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Kankouran has a host of various programs for the dance community.  Check out the Programs section of the site to see what program is the right one for you!


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A local institution based in Washington DC, KanKouran West African Dance Company has been an integral part of the dance community for over twenty years! This site serves as our home on the internet. Feel free to browse the collected information on the company, its programs, its history, and legacy as well as the strength within our West African Dance Community! 

KanKouran Fundriaser
Get those feet ready for the next installment of the KanKouran West African Dance Company 2011 fundraiser class series!  Featured teachers are KanKouran's  own seasoned Senior Company Dance members, Antoinette Connell and Uduak Essien.  Class will be held on Saturday, April 30th from Noon - 3 PM at 820 South Capitol St, SW, Washington, DC 20001.  Admission is $20.00/person and doors open promptly at 11:30am .  Also enjoy various door prizes and other goodies. No class cards, gift certificates, student discounts, or other regular class payment arrangements will be honored.  Children 13 and under are free.
KanKouran on Fox News Morning Show

Here are some clips from our performance this morning at the ATLAS theater for the FOX News Morning Show. Click the "Read More" Button below to see the footage:

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