Ballet Baabanaa, (Senegal)

Aberdeen International Youth Festival (AIYF)

The ensemble “Ballet Baabanaa” from Dakar, Senegal was founded in 1975 and is led by artistic director Madiou Sylly. This “culture group” is composed of percussionists and dancers with one common love: the promotion of the Senegalese folk.¬†Ballet Baabanaa are bringing their group of talented dancers and dynamic drummers to AIYF as a starting point to take their choreography and performances around the world!¬†They have a band that will play live and explore very unique themes through their choreography and repertoire of singing.