‘Our house’ the co-production of Ishyo and Helios Theater premieres in Rwanda on the 06th November 2016

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OUR HOUSE

A co-production of Ishyo Arts Centre and Helios Theatre

For everyone aged 10 years +, Length: 1hour

 

‘I was born

I was born in

I was born in a room

I was born in a room in a house

I was born in a room in a house in a neighborhood

I was born in a room in a house in a neighborhood in a city

I was born in a room in a house in a neighborhood in a city in a country

I was born in a room in a house in a neighborhood in a city in a country in the world’

(Excerpt of Our House)

 

Our house is a theatre play exploring the questions of home and house in a time where people are sometimes forced to leave theirs, building new lives and new relationships in different countries, with different cultures (more…)

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Keziah Jones Live in Kigali on the 25th September 2016

 

 

img-20160911-wa0005The Nigerian innovator, artist, singer, songwriter and musician will perform his trademark of Blues and Funk in a full live concert in Kigali on the 25th September 2016 starting from 5pm!

Keziah Jones has countless singles including his best such as ‘Beautiful Emilie’, ‘Rhythm is love’, ‘Simply beautiful’ etc.

He has also worked with various famous artists such as Lenny Kravitz, The Rolling Stones, Amadou&Myriam  etc. (more…)

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“Our House”, the co-production of Ishyo Arts Centre and Helios Theatre

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“You don’t live here anymore.”

The Ensemble of “Our House” is now reunited and in the midst of in the third and last set of rehearsals before the premiere.

How to build a house? What is it like living in this house? Where is it safer – inside or outside? What is it like to leave the house? What if, when you come back later, it is no longer here – or suddenly inhabited by other people? (more…)

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Mboka The Musical performances on the 11th and 12th August 2016 at Rwanda Revenue Authority Hall

 

Ishyo Arts Centre brings you the amazing performances of  ‘Mboka The Musical’ on Thursday the 11th and Friday the 12th August 2016 at 7pm . Directed by Carole Karemera with an incredible cast including Eliane Umuhire, Carole Karemera, Michael Sengazi, Eric Soul, Eric 1Key, Nirere Shanel, Moise Mutangana, Samuel Kamanzi, Mani Martin, Patrick Nyamitali, Peace Jolis and Weya Viatora. (more…)

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Café littéraire :’La mémoire au féminin’ avec Véronique Tadjo et Elise Rida Musomandera

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Espace Madiba a le plaisir de vous convier au Café
Littéraire en présence des auteures Véronique Tadjo et Elise Rida
Musomandera, jeudi le 23 juin 2016 à partir de 18h30.
Ce moment d’échanges qui aura pour thème ‘La mémoire au féminin’
se tiendra dans l’Espace Madiba, la bibliothèque d’Ishyo. (more…)

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Résidence d’écriture avec Roland RUGERO et Marie Darrieussecq

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Du 4 au 7 Mai 2016, Ishyo Arts Centre et l’Institut Français du Rwanda ont organisé une résidence d’écriture à Gisenyi dans l’ouest du Rwanda avec des jeunes auteurs de la sous-région (Rwanda, Burundi et la R.D.C). La résidence avait pour thème « du réel à la fiction, de l’écriture journalistique à la fiction». La résidence était animée par le Burundais Roland RUGERO, l’auteur de BAHO et la française Marie DARRIEUSSECQ, auteure de « Truisme ».

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Pourquoi écrivons-nous ? interrogea Roland RUGERO. Chacun de participants avait répondu à cette question. Faire sortir mes idées avait répondu NZAMBAZA Vivine. Par la passion, instruire, pour passer un message avait répondu Féfé Kalume. Pour ne pas me retrouver en enfer, dit Freddy SABIMBONA. Pour changer les jours impies en jour meilleurs, ajouta KANYANA. Exprimer ma liberté absolue, déclara Obed TEMBA. Partager mes idées, dit BUTERA Yvan. Parce que je suis poussé, répondit GANZA Moise. (more…)

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