Too often, people tend to focus on what divides them rather than what we have in common.In that regard, art and culture can play an important role in bringing people together and reminding us of the many things we share. As part of ongoing efforts to promote cultural understanding and acceptance, the U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce that KEIGWIN+COMPANY, an electrifying contemporary dance group from New York, at the National Theatre on March 13, 2017.
This performance will also feature several local dance groups in Addis, and culminate in a joint piece featuring KEIGWIN+COMPANY with dancers from Addis Ababa. KEIWGIN+COMPANY’s visit to Ethiopia is sponsored by DanceMotion USA, a program of the U.S. Department of State and produced by the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
DanceMotion USA facilitates cultural exchange by promoting and fostering international dialogue about the arts with administrators and technical theater professionals. Through roundtable discussions and training workshops, DanceMotion USA encourages sharing of best practices and seeks to establish a network of global colleagues. The program also brings foreign artists to the U.S. to collaborate with American artists, expanding the cross-cultural exchange.
You areinvitedto attend the dance performance at:
Date: Monday, March 13, 2017 at 6:15 pm
Venue: National Theater
Please RSVP to Zelalem Befekadu (091-150-9522) or Ali Suleiman (091-1509-510).
Source: U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.