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

Amadou Kouyate

DC, Amadou Kouyate is the 150th generation of the Kouyate lineage and has studied and performed Manding music since the age of three years old. Amadou is a dynamic djembe and koutiro drummer. He also plays the 21-string kora, which he learned first with his father, Djimo Kouyate. He is the founder of Proper Skanks and also composes music of jazz, blues, and hip hop genres