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Education | Virtual Programs | Grades K—12

Experience Rwanda: Rwandan Dance and Music

 
Grades K—12
 
 

Through June 2021

Students explore Rwandan culture, movement, and indigenous rhythms through dance.

 
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Inganzo Ngari

CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS: History (Africa), Dance, Music

Students become immersed in the culture of Rwanda in this dance workshop, experiencing the movement styles and indigenous rhythms of one of Rwanda’s most famous traditional dances.

In this program, students:

  1. ・Watch a dance performance excerpt by Rwandan dance company Inganzo Ngari, recorded in high-definition from BAM’s DanceAfrica 2019 festival.
  2. ・Learn a version of the same dance under the guidance of BAM teaching artists, who provide live drumming accompaniment, in a workshop streamed live in the classroom
  3. ・Explore what life is like in the capital city of Kigali, learn traditional African call and response, and engage with Rwandan culture and history through activities included in an online pre- and post-show study guide

This virtual workshop runs 55 minutes, including performance excerpts. Fee: $250.


Leadership support for virtual programming provided by the Altman Foundation.

 

Major support for literacy programs provided by The Emily Davie & Joseph S. Kornfeld Foundation

 
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