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A CHARISMATIC AMBASSADOR OF WEST AFRICAN CULTURE

Fana Soro is a musician, dancer and educator from Ivory Coast, where he was a member of the prestigious Ballet National de Côte d’Ivoire for nine years. He is now the creative director of Masabo and opened the Masabo Music and Dance Studio based in Vancouver. Fana spent six years touring with the Rikskonsertene (which is to Norway’s schools what Prologue is to Ontario’s). He was also the artist-in-residence at the International Museum for Children’s Art in Oslo. Since 1997, he has been a cultural ambassador for West Africa, bringing his vast experience of engaging students to hundreds of Canadian schools.

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“I would like to say a BIG THANK YOU for the gift of the drumming experience today at the assembly. Informative, cultural, musical, hands-on, fun, interesting, and professionally educationally exceptional in the delivery; my music intelligence mind was on overdrive. I am still smiling.”
- Kim Wakeford, Core French Teacher, Bridgeport PS,

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