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Farafina Kan - The Adinkra Group

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Farafina KanTHE ADINKRA GROUP is an African Cultural Resource Company based in Washington, DC. Our mission is to connect people of African descent with the culture and traditions of Africa through the Arts and Education. We fulfill our mission through the following:

  • Ownership and operation of The Adinkra Cultural Arts Studio located in Mt. Rainier, Maryland where we teach, promote and preserve African Cultural Arts through music, dance and visual art for children ages 2 through adult.


  • Management and promotion of Farafina Kan: The Sound of Africa, an inter-generational West African Drum and Dance performing ensemble.
  • Production of an annual African drum and dance concert entitled BIRTHRIGHT – a celebration of African Culture through drum, dance and theater arts.
  • BIRTHRIGHT Journeys – plan, sponsor and facilitate trips to Africa connecting through cultural immersion, tourism and special projects.