Choreographic Encounters

International Dance Festival in Nairobi

Following the success of the first edition in 1997 of the Choreographic Encounters in Nairobi that brought
together dancers and choreographers from all over Africa and abroad, Nairobians will continue to experience two weeks of contemporary dance creation as an annual festival.


Cleansing at Choreographic Encounters - Taken from their website

The Encounters are initiated by Gaara Projects, in collaboration with the Godown Arts Centre and Alliance Francaise de Nairobi. Choreographic Encounters Nairobi
are a season of performances, workshops and exchange; a time for choreographers, dancers, administrators and technicians to question performance, confront
and exchange ideas and share new work with a growing audience.

Emerging choreography from East Africa is represented by a new generation of artists: Juliette Omolo, James Mweu, Lailah Masiga, Moturi Kebaya and Neema Bagamuhunda from Kenya, Roger Masaba from Uganda, and Aloyce Makonde with Mionzi Dance Theatre from Tanzania. The passionate Ra

Source: Gaara Projects.

Contact information

  • Choreographic Encounters
  • Godown Art Centre
  • Nairobi
  • KE