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Fact Sheet:
Language of instruction: English Minimum GPA: 2.8
Housing: Field site Area of study: Dance, Music
Program Description:
2018 brochure: Experience Guinea Tri-Fold Brochure.pdf
          Experience Guinea with Fana Bangoura!
        Fana      Fana 2           
        “Fana is amazing!  I have learned so much studying with him”  Student

Experience Guinea: Exploration in Drumming, Dance, and Historical Context

Three amazing weeks of study with Master Drummer, Dancer and UR adjunct faculty member Fana Bangoura. Intensive study that includes historical lecture, live performances by professional artist and a mini-festival for students to showcase their work.
Experience the culture among the mountains of Dubreka. Dance and drum in the lively compound and relax under a mango tree.  This trip will be pure Guinea. 

What is included in the program fee? 
  • Lodging
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • 2 bottled waters per day   
  • Dance and Drum Classes
  • Certificates of completion from Guinea Minister of Culture and Ballet Fareta 
(Students are responsible for their own airfare, passport, travel expenses, weekend travel/activities and food outside of the compound)
 Total program fee is $4,218. This includes housing and most meals
  1. $500 Non- refundable deposit due to UR Bursars office by October 31, 2018 to reserve space. 

Where will I be housed? Will meals be included? 

Students will be housed in a modern privately owned compound in Dubreka less than an hour north of the capital Conakry.
Housing includes a living room, porch and bathtub/shower.  Double rooms with twin beds are provided.  The compound sits with a beautiful view of the mountains.
Dining area includes two porches that are attached to the housing area for a convenient community atmosphere. Three traditional Guinean meals per day are provided.  Dishes will include rice, sauce, lamb, chicken, fish and fresh fruit and vegetables.  Vegetarian options available upon request.  The community market is nearby for those who would like additional food items.

Who can I contact for more information?

            Fana Bangoura
                                              Fana 5


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter break 2018-2019 10/15/2018 10/15/2018 12/27/2018 01/14/2019