The Annual Traditional 

West African Dance Marathon

tradition in its truest form

5THW 2020- A unique virtual journey

Coming December 26, 2020

The Fab 5

The Fab 5

Djimo Kouyate

Djimo Kouyate

The Fab 5

The Fab 5

Mahiri Keita and Son Sekouba

Mahiri Keita and Son Sekouba

The Fab 5

The Fab 5

Menes Yahuda

Menes Yahuda

The Fab 5

The Fab 5

Malari Moore

Malari Moore

Fab 5

Fab 5

Kweku Akoto

Kweku Akoto

Nana Yao Opare Dinizulu

Nana Yao Opare Dinizulu

Kofi Handon

Kofi Handon

Fab 5

Fab 5

Yao Akoto

Yao Akoto

Diallo Sumbry

Diallo Sumbry

Fab 5

Fab 5

Amadou Kouyate

Amadou Kouyate

Djimo Kouyate

Born in Dianna, Senegal, Djimo Kouyate is a Diali, oral historian and 149th generation of the Kouyate family of Diali. Prior to settling in the United States, Diali Kouyate served the Cultural Ministry of Senegal for twenty years as a founding member of the National Ballet du Senegal, In addition to lecturer at various institutions he is the founding member of Memory of African Culture and teacher to us all. Father of Amadou and Bintou Kouyate