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Out of Town/Annual Break Dance Finals: Break Fast Jam 2016, Nov. 19 & 20 2016 @ YMCA Wandegeya (Kampala-Uganda)
Activities: Bboying/Bgirling (break dance) & popping battles, performances & showcases in Rap, dance & beat boxing/vocal percussion, DJ-ing, free workshops (dance, beat boxing, DJ-ing etc..), Educational discussions and Q & A sessions, press conferences, parties and many more.
Find more info., here http://break-fastjam.com/break-fast-jam-2016-finals-19th-20th-nov/
The British Council’s East Africa invites submission of expression of interest to this programme, new Art new Audiences
There is no theme for nAnA, the ONLY objective is to produce new art which connects to new audiences.
– Minimum one UK and two East African countries to be involved in the project
– Project administered by one East African or UK partner
– Target audience for nAnA is 18-35 year olds
– Project can be match funded
– Minimum and maximum grant allocation is £2,000 – £20,000
– 3-5 year projects will be selected for nAnA 2016/17
Deadline for one page submission of interest is July 31, 2016
The East Africa Arts programme works across Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and the UK. This month we are welcoming applications for the new Arts new Audiences grant scheme that facilitates the creation of new collaborative work across art forms in East Africa and the UK. This grant will support between three and five projects for 2016–17. Grant requests can be minimum £2,000 and maximum £20,000
For further info see: https://www.britishcouncil.co.ke/east-africa-arts
Date: May 9, 2016
Venue: Rift Valley Institute Office, Seminar Room
Time: 2-4 pm
Entry: Prior registration
In 2013, almost half of Africa’s top aid recipients were ruled by authoritarian regimes. Many international donors such as USAID, DFID, the World Bank and the European Commission have had their policies entangled with the agendas of the ruling elites. Development policies are thus shaped with a view to maintain the status quo, compromising the rights and democracy of local citizens. This book raises the question: to what extent are foreign aid programmes actually perpetuating authoritarian rule?
On 9 May 2016, the Rift Valley Forum will host the launch of Aid and Authoritarianism in Africa, edited by Tobias Hagmann and Filip Reyntjens.
The book highlights the political and moral complexities that emerge from the relationship between foreign aid and autocratic governments in Africa. It brings to light changing donor interests and rhetoric, as well as the impact of foreign aid on military assistance, rural development, electoral processes and domestic politics in Ethiopia, Uganda, Rwanda, Cameroon, Mozambique and Angola.
Find more information about this event and registration details, here
Date: May 14, 2016
Venue: Goan Gymkhana, Museum Hill
Time: 18.30 – Late
Tickets*: Early bird 3,000/- or Advance 3,500/-
* Included in the ticket price are cocktails on arrival, plenty of wine with a delicious Ethiopian feast courtesy of Abyssinia restaurant and entertainment in the form of a live band followed by DJs.
This promises to be an unforgettable evening of food, drinks, music and dancing in aid of Xavier Project**, a charity providing educational opportunities to refugees in Kenya and Uganda.
** Xavier Project operates in Kenya and Uganda providing educational opportunities to refugees of all ages. These could be through sponsoring refugee children to attend school or teaching vocational courses to refugee adults at our learning hubs across Nairobi and Kampala.
Find out more information, about this fundraising event, on the Xavier Project website.