Annual EXTRA Dance & Drum training holiday in Senegal OCTOBER 2016

Sabar Dancers
Ida with Sabar dancers of Africa Ndiguel Group in Guédiawaye


Joignez-vous Amdy au Sénégal et obtenir le contrôle de votre Sabar bouge!!!

Profitez de l’occasion unique de découvrir Sabar dans la culture propre, avec les batteurs en direct, des fêtes et cérémonies et délicieuse cuisine traditionnelle!
Vous êtes formés dans le deux: tambours et la danse !

Les billets d’avion sont pas cher en Octobre!!!

Dates : 5 octobre à 23 Octobre
( Nous avons mis les deux semaines quand il vous convient le mieux ! )

Vous pouvez choisir de participer à 1 ou 2 semaines
1 semaine / 550 EURO
2 semaines / 1000 EURO

Il y a aussi la possibilité de participé à des cours sur une base quotidienne – nous contacter pour plus d’informations!

Hébergement, repas de la cuisine traditionelle, 25 heures d’enseignement (danse et tambour) par semaine

Non inclus:
Vols, vaccins, les frais liés aux excursions, shopping, costumes



Join Amdy in Senegal and take control of your Sabar moves!!!

Take advantage of this unique chance to experience Sabar in the country of origin, with live drummers, parties and ceremonies and delicious traditional cooking! You will be trained in both Sabar drumming and dancing!

Flight tickets to Dakar are extremely cheap in October!!!

Dates: October 5 to October 23
(We will adjust the two weeks when it suits you best!)

You can choose to participate in 1 or 2 weeks
1 week / 650 USD
2 weeks / 1200 USD

There is also the opportunity to attend classes on a daily basis – contact us for more information!

Accommodation, meals and 25 hours of instruction (drum and dance) per week

Not included:
Flights, visa, vaccines, expenses related to excursions, shopping, costumes



Tag med Amdy til Senegal og få styr på dine Sabar moves!!!

Udnyt den unikke chance for at opleve Sabar-stilarten i det rette element, med live trommeslagere, fester og ceremonier og lækker traditionel madlavning! Du får både undervisning i trommer og dans!

Flybilletterne koster lige nu KUN 3.300 DKK tur/retur

Datoer: 5. OKTOBER – 23. OKTOBER
(Vi lægger de to uger, hvor det passer dig bedst!)

Du kan vælge at deltage i 1 eller 2 uger
1 uge / 4000 DKK
2 uger / 8000 DKK

Der er også mulighed for at deltage i undervisningen på dagsbasis – Kontakt os for mere information!

Kost, logi og 25 timers undervisning (trommer og dans) pr. uge inkluderet i prisen!
Ikke inkluderet:
Flybillet, evt. visum, vaccine, udgifter i forbindelse med udflugter, shopping, kostumer





Sabar Dancing on the beach of Guediawaye
Sabar Dancing on the beach of Guediawaye

We invite you to join us in Senegal this Winter to experience some of the beautiful Senegalese culture with the best guides you could possibly imagine!


Sabar Dance & Drum Workshops lead by Sabar Maestro’s:

✯ Pape Baye Fall Seck ✯
✯ Mor Ngom ✯
✯ Amdy Ngom ✯

– Amdy, Mor & Pape will provide world class tuition in Sabar choreography, dance training and techniques. As defining artists within the Sabar tradition, you can expect to immense yourself in highly respected & professional, original & authentic work. Amdy, Mor & Pape work in cooperation with many top level artists of Dakar, such as for example newly identified female Sabar superstar Fatou Wore, as well as the world famous Africa Ndiguel Group from Guédiawaye, led by Yelly Thioune.

“Deeper Knowledge” Q&A sessions led by anthropologist:

✯ Ida Hanni Brandt ✯

– Ida wrote her Master’s Thesis on the development of the Sabar practice from the 1960s until today, with a specific focus on understanding the professional & international lives of the Sabar artists. During the workshop, Ida will offer deeper cultural perspectives and understanding of Senegal as a West African nation, and specifically surrounding the practice of Sabar in Senegal and internationally by facilitating evening Q&A sessions.

Languages: English, Danish, Swedish, French & Wolof!!
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✯ 3 hours dance training every day (Mon-Fri) ✯
✯ 1.5 hours optional drum class every day* (Mon-Fri) ✯
✯ End of workshop “Tanebeer” & Performance ✯
✯ “Deeper Knowledge” Q&A Sessions on Sabar Culture ✯
✯ Standard shared accommodation ✯
✯ Breakfast, lunch and dinner meals ✯
✯ Transport to/from Airport LSS, Dakar (Yoff) ✯
✯ Info-meeting in Copenhagen prior to departure (Oct) ✯

The Dance Package offers a total of 30 hours of dance training, participation in, and a performance opportunity in the end of workshop “Tanebeer,” as well as an optional 15 hours of drum tuition (*Subject to available spaces).

The DRUM package INCLUDES:

✯ 1.5 hours tuition every day (Mon-Fri) ✯
✯ 3 hours daily practice; “drumming for dancing” ✯
✯ End of workshop “Tanebeer” & Performance ✯
✯ “Deeper Knowledge” Q&A Sessions on Sabar Culture ✯
✯ Standard shared accommodation ✯
✯ Breakfast, lunch and dinner meals ✯
✯ Transport to/from Airport LSS, Dakar (Yoff) ✯
✯ Info-meeting in Copenhagen prior to departure (Oct) ✯

The Drum Package thus offers a total of 15 hours of drum tuition (with the possibility of split levels), 30 hours of drum training in “drumming for dance,” and the opportunity to perform at the end of workshop “Tanebeer” party.

What is NOT INCLUDED in the packages:

– Visa, Flights, Travel Insurance
– Vaccinations (Please check requirements)
– Drinks & Snacks
– Excursions
– Any other personal expenses
– Costumes for the end of workshop performance & Tanebeer party (Design and price range will be agreed by workshop participants)

Students can have additional tutoring & private classes during the workshop period for an extra fee.
Examples of previously facilitated classes:
– Extra dance/drum training
– “Build your own drum” under supervision
– Singing
– Talking drum
– Wolof Language training

Students and anyone interested in coming to Senegal with us are also welcome to contact us regarding additional training, accommodation, small or larger excursions or other BEFORE and AFTER the workshop period.

✯ Opportunities are endless ✯

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♥ ♥ DATES:
The 2 week Sabar dance & drum workshop will run from

✯ MONDAY 4th of January – SUNDAY 17th of January ✯ incl. end of course Tanebeer
✯ ✯ ✯ SATURDAY 16th of January ✯ ✯ ✯

Info-Meeting (Copenhagen):
✯ FRIDAY the 2nd of October ✯


✯ There is a required deposit of 1500 DKK ✯

– Pay this deposit BEFORE the 2nd of November to get the
✯ Early Bird price of 7500 DKK ✯

– Pay deposit after Monday the 2nd of November and you will be required to pay
✯ Full Price of 8000 DKK ✯

✯ The full amount to be paid before the 11th of December ✯

✯ The non-refundable deposit will make up part of the full amount to be paid.
✯ There are limited spaces available, priorities based on first come, first serve!
✯ Since we are basing this workshop on a strict Fair trade Policy regarding any payments to locals, we do require a minimum amount of participants in order to be able to go through with this trip. Therefore, we are obliged to reserve the right to cancel in the event of insufficient participants.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you are interested in joining us. We will then send you further information about the dance & drum training, the location & accommodation, advice on flights, as well as suggestions of possible attractions and things to do and see during your stay in Senegal.

Email us:
Call us: 0045 60671737

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