Master of Senegalese Dance and Music

Research & Cultural Tours to Senegal, West Africa

6th Annual Mussukeba Sane African Dance Conference
August 7th - 10th, 2014
@ Cumbe Dance Center

Join master Senegalese artist, Malang Bayo as he hosts his sixth annual 4-day African dance conference in NYC! Take kutiro, sabar, djembe, and Bougarabou dance classes taught by master instructors from Guinea and Senegal!  More >>

This event is sponsored, in part, by the Greater New York Arts Development Fund of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, administered by Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC).


Song: Saikouba Badji Bougarabou "Mansaba"

Tour to Senegal
December 1 - 31, 2014

For the past 19 years, Malang Bayo has shown his dedication to preserving the cultures and history of Senegal, West Africa through his annual research and cultural tour, Mussukeba Sane. This December, join him as he conducts two cultural tours to Dakar and Gambia! Enjoy daily dance and drum workshops, local activities, and excursions to cultural and historical sites! 
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Dancing Like Home



Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival 2014

October 25 & 26

Kumble Theater, LIU Brooklyn

1 University Plaza, Brooklyn, NY  11201

Dancing Like Home, a personal documentary film explores the realities of going back “home” to the motherland – Senegal, West Africa. Director Joyce Guy’s passion for African dance sets her in pursuit to find the meanings of the traditional dance ceremonies of Casamance, Senegal but once there her expectations of this culturally rich region are challenged. The film features master teacher/dancer Malang Bayo along with Senegalese master dancers/teachers Marie Basse Wiles and Assane Konte; the late Professor Sherrill Berryman-Johnson of Howard University; dancer/choreographer/artistic director Nia Love of Love/Forte; and dancer/ choreographer/artistic director Ronald K. Brown of Evidence Dance Company. For more information about Dancing Like Home and to view the trailer visit At a later date to purchase tickets and find the exact date of the screening visit


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