Sukuma Museum

Bujora Cultural Centre – Kisesa, Mwanza, Tanzania.

Workshop in Sukumaland 2016

Join the two-week workshop in Sukumaland!

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Now you have the unique opportunity to experience the Sukuma Culture up close.
Bujora Cultural Centre invites you to join Warsha 2016.

Warsha is the Swahili word for Workshop. Utamaduni is swahili for culture.

Warsha 2016 is a two-week workshop for all who are interestet in learning about Sukuma culture, song, dance and drums
The program will include:
• Workshop in song, dance and drumming with WanaCesilia Dance Troupe
• Two visits to local villages
• Workshops with local dance groups
• A whole day of singing with famous song makers
• Dance competitions with 10 differet Sukuma dance groups

Furthermore a guided tour at The Sukuma Museum will be arranged. Besides there will be an oppertunity to learn how to cook traditional Sukuma food and to build your own Sukuma drums.

Program Warsha 2016
Day 1: Day of arrival. All participants will be welcomed in Mwanza airport and ascorted to Bujora. Accommodation will be provided for all participants
Day 2: Basic swahili for all interested. Guided tour at the Sukuma Museum. Welcome dinner and party for all participants
Day 3: Workshop in song, dance, and drums with WanaCesilia Dance Troupe
Day 4, 5, 6: A three-day visit to a local village. Workshops with local dance groups
Day 7: rest
Day 8: Workshop in song, dance, and drums with WanaCesilia Dance Troupe
Day 9, 10: A two-day visit to a local village. Workshops with local dance groups
Day 11: Day of singing. Wigasha: Song competition. Different traditional song marsters will attent and perform at Bujora
Day 12: Day of dancing. Shindano; Dance competition. 10 different dance groups will attent and perform at Bujora. Including all of the groups we have seen and visited through the weeks. Goodbye dinner and party
Day 13: Day of departure. The participants will be escorted to Mwanza Airport

Warsha will be held between 11th and 23th of January 2016

Prices:
18 years+ 4.000 DKK (Danish kroner)
14 – 17 years 2.500 DKK
7 – 13 years 1.500 DKK
3 – 6 years 500 DKK
0 – 3 years Free

The price includes food, accommodation and all transportation in Sukumaland in connection to Warsha 2016

If you are interested to participate in the workshop a travel meeting will be held as explained above.
Registration deadline 1 of November 2015.
To sign up or if you have any questions regarding Warsha 2016, please contact: warsha2016@sukumamuseum.org

For enrollment and questions please send an email to warsha2016@sukumamuseum.org

Download an PDF-brochure about “Warsha 2016” by clicking here.