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Bintou Kouyate Tege Kouyate


As in the Manding tradition of "Fa Kae" --that which is passed down from fathers through the generations -- Bintou Kouyate, born in Washington, DC, is the youngest of her siblings and performs professionally, continuing the cultural and musical path of her family as a dynamic dancer, choreographer, singer, educator and performing artist of Manding traditions. The 150th generation of the Kouyate lineage of her father, Diali Djimo Kouyate, Bintou performs with Farafina Kan, Memory of African Culture/The Kouyate Family and teaches children and adults for various community organizations. She has toured and studied internationally in Guinea, Cote d'Ivoire, Senegal, Gambia and Colombia, South America. Bintou Kouyate is a licensed Massage Therapist practicing the modalities of Swedish, Deep Tissue, Active Isolated Stretching and Pregnancy massage; and a certified ASA! Dance Fitness instructor. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and Business Management and a Certificate of Entrepreneurship from the University of the District of Columbia; and is a candidate for a Bachelor of Science in Dance at Coppin State University (2019).


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