Batalo East Dance Fest (Uganda)


DON’T MISS IT!!! Batalo East Dance Fest, the second installment and back better than ever, goes down this month, August 23/24 2014, at the National Theatre in downtown Kampala, Uganda. Put it in your calendar, invite your friends, colleagues, bring your parents and your jajja – there is something for everyone as we promote the fusion of traditional and urban dance in East Africa, with battles, showcases, an urban market and more – be there!

Batalo East Dance Fest

Batalo East Dance Fest is an annual event celebrating the fusion of traditional and urban dance styles, through dance battles, performance showcases, and cyphers. Batalo East Dance Fest also incorporates photography, film and music into this exhibition, profiling modern discourse on how traditional art forms can be merged with urban styles to create strong individuals and promote cultural development.

Thanks to all our supporters for this year’s event – including Alliance Francais Kampala, Funkin’ Stylez, The Sound Cup, Fenon Entertainment, National Theatre/UNCC, Tabu Flo Dance Company, Goethe Zentrum Kampala/UGCS, Sarakasi Trust, Mutaani Label, SMS Media, Reycab Cooperation, Hatari Voltage, Yole!Africa, Guerilla Arts, Definition, Kampala Biennale, Afrika Arts Kollective, 2 Shy Ventures, and Moustey Deejay.


Batalo East Dance Fest is taking place from 23 – 24 August 2014 in Kampala, Uganda at the Uganda National Cultural Centre (UNCC) – see you there!!

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