Enter our End-of-Year Raffle and win this hand painted platter by Founder Baba Wague Diakite!

Click on IMAGE BELOW to enter. (Raffle tickets $25 ea.)  Deadline is midnight Saturday, Jan 4, 2020.

“Mami Wata with Child”  – 19” dia. Hanging platter by Baba Wague Diakite

Enjoy Ko-Falen short film “Spinning Stories: Women Storytellers of Baroueli

Click on image above to download 2019 annual report

Ko-Falen Cultural Center, located in Bamako, Mali is the inspiration of Baba Wagué Diakité, a Malian artist and writer now living in Portland, Oregon. It has been his dream to share the culture of his homeland with the people of his adopted home.

In Bambara, the word ko-falen means “gift exchange.” Ko-Falen Cultural Center seeks to promote cultural, artistic and educational exchanges between the people of the United States and Mali through art workshops, dance, music and ceremony. We believe that a greater understanding and respect between people can be reached through these personal exchanges.