The 7th annual Batalo Dance Fest will be in Kampala this year, and promises workshops, competitions and performances showcasing groundbreaking new fusion of traditional and urban dance.
On Saturday 31 August 2019 from noon/12 PM, over 100 talented dancers will battle it out in dance eliminations for Afro House, Krump, New style Hip Hop, Style Yake and all style crew battles, along with dance showcases and open workshops, all the way through to the finals. The DRC,Rwanda, Tanzania, Burundi, Ethiopia and Kenya dancers always bring strong competition – will the Ugandan dancers prevail and take the trophies?
On Sunday 1st September 2019 at 7 PM, Batalo East presents an evening of East Africa’s best hip hop and social development dance theatre performances in collaboration with over seven carefully-selected dance companies.
Come prepared to see the top choreography and social messages being produced by dancers throughout the region – impactful urban traditional fusion for your senses!