The role of dance in affecting social change and resilience

Conference Twelve

Many careers of young contemporary and break dance Artists from Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi have been nurtured by their opportunity access to dance. With examples of the BPU project in Uganda, Mashariki in Rwanda. This panel will explore with case studies and success on how the panelists have taken on dance in a way of addressing social change and resilience.

Venue: Uganda Museum
Space: Library

Time: 14hrs


  • Carola Kinasha – Director – MUDA – Music May Day (TZ)


  • Mark Kaweesi – Administrator, Break Dance Project Uganda (UG)
  • Naomi Woods – Batalo East Dance Fest (UG)

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