Salyia nī Seydou
This striking company, based in Burkina Faso, Africa, was founded by members Salia Sanou and Seydou Boro, pictured top right and bottom right respectively. A very long list of creative credits and prestigious awards have established the duo as a profound choreographic team representing African contemporary dance through stage creations as well as film documentaries. The duo also has as well established presence in France, having both spent time as dancers for the company of Mathilde Monnier. Each was awarded with the Medal of Merit of Arts and Letters from the French government for their contributions towards appreciation of traditional and contemporary African dance worldwide.