Jikinya Dance Festival
|Country and Region||Zimbabwe — Mashonaland East|
|Type of Festival||Dance|
|Location of Festival||Avondale, Mashonaland East, Zimbabwe|
|Festival Contact Information|
National Arts Council of Zimbabwe
The National Arts Council of Zimbabwe first organized the Jikinya Dance festival in 2002 as a competitive festival among school-aged children. The aim is to preserve the rich cultural heritage of the country by showcasing various traditional dances. The festival involves primary school pupils from throughout Zimbabwe as a way to encourage the youth to appreciate and perform traditional Zimbabwean dances in a competitive program.
|Festival Dates||November 26, 2011|