Full 9th Jibilika Dance Festival programme
The programme for the 9th Jibilika Dance Festival to be held in Mutare on 26 and 27 August 2016 is out.
Jibilika Dance Festival Plot Mhako director:
This year our message is young people have unlimited creative energy and potential which can transform and empower if put to good use. We want people to tap into that energy and be engaged and entertained.
The full programme below:
|9TH JIBILIKA DANCE FESTIVAL / 26-27 AUGUST 2016 / MUTARE|
|F R I D A Y|| |
|Accreditation, registration||Registration of Participants, event team, artists and partners|
|Community Outreach, Breaking Barriers|
|Taking dance to the community in an open class for beginners|
|Community Center, Sakubva|
|Discussion-Entrepreneurship workshop by Breaking Borders Africa Tour||A creative entrepreneurship workshop by Paul Modjadji (SA)||American Corner||12-1400||free|
|Street Cypher||A free community engagement platform that seeks to raise awareness on HIV, provide testing and counseling and entertain. It will be broadcast live for an hour.|
Partners: OPHID, PSI, YOUTH ALIVE, Diamond Fm radio
|Mutare City Centre (Meiklels Park||1500-1700||free|
|Official Opening||Official opening with the #Empowered Dreams performances to be officiated by the City Mayor (1 hour long) then followed by a cocktail reception for invited guests and partners.|
– Lethal Fam crew – Urban rehab dance theatre show (15min). A riveting production that tackles Drug Abuse and Hiv amongst the youth.
– 4Go10 Tribe Dance Company presents Broken Pavement (15) a moving real life story of a breakdancer born disabled who defied all odds to become of of Zimbabwe’s best ever bboys.
– Rhythm Re-Defined – Probeatz and Sylent Nqo (10min)
– (10min) introducing 3 upcoming, amazing beatboxers i.e Subxero, Raheem, Union 5 and 3 superbly talented young female vocalists Silencer, Mk47 and Lady G.
– Opening remarks from (10min max) : Mutare Mayor, US Embassy official, Jibilika Official.
|Queens Hall||1800-1930||Invited Guests|
|Film Screening-Dreams in motion (Hear me move) and discussion (Paul Mojaji) South African Yali 2015 fellow||HEAR ME MOVE –The son of a famous street dancer tries to discover the truth about his father’s tragic death 12 years prior. When he joins forces with his father’s dance partner, he finds himself embroiled in a bitter rivalry that pushes him to his limit.||Courtauld Theatre||2030-2130||free|
|S A T U R D A Y|
|Resilience workshop-Fitness workout with Paul Mudjadji (SA)|
|A morning workout session for dancers||Dancer’s residence||0600-0700||free|
|Break Away Sessions with STIMULUS/PAUL MUDJADJI|
Participants break into two groups to attend both programs running concurrently
|ZICOPA (Dare to Dream) facilitated by Jessica Tandy||All festival participants |
Testimonials from ProBeatz & Sylent
|11:30 – 12:15||free|
|Dance master class|
Master Class with Paul Modjadi and Ginger Wensky
|Beat box, spoken word workshop|
|– ProBeatz explores the basics of beatboxing|
– Re.spect conducts a conscious spoken word and hip hop clinic.
|Coutauld Theater Studio||free|
|Re-art the Urban /Thrift Shop |
|A platform to showcase and retail of urban fashion by Mutare artists and streetwear entrepreneurs running throughout the festival days||In front of Queens||Throughout the day||free|
|G-tel Solo Battles||Krump, Breaking and Hip hop solo dance battles|
|Courtauld Theatre dance studio||1300-1500||$2|
|Crews Battles||(Main festival event) All dance groups and a paying audience|
|Queens City Hall||1600-1900||$3|
|Afterparty Concert||Closing party with, Takura, MK 47, Lady G, Doubles, Silensor, Sky Walker, Dj Gunshot, Probeatz.|
|Queens City Hall||2000-2200|