24 Nov 2006. Mapenzi Tamu/L'amore buono (Good Love) is a theatre project of acclaimed actor and director Marco Baliani and the African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF), with the participation of young people living in Nairobis Dagoretti slum and Italian jazzman Paolo Fresu. Combining song, dance and comedy drama, the show examines the spread of HIV/AIDS and the issues of prevention and personal responsibility. Baliani began working with AMREF in 2002, developing theatre as a way of educating and rehabilitating Nairobis street children. In 2005 together with AMREF he won the Italian Ubu prize for theatre for Pinocchio Nero (The black Pinocchio), a play about street children in the Kenyan capital. 18.30. Entry free. In collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute.

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Address Kenya National Theatre, off Harry Thuku Road. For information contact Italian Cultural Institute, tel. +254 (0) 20-4451266/7, email: iicnbi@iicnairobi.org.

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Theatre against AIDS in Nairobi.

Kenya National Theatre, off Harry Thuku Road. For information contact Italian Cultural Institute, tel. +254 (0) 20-4451266/7, email: iicnbi@iicnairobi.org.