East African Nights of Tolerance

The East African Nights of Tolerance (EANT) Festival is an initiative organized by Amizero Dance Kompagnie of Rwanda and sponsored by the Prince Claus Foundation.  From November 3 to 10, 2012, dance companies from Rwanda, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya,...

Changing Our Attitudes Towards Children

By Sanja Elezovic, RDDC/Bosnia-Herzegovina July 29, 2012 “Children are not mean, so don’t try to fix them; instead, let’s change our attitude towards them.”   Sometimes I wonder what is the purpose of so many rules, regulations and laws – especially...

Learning from Children

By Sanja Elezovic, RDDC/Bosnia-Herzegovina June 10, 2012 For nearly one year now, Rebecca Davis Dance Company (RDDC) and its local partner organization, RINGO, have diligently and patiently worked with children at Egipatsko Selo every day. Egipatsko Selo is a center...

A Guinean Training Center in Full Evolution

April 28, 2012 Fode Chouaibou KEITA The Gangan Center of Arts and Acrobatics is a training center for children living in difficult conditions in Kindia.  It was created on March 24, 2008, in Kindia at Maison des Jeunes (the House of Youth).  After creating a...