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Third Annual Inland Empire's Ultimate Doundounba Festival - Online-June 27-July 25, 2020
Saturday Class Schedule:
10:30 am Wellness and conditioning w/ Lori Hayes
12:00 pm Lunch Hour
1:00 pm Intro and Warm up w/ Makeda Kumasi
1:30 pm Class Calendar-
6/27 Youssouf Koumbassa (Dance)
7/4 Fode Sissoko (Djembe)
7/11 Jahanna Blunt (Dance)
7/18 Malik Sow (Doundoun)
7/25 TBA (Dance)

Showcasing Performances include:
SHINE Muwasi, Bre Dance Studio, Tropicaleiza Dance and Drum Ensemble, Unity Dance Ensemble, Loyola STAR Drum and Dance, Umoja Ensemble of the Inland Empire

2020 Top Participant Competition:
Festival participants are invited to email their 30-45 second Doundounba solo video link to clydean.parker@ucr.edu by 7/17/2020.
The video will be scored by our Panel of Elders who will help determine this year's Top Participant. Points will also be accumulated according to the competitors' participation in each Saturday class during the festival series. Participation points will be added to the Elder's scores. All attendees and competitors will receive a certificate of participation. Top Participant will also receive a prize package valued over $500, including a Mande instrument and a scholarship to study drum or dance with a master.

Elder Panel: Nzingha Camara, Janiece Blunt, JahAmen Mobley, Malik Sow

Other Participants include: Bara M'Boup, Will Gordon, Colette Eloi
Meeting is over, you can not register now. If you have any questions, please contact Meeting host: Lily Szeto.