Travel with Karim to Africa! As the co-founder and founding muscle behind One World Dance & Drum (of Seattle), Karim has several years of experience hosting students in Guinea as well as creating and managing a daily itinerary that will ensure your safety, best learning experience and cultural exchange. His first independent hosting trip to Guinea is scheduled for December 2020. Subscribe and stay tuned!
Karim is building an annual learning experience for youth and adults that offers more than drum and dance training.
Listen to the village historian or learn Sousou or Mandingo.
Learn how to prepare the local cuisine.
Beginner and experienced dancers are all welcome. Everyone will have fun and be challenged.
Learn how to feel and understand the music.
Receive the humbling power of true exchange and expand your humanity.
Design your own clothes in the local fabrics. Create and express your own style!
Do you have a special skillset you can use to better another life?
Make it an energy and environmental cleansing. Local herbs and herbalists are available for a physical cleansing should you desire.
The host site fee of $2,000 includes 3 weeks of daily dance classes, daily music lessons, meals, lodging and local excursions. Host fees do not include international or local air fare. Choose which 3-week immersion program works for you.
December 2020 Dates:
Dec. 14 - Jan. 3
January 2021 Dates:
Jan. 11 - Jan 31
Due February 15, 2020
Due March 15, 2020
Due the 15th of each month (April - October).
Early payments are encouraged.
The Guinea Cultural Exchange fees are due in full by October 15th.