Austin-based nonprofit dedicated to performing, teaching and celebrating drum and dance of the African Diaspora. Lannaya’s mission is to expose and educate audiences to authentic and progressive interpretations of drum and dance of the African Diaspora. Formed in 2000, Lannaya is committed to preserving the vibrant cultural traditions of West Africa through performances that run the gamut from festivals, workshops, public concerts, parties, school assemblies/shows, flashmobs, receptions, and
The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.