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

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.

Résidence d’écriture avec Roland RUGERO et Marie Darrieussecq

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 […]


‘Mboka’ musical theatre For the public aged    Director: Carole Karemera Musical composition: Cecilia Kankoonda Lights: Ben Butera Technical director :   Judo Kanobana Scenography :   Alhadji Malenge et Carole Karemera Production Manager : Didacienne Nibagwire Actors : Solange Umuhire, Samuel Kamanzi, Joshua, Leon Mandari, Kimenyi Herve, Abdoul Mujyambere, Eliane Umuhire et Michael Sengazi   […]

Carole Umulinga Karemera

Carole Umulinga Karemera is the artistic director of Ishyo Arts Centre. Carole Karemera is a musician, saxophone player, actress, director and contemporary dancer. She joined the movie industry in 2002 and starred in films like ‘Sometimes in April’ directed by Raoul Peck, “Sounds of Sand”, directed by Marion Hansel and […]

Didacienne Nibagwire

Didacienne Nibagwire is Ishyo’s Project and Production Manager.


Jean d’Amour Uwonkunda

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Richard Murigande

Literature Project Manager Richard Murigande is a Rwandese, professor by profession. He studied literature in secondary school and arts and creative industry in the University of Rwanda. Richard has taught French, English and Swahili in the secondary school for four years. With Ishyo, Richard is working on the literature project […]

Sisulu Kajyambere

The Communications Officer of Ishyo Arts Centre  



Ishyo has been a partner of this unique outdoor music festival which brings together, every year since 2011, world-renowned artists from different horizons for live shows, organizes workshops for local aspiring artists, while creating a fun-filled family event with crafts sale, a children’s corner, a beer and food garden, etc. […]