Experience African culture up close.

10th Anniversary Celebration
Friday, May 28, 2021at 5:30 PM
Flagstaff Hill, Schenley Park

Lawn Seating: FREE  ::  Preferred Seating: By Donation

Balafon is excited to be performing LIVE and in-person a part of the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s Open Air: A Series in Celebration of the Performing Arts on Friday, May 28, 2021. This performance is made possible by , and sponsorship by the Legacy Arts Project and The Opportunity Fund.

Join us to celebrate Mama Kadiatou’s long legacy and Balafon’s 10th Anniversary as a Pittsburgh-based African arts organization. Bring a blanket or register for preferred seating.




Explore rich Guinean traditions, and a taste of classical arts from other areas of West Africa and beyond.

Classes & Workshops

Balafon at Hope Academy
Visit Hope Academy, our youth programming partner, to learn more about Hope Academy classes.

Book Programming

Balafon offers immersive movement and musical programs, and performances. Enjoy beautiful costuming, powerful movement, spirited song, and electrifying music with Balafon.

Book a class, workshop, residency or performance with  Balafon by emailing or by calling 412-267-7705.