Monthly Archives: November 2011

“As the drum beats, so the dance goes …”

Such a beautiful post by Claire Morrow, a volunteer teacher at Les Enfants de Dieu, about our hip hop project with the centre, that I’ve pasted the whole text below (or you can read it on Claire’s blog): “Happiness. Joy. … Continue reading

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Street dance for street kids: Phase 2

The team’s visit to Kigali has given the former street children at Les Enfants de Dieu the basic breaking moves and resources – music and films – to enable them to continue to develop their skills. We now need to … Continue reading

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A trip to Kimiranko market with Pervez and Bret

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Goodbyes

So, yesterday we had a big jam session and hip hop party. All the boys of Les Enfants de Dieu and the dancers we have worked with at Ishyo came together at Les Enfants to break. Then we had a … Continue reading

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Future plans …

On Tuesday, Kate, Rafiki, and I met with Carole Karemera and Nadia Nkawa from Ishyo Arts Centre, where we have been running the masterclasses for young breakdancers. We discussed how together we can make the work we have done continue … Continue reading

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Some more photos …

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Les Enfants de Dieu kids are kicking it!

After a day off yesterday, which found Pervez and Bret breakdancing in Kimiranko market, to the vast entertainment of the local people, and playing football with the kids back at the centre, today we’ve had a whole day working with … Continue reading

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