Kina Festival kicks off in Kigali

The fourth edition of Kina Festival kicked off yesterday at Croix-Rouge, Kigali. The children’s festival is being organised by Ishyo Arts Centre, and will run until November 12. It will also feature performances from Rwanda, Nigeria, Germany, Zimbabwe, Senegal, Burundi and DRC.
A scene from the play Ma Petite Colline (My little Hill) that was staged during the previous festival. (File)
A scene from the play Ma Petite Colline (My little Hill) that was staged during the previous festival. (File)

The fourth edition of Kina Festival kicked off yesterday at Croix-Rouge, Kigali.  The children’s festival is being organised by Ishyo Arts Centre, and will run until November 12.

It will also feature performances from Rwanda, Nigeria, Germany, Zimbabwe, Senegal, Burundi and DRC.

The festival aims at honing children’s creativity through high quality art workshops and exposure to performances by both children and renowned international artists.

It also brings together artists for an action packed one week of performances in theatre, dance, and music for kids from all over the country.

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The festival aims at honing kids’ creativity  through art workshops. (File)

Ishyo Arts Centre is a member of International Performing

Arts for Young Audiences.  Carole Karemera, the artistic director at Ishyo Arts Centre said the festival is well supported by parents, schools and partners, who have a niche for children’s participation in the Arts.

 

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