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2018 Wagogo Music Festival

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April 16th, 2018

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JULY 26-29, 2018 @ Chamwino Ikulu Village, Dodoma   Over 60 groups will be performing this year. The good thing about this festival is not about sitting and watching is about participation for everybody. If you have any questions, kindly email us at  admin@chamwinoarts.org

The 10th Wagogo Music Festival

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December 14th, 2017

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  Save the dates….. its 26 – 29, 2018 The joy of music

9th Chamwino Music Festival

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May 1st, 2017

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Dates for the 9th Chamwino Music Festival are 21-23 July, 2017. This year’s theme is Fighting Corruption through the Arts, Kupiga vita rushwa kupitia sanaa. 70 groups have been selected to participate. Email admin@chamwinoarts.org for more information! Karibu Chamwino!  

Projects, Programs, and Preparations

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May 11th, 2016

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This month we’ve got lots going on here at the Chamwino Arts Center. Here’s a rundown of the projects and programs in progress here in Chamwino Ikulu. Earlier this year, our Director came into contact with a Seattle based group called Construction for Change (CfC). […]

Youth development and exchange in Europe and Africa

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February 5th, 2016

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In 2013, the Chamwino Arts Center was approached with a proposal to participate in a project called Art for Social Change. Proposed by the Open Space Foundation in Sofia, Bulgaria this project cultivates young people in Uganda, Italy, Bulgaria and Tanzania through non-formal educational experiences […]

Arts Classes, Madarasa la sanaa

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January 19th, 2016

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Although the Festival is still many months away, the CAC staff have not been idle these last few months. In November we hosted our first round of Arts Classes for children. For six weeks volunteer teachers taught drawing, games, and music, each one day a […]

The U.S. Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation

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January 5th, 2016

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Last month the Chamwino Arts Center had the honor to submit an application to the American Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP). In their own words, “The U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) supports the preservation of cultural sites, cultural objects, and forms of […]

Partnership

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November 2nd, 2015

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With warm gratitude and thanks, we appreciate every individual and organization that has sponsored the Chamwino Ngoma Festival in its eight year history. Without this support, the CNF would not happen. Some of our major partners have included St. Peter’s Anglican Church in Chamwino, everyone […]

22-24th July, 2016

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October 28th, 2015

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Dates for the next Chamwino Ngoma Festival are 22-24th July, 2016. This year’s theme is Culture and Peace, Tamaduni na Amani. Now accepting applications for performing groups. Space is limited to 30 groups: 25 from the Chamwino area, and 5 from outside the Chamwino area. […]

2015 Festival Postponed

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August 5th, 2015

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We are sorry to inform you that due to a series of unfortunate events the 2015 Chamwino Ngoma Festival has been postponed. Keep your eyes here or follow us on Twitter (@ChamwinoArts) for updates and for the new dates. You are still warmly welcome to […]