www.AADDF.org - Your source for quality African dance and drum programming

For AADDF 2021, we had a village experience. Dance classes will be outdoors in the grass. We want to be mindful of the current safety precautions. Join us on Facebook Live if you cant join us in person. Come dance with Youssouf, Djeneba, Solo Sana, Fofie Akoto and others! Come here some live music and get reconnected with the African Dance Vibe!

Save the Date!!!
AADDF 13 - July 29-31, 2022

Join us for a weekend of dance and drum from Guinea, Mali, Senegambia, the Ivory Coast and the Diaspora. View our schedule to see when your favorites are teaching!

In its continued effort to promote the art, culture and traditions of Africa, the Afrikan Djeli Cultural Institute is pleased to present the Atlanta African Dance & Drum Festival, which features a diverse range of music and movement workshops, an African inspired craft market, food vendors, Children’s Camp and finale concert. 


The premiere  festival in the region, The Atlanta African Dance and Drum Festival features some of African dances most sought after instructors, teaching an engaging lineup of dances from West Africa, Cuba, North Africa and more.