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on order by Dugafola on Tue Aug 31, 2010 8:21 pm
ivory coast style shell - lenke

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My trip to Mali - Leaving France by James on Fri Feb 18, 2011 12:12 pm
My trip to Mali didn't start too well. What should have been a 4/5 hour flight turned into a 9 hour extravaganza.

I noticed that there was a couple of people walking around the plance with orange arm bands that say police on them. One of them address the airplane, but spoke too quickly and I lost him early, so I had no idea about what was to come.

The flight was about 15 minutes late when a police van pulled up beside the plane and 2 people carried a man in a straight jacket kicking and screaming into the plane.

I quickly put 2+1 together and reasoned that it must be a deportee, and indeed I wasn't wrong. They had cleared 3 rows at the back of the plane and they needed every inch of space to try and contain this guy.

The moment he came on board he wouldn't stop screaming "France chez moi, France chez moi"("France is my home, France is my home"). You can't imagine how disturbing this was, and it only took a few minutes before people started to protest.

6/7 people...

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Bolokada Conde invites you to Guinea this Dec.! by MalenaAmusa on Fri Jul 19, 2013 8:14 pm
It brings me great pleasure to invite you to BOLOKADA CONDE's trip & workshop intensive in Guinea this December, 2013 !!

The trip is one of the Bolokada's most ambitious -- 21+ days of daily drum & dance classes, and tours in Conakry and three villages. Drummers will dive into full-sensory and immersed master classes on all drums, technique, solo and accompaniment, rhythms, songs, and folklore. Dancers will study with director of Ballet Soleil d'Afrique Ibrahim Sory Camara, one of Guinea’s greatest choreographers.

Clean accommodation, tasty food, drums, and in-country transport are provided, not to mention awesome fellowship with Bolokada's family, friends, and students !! Flights are about $1,500. The trip is $1,800 for 3 weeks. Bolokada invites professionals, master students, teachers, performers, and enthusiasts from across the globe for this amazing experience. [Trip website: http://www.trip2guinea.com/ ...

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3/14 Sarah Lee's Class by gr3vans on Sun Mar 28, 2010 4:20 am
One World Dance and Drum with Sarah Lee

Warm up Kassa
Dance Sinte

I think I played sangban the whole night. not sure. that's what happens when you forget to take notes.

:)

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New youtube playlist by ChristianAMR on Wed Mar 20, 2013 12:55 am
I just created a new Youtube playlist : " Parrandita "

Description :
" Sardina de Naiguatá , Retreta , Parrandón , Tambor Parranda .
( = Comparsas con tambores venezolanos y cariben~os , vientos e instrumentos europeos tipo militar )
[ A veces mezcla con otros ritmos cariben~os y latinos ] "


http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL ... re=edit_ok

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