Theater and performance groups from across the globe have started arriving in the country for the third edition of the Ubumuntu Arts Festival.
Founded in 2015, the festival takes place from July 14-16 at the Amphitheater of the Kigali Genocide Memorial.
The festival is a series of free workshops, stage performances and exhibitionsRead More
The Ubumuntu Arts Festival returns to Kigali with incredible performances from around the world. This year’s festival focuses on the intersection of art and technology and how each can come together to advance a shared sense of humanity. For the third edition, performances will connect attendees with the concepts of art and technology by bringingRead More
Rwandan drama fans will, next month, watch live a survivor of the worst kidnap of 21st century as the country concludes a hundred days commemoration of Genocide against Tutsi. On the night of 14–15 April 2014, 276 female students were kidnapped from the Government Secondary School in the town of Chibok in Borno State, Nigeria.Read More
“Joe Quintero (the other co-founder of B.R.I.D.G.E Theatre Project) and I were first introduced to Mashirika in the fall of 2012, when they performed their powerful production of Africa’s Hope in Los Angeles. Afterward, I attended a theatre workshop led by Hope Azeda of Mashirika, where I connected with her about the possibility of collaborating. ItRead More
Tjarda Van Straten and Hilde Cannoodt are dance choreographers and teachers from the Netherlands and Belgium respectively. The two jetted into the country on Tuesday, as part of the foreign cast for the second edition of the Ubumuntu Arts Festival, a brainchild of the Mashirika Performing Arts and Media Company.Read More
Up to 18 countries will take part in the second edition of the Ubumuntu Arts Festival, will run from July 14-17 at the amphitheater of the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre in Gisozi.
Ubumuntu is Kinyarwanda for “humanity”. Inspired by and created for the sake of humanity, the festival will run under the slogan, “I am because you are, you are because I am”. The inaugural Ubumuntu Arts Festival (2015)Read More
The second edition of the Ubumuntu Arts Festival took place at the Kigali Genocide Memorial from 14-17 July and shared the importance of forgiveness and sustainable peace in Rwanda and around the world. The festival showcased entertaining theatre, dance, and poetry performances by artists from Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Northern Ireland, Switzerland, USA,Read More
The second Ubumuntu Arts Festival took place at the Kigali Genocide Memorial amphitheater with artists from 18 different countries performing at the four-day event. The annual festival is organised by Mashirika Performing Arts Company to promote the importance of compassion and the values of humanity. The event was opened on Thursday 14 July with a welcoming speechRead More