New Works presents
All Over the Map: Indangamirwa Traditional Dance Group
Sunday August 11, 2019, 1 and 3pm
Performance Works, Granville Island
The event takes place on the outdoor stage at Ron Basford Park. In case of rain the performance moves inside Performance Works.
Free Public Event
Primarily a passion project, Indangamirwa Traditional Dance Group (ITDG) is a dance troupe dedicated to the preservation, education and appreciation of traditional Rwandan music, dance and culture. Since its inception in 2015, ITDG has championed its mission through performances and creative partnership programs with communities and renowned artists. The group is based in Vancouver BC and its members are inhabit in different cities of Lower Mainland. For ITDG, traditional music and dance are not merely a means of entertainment, but rather a means to educate, communicate and preserve their ancestral background all while fostering togetherness. Indangamirwa is a Kinyarwanda word which is loosely translated to mean ‘those that are admired or looked upon’
Indangamirwa boasts an entourage of 8 carefully trained active members, including four founding members with a strong professional background in Traditional Rwandan Dance.
Founding Members: Angelique Muhorakeye, Delphine Baragahoranye, Liliane Mbabazi. Dancers: Claire Mukabasinga, Nancy Kazumba
Guests Artists: Muco w’abarundi and Ezra Kwizera.