Gouina Festival (Festival de Gouina)
|Country and Region||Mali — Kayes|
|Type of Festival||Dance|
|Location of Festival||Kayes, Kayes, Mali|
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Festival de Gouina
Kayes is famous in Mali for its impressive array of waterfalls, and the festival Kayes capitalizes on this with its focus on environmental issues. Folklore aspects are woven into the performances, as is African jazz and art from the diaspora. In addition there is dancing, however traditional forms of movement like malinké, sarakolé, and others illuminate the stage.
|Festival Dates||January 27 - 29, 2012|