International Workcamp on Skills training in Traditional Music, Dance and Drama.
Starts: Wednesday, 1 June, 2016 06:00am
Ends: Wednesday, 1 June, 2016 09:00am
UPACT offers the opportunity for international volunteers to take part in work camps with the troupe. UPACT has been successfully organizing work camps with volunteers since 1995. For three weeks you are invited to learn a range of dances and to create new musical instruments and costumes for the benefit of the troupe.
This opportunity provides a brilliant cultural exchange between locals and people from all over the world.
Project host. UPA Cultural Troupe (UPACT) branch is committed to promoting peace and unity through community sensitization and awareness campaigns using music, dance and drama. The Cultural troupe started in 1994 as a pilot project of UPA. The troupe was started mainly to be used for promoting and preserving cultures, running awareness campaigns, fundraising and marketing UPA and her activities at all levels.
Project date. June 1st - 21st 2016.
Duration. 3 weeks
Location.Kyebando village is located in Wakiso Sub-county, Wakiso District. It’s 16 Kilometres along Kampala-Hoima Road and borders with Nansana Town Council in South.
Project Objectives. - To promote intercultural cooperation among youth and other groups. - To make musical instruments for the troupe school and community. - To enhance Educational awareness through Art and craft making, music, dance and drama. - To enhance knowledge and skills sharing through music, dance and drama.