Culture - Dance
  • Abidjan to host 1st International contemporary dance and scenography festival
    03 july 2012 22:13:41
    Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire (PANA) - The first edition of the international contemporary dance and scenography festival dubbed "Afrik Urbanarts" will take place from 5 to 8 July in Abidjan, organizers told PANA on Tuesday. Full text...

  • Senegalese choreographer forms new dance company for women
    06 january 2012 11:43:59
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - A new contemporary dance company composed exclusively of women and called "Jigéen Jant-Bi" has been established by Senegalese choreographer and dancer Germaine Acogny . Full text...

  • "Kaay Fecc" dance festival off Wednesday in Dakar
    31 may 2005 22:53:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- The third of the international "all- dance" festival dubbed "Kaay Fecc" (wolof for Come Dance) will be held 1-5 June in Dakar. Full text...

  • Senegal's second city holds sacred dances Festival
    05 april 2004 21:47:00
    Thies- Senegal (PANA) -- Residents of Senegal's second largest city, Thies, have hailed the success of the first sacred dances Festival held 2-3 April with the participation of troupes from Benin, Morocco and Mauritania. Full text...

  • Antananarivo to host international dance festival
    29 october 2003 23:39:00
    Antananarivo- Madagascar (PANA) -- The third edition of the international biennial dance festival, Sanga III would be organised here on 8-15 November. Full text...

  • Ordinary Sudanese use dance to heal rifts of war
    28 july 2003 16:24:00
    Wau- Sudan (PANA) -- In Sudan, a tribal dance is usually a private affair, off-limits to outsiders. Full text...

  • Third Pan-African Dance Festival underway in Kigali
    02 september 2002 16:52:00
    Kigali- Rwanda (PANA) -- Dance troupes from several African countries an Belgium are participating in the third Pan-African Dance Festival, which entered its second day in Kigali Monday. Full text...

  • New African dance school created in Senegal
    22 may 2002 21:13:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Senegalese choreographer Germaine Acogny has inaugurated an international school of African dances dubbed "Jant Bi" at Toubab Dialaw about 40-km from Dakar, the national capital. Full text...

  • Sun City hosts Africa's freestyle dance extravaganza
    22 april 2002 20:59:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- More than 500 South African and overseas dancers will gather at Sun City's Superbowl from Friday to Sunday to take part in the famous Battle of the Giants All Styles Dance Festival. Full text...

  • South Africa in gear for gigantic dance festival
    21 february 2002 12:35:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- More than 500 South African and overseas dancers will gather at Sun City's Superbowl for three days beginning 26 April to participate in the famous Battle of the Giants All Styles Dance Festival. Full text...

  • Dance and music festival underway in Bangui
    24 january 2002 23:53:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- The traditional dance festival in Central African Republic was currently being held in Bangui. Full text...



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