Jikinya Dance Festival

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Country and Region ZimbabweMashonaland East
Type of Festival Dance
Location of Festival Avondale, Mashonaland East, Zimbabwe
Festival Contact Information

National Arts Council of Zimbabwe
2nd Floor, Education Service Centre
Upper East Road
Mount Pleasant
Harare, Zimbabwe
Phone: +263 4 304530
Fax: +263 4304510
Online email http://www.natartszim.co.zw/

Festival Description

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
Festival Links

http://www.natartszim.org/

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