HELLO!

Welcome to Ensibuko online home. The word Ensibuko means “The Origin” In relation to Ancient Africa! cultural history, literature, knowledge and wisdom were passed on to succeeding generations through performing arts, especially dance. Dance is a valued facet of traditional Ugandan culture. Ensibuko is using a social and entrepreneurial approach to dance education. We trusts in the energy and potential of young people, for years we have mentored young, underprivileged youth in how they can leverage their talents and skills to secure higher quality lives.

THE FESTIVAL?

Ensibuko Arts Festival is an indigenous and multicultural gathering whose vesicle life lies in the inspiration to blend the Ugandan ancient traditions with the modern trends. The festival is an annual arts gathering at the heart of the historical jinja city. The festival brings together people from diverse cultures and backgrounds to exchange knowledge, artistic skills, and life experiences, but also showcase and market their work. Every once a year, the world comes to the historical jinja to experience the tales of the African traditional cultures as they are being blended into the modern trends. The festival provides artists with a platform for joint learning, exhibitions and knowledge exchange, with aim to open international opportunities for local creatives. It is at the core of our purpose to produce innovative Unique concepts, outstanding and mind-bending performances and art works.

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Our approach to dance education is innovative and unique, and has resonated with our beneficiaries in ways that traditional strategies have not. We believe that our dance education project can reach a greater number of people and develop more professional and effective workshops and trainings if we expand through outside funding and other partnerships.. Join us today

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Nature is Mourning

Nature is Mourning is a one of the site specific dance theatre performances created and presented during our artistic research about environmental degradation and how we can use dance/arts as a means to communicate this issue. This site site specific idea came up as pilot concept for our big idea. The piece was created and performed by Koloto Siraji. Filmed by Jahnight photography. watch video here

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