Cultural Arts of Gold

Founded by dancer and teacher LaKiesha Golden, Cultural Arts of Gold’s mission is to preserve the arts and culture of Congo.  The annual Congolese Dance and Drum Festival, also known as Biamvu Bia Kongo (Bridges of Congo), aims to preserve the history of the cultural traditions of the people Congolese and Central African and its Diaspora, while also exposing them to the community-at-large.  The festival includes dance and drum workshops by world renowned master artists, lectures, and performances.