Lockdown in Uganda

Written by: Julius Byaruhanga We need your support! Uganda’s performing arts are bearing yet another impact of a nationwide shutdown declared by President Yoweri Museveni as part of efforts to contain the second wave of the coronavirus outbreak. The president ordered restrictions on movement of people, including use of public and private vehicles, motorcycles, and directed closure […]

Keiga Foundation launches ‘Empowering Women in Dance’ Project

March 1, 2021 | Written by Katarina Boland Women’s Day Celebration Rehearsals (edited) Original image by Alex Poper, Poperpics Studios  Contemporary dancers in Uganda face numerous challenges in terms of funds, resources, and training and performance opportunities. Despite these challenges, contemporary dance has been gaining recognition. Most noticeable is that women, as role players are still […]

Keiga Foundation Wins U.S. Embassy Grant COVID-19 Alumni Rapid Response Call

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) in Uganda awards Keiga Foundation just under $10,000  October 22, 2020 | Written by Julian Traidl The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a detrimental impact on the world’s population. The cultural arts community has been devastated, especially dancers. The dance scene in Uganda has been […]