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Sights and Sounds of Guinea is a two-in-one event designed to portray the culture/traditions and sounds of Guinea.

This event will take place on Thursday, June 7th.


--------The first part of the event is a photography exhibition by Sahar Al Khatib and Leila Roumani of their experience in Guinea; exposing the Guinean Culture through a short documentary and a series of exhibited photos. They have traveled together in December 2011 to January 2012, for a month workshop in Guinean Rhythm and Dance Workshops held by Duniya Dance and Drum Company, and the Stronghold Sound.

Duniya Dance and Drum Company:

https://www.facebook.com/duniyadance

Stronghold Sound:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Stronghold-Sound/163788890348284

The exhibition space is on the 3rd floor, in Zico House, Spear street.
Doors open at 7:00 pm
From June 7th to June 14.

Zico House:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/22820230933/




--------The second part of the event is a Dinner Party celebrating the launch of an African Drumming group called 'Jebebara Unity Drum' playing the traditional Guinean rhythms. Dinner will be catered by 'The Good Food collective', lead by Firas Abi Ghanem A.K.A Firas Yatbokh, with a delightful Guinean menu.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Firas-Yatbokh/167130840009657

This event will take place in Zico House, spears street, near Sanaya Gardens.

Dinner will be served at 8:00 pm
Entrance is 20,000 L.L

---------Live performance by Jebebara after dinner.

for more information please contact us through email

jebebarabeirut@gmail.com

or message us on facebook, Link below!


This is only the beginning of a bigger project to form and manifest, join us as we celebrate this new Bridge between Guinea and Lebanon.



---------More info about Jebebara below:

JebeBara, is an ensemble of people that share the same love for drums, percussion, and Guinean traditional Music. The event will feature a live performance by the group JebeBara, playing Guinean rhythm to uplift the spirit of the Lebanese people through the healing drum, 'The Djembe'. JebeBara also teach and share knowledge of Guinean music, as well as giving private and public performances. JebeBara maintains contact with teachers in Guinea of Music and Dance, with the intention of sharing future workshops with these teachers.

https://www.facebook.com/JebebaraUnityDrum

This event is on facebook