Course registration begins on February 1st at 10 a.m.
Venue: Hermannin Salit, 2nd floor
Teacher: Cheick Bangoura
Price: 40,00 €
Macru: The success of the prior seduction in yankadi is followed by Macru, which gives the music a much fervent atmosphere. Generally Yankadi and Macru are always played one right after the other.
Sinté: Comes from the Boke and Boffa area in the northwest of Guinea. It is played before the initiation of the youth of the Iandonma, Nalo and Baga ethnic groups, who have been living together in this region for many years.
Cheick is a humorous, clear and versatile teacher. He is from Guinea where he was brought up with dance and music. He has played in numerous groups e.g. Hamana, Pecussion Boka, Ballet Matam and Ballet Bagatea. Cheick has lived in Iceland more than 15 years and has been teaching dance and drumming in addition to playing various bands. He leads his own afrobeat band, Bangoura Band which has been performing Fest Afrika festival in Tampere 2014 and 2016.
If you have payed your course before 30th of April 2019 you will get the festival pass. The festival pass holders have an opportunity to purchase last minute tickets on the day of the show for a discount price for shows that have free seats left (discount tickets are sold in the Music Centre Box Office at 12.00–18.00 and City Theatre Box Office one hour before the show, discount is valid for tickets over 15€). You can claim your festival pass from the Festival Shop & Info located in the Music Centre, opening hours 12.–18.6. at 10.00–18.00. The Festival Shop & Info also sells official festival merchandise, like t-shirts.