Ivory Coast

Coming from a family of traditional drummers whose task it is to convey messages through the sacred drummer, Mr. KRIMBO Gbogboria, whose name means “genius of the drummer-speaker” in the Akan Country, particularly among the Abbey, the Agni and the baoulé, is today a percussionist, dancer, painter and artistic trainer. The artistic training centre “KRIMBO” is composed mainly of children steeped in talent whose age varies between 10 and 20 years. It aims to train children in traditional arts and the various disciplines of the performing arts, as well as in crafts such as dance, percussion, singing, painting, drawing, making musical instruments, traditional clothing and masks, etc. The objective is to train dancers, musicians, actors, choreographers and masters who will be able to pass on their knowledge of the traditional arts and customs of their country to future generations.