Maputo

Sitting on the west side of Maputo Bay overlooking the Indian Ocean, Maputo is divided into two distinct parts: the colonial Cidade cimento, occupying the areas closest to the sea, and the indigenous Canio, stretching further inland. The former is inhabited by middle- and high-income Mozambicans and...

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Horacio Macuacua

Mozambique's top contemporary dancer and choreograper, Horacio Macuacua, talks about the creation of his work Migrations to Paradise and the importance of residencies.
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Ntsoana Dance Company

The South African Ntsoana dance company performs Afrika, after its 10-day residency with a Pamoja arts residency programme in Maputo. Sello Pesa, the artistic director and choreographer of the Joh...
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Centauros

In this interdisciplinary contemporary dance performance choreographer Pak Ndjamena and visual artist Rafael Bordal Mouzinho base their inspiration on the centaur from Greek mythology - half horse, ha...
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Contemporary dance festival Maputo

Performances of this contemporary dance festival showcase the results of the two months of work with schools in and around Maputo. The programme, which began in May, has focused on contemporary dan...
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Kinani Contemporary Dance Festival

The theme of this fifth edition is globalisation and culture. Although the festival focuses on national dance there are also participants from Belgium, Germany, Portugal, South Africa, Senegal and...
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Dance Contest: Post Amatodos

7 June 2012. This dance contest, entitled Post Amatodos, was launched by the United States of America Embassy in Maputo through the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) on 1 Decem...
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Ningyo contemporary dance performance.

30 August 2009. Cape Town Swiss Arts Council in conjunction with the French-Mozambican Cultural Centre present "Ningyo" by the contemporary dance company Nicole Seiler. The one-hour piece features a c...
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Mâ Ravan’ dance theatre.

20 May 2009. Contemporary dance theatre performance by the Theatre Taliipot company from Reunion Island, inspired by the ravanne, the traditional drum used on the Indian Ocean islands, in east Africa,...
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Contemporary dance at the CCFM.

16 Sept 2008. Ketly Noel from Mali and Nelisiwe Xada from South Africa perform in
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Augusto Cuvilas’

29 May 2008. The Centre Culturel Franco-Mozambicain (CCFM) presents the late Augusto Cuvilas
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Contemporary dance in Maputo.

1-10 Nov 2007. The second edition of the annual International Dance Platform in Maputo has the aim of promoting the work of new and emerging contemporary dance companies from southern Africa and the I...
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Contemporary dance at the CCFM.

5 July 2007. Two young Mozambican dancers and choreographers present their solo works at the French-Mozambican Cultural Centre in Maputo. The programme consists of
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?Passo em feminino

25 May 2007. This dance work by renowned Mozambican choreographer Maria Helena Pinto explores what is means to be a woman in the context of modern day society. Starring Maria Gil with music by Am
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Contemporary dance performance.

9 Nov 2006. Dancers from Mozambique, Madagascar and South Africa perform in a collaborative work organised by Mozambican dance company CulturArte with support from ProHelvetas and the Franco Mozambica...
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Contemporary dance performance.

19 Oct 2006. French/Canadian/Mozambican dance company Projet in Situ performs at the Scala Cinema in Maputo. The show is part of a work in progress that has seen or will see the company travel to four...
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Augusto Cuvilas dances.

13 July 2006. Mozambican choreographer and dancer Augusto Cuvilas performs his own work El tango de la Muerte at the French-Mozambican cultural centre. Born in 1971, Cuvilas studied dance at the Natio...
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Madame K and Lui.

24-25 Feb 2006. Swiss choreographer and multi-media specialist Nicole Seiler is in Maputo as part of a southern African tour with two solo pieces combining dance and video projections. Madame K, dance...