18th June, 18h: MCU with Africulturban: Short Concert
21st June, 13h: Gorée Island, Musee de la Mer: Short Performance during the presentation of Atlas of the Ocean.
21st June, 19h: Heinrich Böll Foubdation: Concert
22nd June, 9h-14h: Maison des èclaireurs: Concert
Babacar Ndaak Mbaye (Griot), Fatym Sy (Spoken word / HipHop), Georgie Fisher (singer songwriter), Malick Sy (Bass), Sira Sissokho (Drums/ Percussion), Daniel "El Congo" Allen (Trumpet/ Percussion).
Senegal - Australia - Cuba and Germany meeting in Dakar in June 2018 to create new stories, lyrics, melodies dedicated to the OCEAN
Babacar Mbaye Ndaak (c)
From June 18-June 22nd, 2018 Babacar Mbaye Ndaak (Dakar / Senegal), Georgie Fisher (Australia / Germany), Daniel "El Congo" Allen (Cuba / Germany), FATIM (Dakar / Senegal), Sira Sissokho (Drums) and Malik Sy (Dakar / Senegal) will work together for 3 days in order to create a whole performance dedicated to the OCEAN. Stories, lyrics and melodies will be created for this ocasion and put on stage in Dakar at the Heinrich Böll Office.
The whole performance will be the frame of the presentation of the French version of the "Atlas de Mer", published by Heinrich Böll Stiftung.
For further information on our artists check out these videos:
Babacar Mbaye Ndaak: griot, teacher, poet, writer, co founder of national storytellers association "Léebóon ci leer":
Georgie Fisher: singer songwriter, performance artist from Australia, Sidney now in Berlin!!:
Daniel "El Congo" Allen: Musical Director, curator, composer, trumpet, percussion from Cuba and Berlin:
FATIM is a Senegalese MC, Slammer, Television Moderator and member of the Group Wa Bng 44 as well as member of Farafina Mousso.
She is one of the first female MCs in Senegal. She made her Debut with Wa Bmg 44 avec with whom she got the chance to tour through Senegal and Europe.
Her lyrics are fearless and does not hold back any of her opinions. In 2007 together with Gina, Angel and Njaaya, she founded the female HipHop Crew: Farafina Mousso. She represented Senegal at the Shanghai China International Arts Festival. For the Spanish Television she has produced several documentaries on environmental topics. At the moment she is working on a new production with the Label Bois Sakré.