The Benkadi Group was born in 2011. Presenting several disciplines such as dance, song and percussion, their love for Guinean culture and their desire to promote its traditions all over the world, are the foundations of the formation of the group. Benkadi and their intoxicating rhythms won the Syli de bronze at the Nuits d'Afrique Festival in Montreal. Since last year, they have included talented Guinean acrobats in their show.
They have performed in many festivals such as the Festival Nuits d'Afrique, Afro fest de la Nouvelle -Ecosse, Concert Campbell (2019), Les Samedis Percutants de Chambly (2019) Mondokarnaval de Québec (2018-2019), Africa fest ( New Brunswick 2017-2018-20190 OUMF festival (2018), festival Le gardeur (2018), Festival des Rythmes d'Afrique de Sherbrooke, Festival KAFÉ Karamel de Gatineau, (2018-2019), Festival du monde de St-Jérome (2018) ), Festival Nuits d'Afrique, (2017) African Soundfest Montreal (2014), La nuit de Makossa (2014, preview of Petit-Pays), the Muh Tadi Festival in Toronto (2013), the Festival tradition de Sherbrooke (2013) and La Nuit du Saba (Montreal 2013).