Guinea Trip 2018

Join Drum Africa and Fore Fote on the trip of a lifetime! This will be an experience like no other: living among the locals in Guinea, West Africa, in the safe company of Abram Diallo in his house in Dubreka.

See our flyer and information below, and email africandrumming@hotmail.co.uk if you wish to find out more. £600 for 10 days and £800 for 2 weeks is a real bargain price so don’t miss out! The deadline to pay your 50% deposit is 15th February 2018.

Guinea Trip 2018 flyer front

Guinea Trip 2018 flyer back

Itinerary:

  • 30th March: Fly to Conakry airport in Guinea via Casablanca  (you book your own flights)
  • 1:25am, 31st March: We arrange your taxi pick-up from the airport to Dubreka (about 1 hour away)
  • 31st March – 9th or 13th April: Daily drumming and dance lessons with master-drummers and dancers from Dubreka
  • Experience traditional music and dance in everyday African life, with regular trips to see ‘Dundunba’ drumming and dance celebrations
  • Buy beautiful djembes, dunduns, bells and instrument cases from the best expert instrument-makers in Guinea
  • Option to travel and see some of this beautiful and rarely visited country!
  • 2:25am, 10th April/14th April: We arrange your travel back to the airport, where you fly home via Casablanca (you book your own flights)

General Information:

  • Lessons will be in French, with translations and extra help provided by Abram and Laurence. Learning in a different language from African teachers can sometimes be confusing – but with us on hand you will never be left confused!
  • All accommodation and in-house food is provided during your stay
  • You will have to pay for transport during your stay, but ‘neuf-place’ taxis are very cheap!
  • We will provide you with an invitation letter for your visa, and all the information you need on how to obtain one from the Guinean Embassy
  • Don’t forget to make sure you get your travel vaccinations, anti-malarial tablets, mosquito nets and water-filter bottles ready before you travel!
  • You’ll have a great time and learn more than you thought possible!

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