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 trust in the energy and potential of young people. For years, we have/are working to mentor 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 arts 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 art works. The festival provides artists with a platform for joint learning, performances, educational workshops, exhibitions and knowledge exchange, with aim to open opportunities for both local and international 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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MEET THE ARTIST IN RESIDENCY

Amany Atef will be joining us the beginning of 2022 in march. She will be developing her artistic works alongside working as a contemporary and ballet teacher for the Jinja and neighboring communities. Under the creative direction of Ensibuko, she will also develop new works with the girls on different topics of gender and inclusion. Thank you to Fanak Fund for supporting her work with us. Amany Atef is a freelance dancer, Choreographer, Contemporary dance instructor, and actress. Shestudied drama (acting & directing) for theater for four years, it’s her bachelor’s degree in college, andthen she worked as a professional

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