This year the East African Nights of Tolerance (EANT), Rwanda’s only festival devoted to contemporary dance makes way through numerous mind-blowing showcases.
Performances kicked off on November 24, with Ibeiji, a performance by countries Rwanda, Benin and Ivory Coast, then Je Prenos Ma Liberte by France and Cameroon, and Bainishi by Kenya. Day two on 25th ushered in Utu by Tanzania and Samedi Détence by France and Rwanda.
The sessions, which quite are intriguing as they require close attention are in turn educative and another milestone to the growth of contemporary dance in East Africa.
To look out for on November 26th are;
Ma Tetê est mon Village, a Belgium act and Unité Dans La Diversité by Congo and Rwanda.
The closing performances will be L’Autre et Moi by Rwanda and France, Masu Kaino by DRC and To Belong by Uganda on 27 at the Zeneth Hotel in Kimihurura.
Hosted by Amizero Dance Kompagnie, a Rwandan Contemporary Dance Company, with supported from the Swiss cooperation (DDC), Institut Francais du Rwanda (IFR), Institut Français de Paris (IF), Positive Productions, the Belgian Embassy, the French Embassy and the Goethe Institut this year unveils 10 performances from countries Rwanda, France, Cote d’Ivoire, Kenya, Cameroon, Uganda, Belgium, DRC and Tanzania.
Entrance; Rwf2000 (for a single show), while a package is available for the 4 nights of performance at 5000RWF.
Note; Performance on Saturday November 26 at Kimisagara – Maison des Jeunes is free.