away from the mainstream tourist resorts.
The drumming and dance workshop will also be a cultural exchange. We get an insight view of the way of life of the gambian artists and also there efforts to save and sustain the traditional african cultur. Because of the intensive get-together during the workshop there will be a lot of opportunitys to make contact with Gambians and other africans living in Gambia (Guinea, Senegal, Mali, etc.). Therefore it is a unique opportunity to experience very closely poeple and culture in West-Africa.
All rooms at the Jungle Beach Resort offer a high level of comfort for Africa and direct access to the beach. Toilet and shower are provided in every room.
There is a restaurant and 2 outside bars. The cuisine varies between African and European dishes.
Jungle Beach Resort is a family-run, traditional West African and Gambian music experience. Griots with the meditative play of the Kora, epic songs, virtuosic balonet play, ecstatic drum rhythms and dances.