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Annual Arts Festival goes digital amid the COVID-19 crisis

The annual Ubumuntu Arts Festival would’ve this year been celebrating its 5th year in production. In response to the current COVID-19 crisis, it’s shifted from its usual home at the Kigali Genocide Memorial Amphitheatre, to an online live experience, to take place in mid-July. But the organisers of this event felt that there was a more immediate response needed to reach out to those who may be troubled or frightened in the face of an uncertain future. Founder, Hope Azeda joins CNBC Africa for more.

Ubumuntu Arts Festival 2019 seek to break down barriers

Africa’s premier performing arts event for social change, Ubumuntu Arts Festival, kicks off today and it will bring together artists and performance troupes from 16 countries across the world under the theme ‘When Walls come-Truth’. Hope Azeda, Festival Curator and Founder of Mashirika Perfomance Arts joins CNBC Africa for more.