THE UBUMUNTU FESTIVAL 2016 ….THAT WAS

Afroman Spice  was privileged to have been invited to participate at this year’s  Ubumuntu festival that was held at the ceremonial Kigali Memorial Genocide Center. The center holds memories and a painful history for Rwandanese so we were honored to be invited

The four day festival was filled with skillful  workshops,networking  and amazing performances every evening.

The venue

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THE PERFORMANCES

Belfast, Ireland
“Those You Pass on the Street”
Directed by Paula McFetridge

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“See You Yesterday”
Directed by Michael Lessac

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Uganda/South Sudan
“The New Dctionary”
Directed by Philip Luswata

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Uganda
“Afro Man Spice”
Performed by: Linda Nabasa, Rashida Namulondo, and Sandra Nankoma

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Iraq/Belgium
“Body Revolution”
Directed by Mokhallad Rasem/Toneelhuis

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Kosovo
“Waiting for Train”
Performed by Fisnik Sykai and Mehmet Preteni

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Kenya
“The Room of Lost Names”
Directed by Matthew Swallow

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USA
“Go Forth”
Directed by Kaneza Schaal

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Rwanda/Switzerland
“To Be or Not to Be”
Directed by Andrea Grieder

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Rwanda/DR Congo
“Face Off”
Choreography by Abdoul Mujyambere

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Burundi
“Kivu”
Performed by: Laura Sheilla Inangoma and Arthur Banshayeko

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Sri Lanka
“Tomorrow is Another Country”
Performed by: Ruwanthie de Chickera and Tracy Holsinger Tennekoon

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South Africa
“Mother to Mother”
Performed by: Thembi Mtshali-Jones
— at Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre, Kigali, Rwanda.

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Rwanda, UK, and Netherlands
“Movement for Humanity”
Choreographed by: Hilde Cannoodt and Tjarda van Straten

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Rwanda
“Motherland Voices- the Syrian and Burundi Monologues”
Directed by: Eliane Umuhire

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South Africa/UK
“O’dabo”
Performed by: Dane Hurst

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Mashirika Performing Arts and Media Company
“Africa’s Hope”
Directed by: Hope Azeda

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Rafiki Foundation Nyamata Chilren’s Choir
“Dry Your Tears Africa”

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MindLeaps Nyamirambo
“Friendship”
Choreography by: Dane Hurst, Nicole Corea, Caitlyn Casson

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Rwanda/Belgium/Iraq
“Safe.Umudendezo.Aman”
Directed by Mokhallad Rasem

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Ishyo Arts Centre
“Ma Petite Colline”
Featuring: Carole Karemera, Eliane Umuhire, and Claudia Shimw

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