Ayodele African Dance Conference

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Ayodele African Dance Conference: May 12 - 14, 2017

An exhilarating weekend of dance featuring teachers from Guinea, Senegal, Brazil, and more. See you on the floor! 

Friday, May 12th - Sunday, May 14th
Sherman Park 
1301 W. 52nd Street | Chicago, IL

Conference Schedule
Friday, May 12th
6:00pm - 7:30pm Moustapha Bangoura (Guinea Dance)
7:45pm - 9:15pm Atito Gohi (Ivory Coast Dance)

Saturday, May 13th
10:00am - 11:15am Zakiya Cornish (Contemporary African/ ASA Dance)
11:30am - 12:15pm Children's Dance Class
11:30am - 1:00pm Dandha Da Hora (Orisha Dance)
1:15pm - 2:45pm Imania Detry (Kutiro Dance)
3:00pm - 4:30pm Atito Gohi (Ivory Coast Dance)
4:45pm - 6:15pm Mouminatou Camara (Guinea Dance)
6:30pm - 8:00pm N'Deye Gueye (Sabar Dance)

Sunday, May 14th
10:00am - 11:15am Maria Estes (Djembe Drum)
10:30am - 12:00pm N'Deye Gueye (Sabar Dance)
12:15pm - 1:45pm Dandha Da Hora (Orisha Dance)
2:00pm - 3:30pm T. Ayo (DounDance)
3:45pm - 5:15pm Idy Ciss (Serer Dance)
5:30pm - 7:00pm Mouminatou Camara (Guinea Dance)

***ALL classes and teachers are subject to change.***

Advance Purchase Prices end on May 8, 2017

$15 - Dance/Drum Class 
$15 - Conference T-shirt 
$85 - 5 Classes + Conference T-shirt 
$113 - 7 Classes + Conference T-shirt 
$155 - 10 Classes + Conference T-shirt 
$185 - Entire Weekend + Conference T-shirt 

Group Rates are available 

$20 Classes
$20 Conference T-shirts

$40 - 1 Day
$110 - Weekend 
Download vendor application: http://bit.ly/Ayodele2017Conference

We MUST receive a complete application and payment by 
May 8, 2017 in order to reserve your vendor space. 

Sleep Inn Midway Airport
6650 S. Cicero Avenue | Chicago, IL 60638
Ph: 708.594.0001

Book by Monday, April 27, 2017 for Group Rate

$139 (plus tax) per night for a single or double room
Use group name: Ayodele Drum & Dance

Complimentary breakfast, parking, Wi-Fi, and 24/7 shuttle to Midway Airport.

Dance Styles
Traditional/Indigenous Dance


Sherman Park

1301 W. 52nd Street
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 747-6672