february, 2023

24febAll Day26Djoli Kelen Fest 2023Mali and The Diaspora Unite

Event Details

A full weekend of traditional african and diasporic dance, music, history, and culture Featuring master artists Souleymane “Solo” Sana (Malian Dance), Ishmael Kouyate (Guinea Dance), Djeneba Sako (Malian Dance), Joh Camara (Malian Dance), Mariame Diakite (Malian Dance), Michelito Herera (AfroCuban Dance), Imania Detry (Sabar Vibes and Chicago Footwork), Zakiya Cornish (Contemporary African), Mikeal “Myienie” Lewis (New Orleans Bounce), Amamansa Whitten (Hatian Dance), Kalah Byrd (HBCU Majorette Dance Team Dance), Abdoul Doumbia (Malian Music), Moussa Camara (Djeli Dunun Music), Sory Diabate (Malian djembe and dunun), Moussa Traore (Malian djembe and dunun), Fode “Lavia” Camara (Guinea djembe and dunun), and MORE!!!

The weekend also includes “Telling Our Stories” – The Immersive Experience. As inspired by Chuck Davis’ “Big Dance Class” that took place in Atlanta during the early 90’s, take a journey from West Africa thru the Transatlantic Slave Trade, to decades strength, perseverance, and joy inspired by Africa and the diaspora. Saturday at 8p. 

Classes will be held at Moving In The Spirit

More information and tickets can be purchased at https://dkpassport2023.eventbrite.com


february 24 (Friday) - 26 (Sunday)


Moving in the Spirit

1458 La France St NE, Atlanta, GA


Djoli Kelen IncChristan Carter 107 Greyfield Ln