AKADEMIDUKA is pleased to share with you its passion for the tradional Guadeloupean music and danses.
Let yourselves be transported by Gwoka and its 7 emotionnaly rich rhythms.
Parade and waltz in your great days oufits with an orchestra.
Moreover, keep in shape with FormaKa.
Akademiduka is a traditional danse and music school that was created in 1985 by Yves Thole and Jacqueline Cachemire-Thole. Today it is directed by Nadia Pater. For more than 25 years, its ballets depicting Guadeloupean life have been acclaimed in the 32 municipalities of Guadeloupe, which are Marie-Galante, Saint-Martin, Desirade, Saintes, Martinique, Guyane, but also Antigua, Barbados, Trinidad, Jamaïca, Paris, Etaples, Chartres, Avignon, Angouleme, Marseille, Washington, Bombay and New Delhi, Seychelles, Turin, Surinam, Canada, Ivory Coast.
Known for its work around the cultural heritage of Guadeloupe and its vitality in the field of amateur artistic practices, Akademiduka provides classes for all audiences, from the early learning garden from the age of 3 to the Douka 83 years old people, without discrimination, with rigorous and structured teaching and learning, as much for rhythm, dance, social practices of reference as the drum-ka in learning the 7 rhythms of gwo-ka.
Passion Gwo-ka, expression Gwo-ka, cresation to experience the pleasure of dancing Gwo-ka while respecting each others's body, Akademiduka has drawn on its excperience and the quality of the teaching offered to develop and implement a training system that highlights the relationship between music and dance, to perpetuate the culture transmission by learning the Guadeloupe dances, music, gestures andhabits as well as parts of its history.