Niani Badenya, the Mandeng heritage: domba concert of dance
NamesMar Gueye. (Choreographer)N'Geuwel. (Choreographer)Kakou, Jerome. (Choreographer)Kamara, Kewulay. (Host)Diomande, Vado (Dancer)Niang, Mamadou (Director)Kaoka Dance Group (Performer)Ethnic Folk Arts Center (U.S.) (Associated name)Museo del Barrio (Host)Museum of the City of New York (Associated name)New York Public Library. Dance Collection (Associated name)Kakou, Jerome (Dancer)N'Geuwel (Dancer)Mar Gueye. (Dancer)
African Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1997-06-01
Table of Contents[Drumming and dances from Senegal] (ca. 29 min.): Drum introduction / performed by Mar Gueye -- Song / composed by Khar Mbaye -- Thiebou djene (fish and rice solo dance) -- Farwu jar (men's dance) -- Kaolack (regional dance) -- Niary gorang (everyone dances).[Dances from the Côte d'Ivoire] (ca. 31 min.): Gueglin -- Koukou -- Danse de feu -- Bolohi -- Katana -- Zaouli / performed by Kaoka Dance Group ; includes mask dances, a stilt dance, and fire-eating.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 2428Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5543 (former)
TopicsDance -- SenegalMusic -- SenegalDrummers (Musicians) -- SenegalDance -- Côte d'IvoireMusic -- Côte d'IvoireDrummers (Musicians) -- Côte d'Ivoire
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: presented by the Ethnic Folk Arts Center in collaboration with Niani Badenya Organizing Committee.Citation/reference: Recording made possible by the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image of the Dance Collection of The New York Public Library, with the cooperation of the Ethnic Folk Arts Center, Niani Badenya Organizing Committee, Mamadou Niang, El Museo del Barrio, and the Museum of the City of New York.Creation/production credits: Niani Badenya Organizing Committee: Dame Babou, Mamoudou Conde, Sherrif Ceesay, Mamadou Diabate, Malik Faye.Performers: Introductions by Tom van Buren, project director, Niani Badenya Organizing Committee ; Dame Babou ; Mamoudou Conde.Performers: Master of ceremonies: Kewulay Kamara.Performers: Performed by Mar Gueye and N'Geuwel Sabar Dance from Senegal: company leader and choreographer, Mar Gueye ; drummers, Cheikh Tairou Mbaye, Djiby Diop, Alieu Diagne Faye, Ngoma Ndao ; dancers, Babacar Mbaye, Ousmane, Fatou Sam, Marie Basse, Coura Ndiaye, Ndeye Gueye.Performers: Performed by Kaoka Dance Group, Côte d'Ivoire: company leader and choreographer, Jerome Kakou ; drummers, George Brunel (doun doun), Vado Diomande (djembe), Gohi Johnson (djembe), Dosso Siaka (djembe), Sheria Xavier (djembe) ; dancers, Vado Diomande, Gohi Johnson, Dosso Siaka, Yaya Kamate, Jerome Kakou, Fonzi Monguehi, Koffi Michel.Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Heckscher Theater of El Museo del Barrio, New York, on June 1, 1997 ; video director, Mamadou Niang.Funding: Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP) (62 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13380703Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 645b2410-e87f-0131-fa3d-3c075448cc4b
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