Live performances of traditional West African music, including drumming and dance. African Holidays Dance and Performance
The Batafon Arts performance troupe includes up to 12 artists from Guinea Conakry, The Gambia and Senegal. Performances include high energy music and dance, including floor acrobatics and traditional theatre. The colourful dance and rhythm depicts the hidden world of African heritage through rhythms, songs, symbols and gestures.

We are available for performances at festivals, private events, for corporate occasions or any other occasion. Please contact us for availability and to discuss your event.

Ali Bangoura is also available as a choreographer of West African dance.

High energy dance
  • International Music Day in Crawley - performance and workshop
  • One World Celebrations at Woking - drum and dance workshop and performance
  • 'Rhythmworks' Christmas concert at Brighton College of Technology - performance as part of an event including Carnival Collective and others
  • Regular appearance at Brighton Festival - workshops and performance
  • Edinburgh Festival
  • Annual one-week residential with The Zone, an organisation for young people - workshops leading to a performance with and by participants
  • Fringe Festival, Eastleigh, 2001
  • Eastbourne Youth Service, 2002
  • University of Calgary, 1997 - 6 week choreography residency as part of their dance programme
Matoke with Ali Bangoura - May 09 at The Prince Albert, Brighton
Live Performances Ali Performing
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