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Dance school in Senegal faces closure

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L'Ecole des sables near Dakar, Senegal
L'Ecole des sables near Dakar, Senegal © RFI/Sarah Tisseyre
By: Emmanuelle Landais
5 min

L’Ecole des Sables is an internationally renowned dance school located some 50 kilometres outside Dakar.


The school has been a stepping stone and launched the career of hundreds of dancers over the last 2 decades.

But a shortfall in subsidies and funding could force it to close.

RFI's correspondent Emmanuelle Landais reports from Dakar.

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