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Karibu Chamwino!

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February 10th, 2015

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Welcome to Chamwino! Chamwino village is located about an hour and a half away from Dodoma, Tanzania’s capital city. This is the heart of Gogoland, the homeland of the Gogo people (Wagogo). In the Gogo language (Kigogo) Chamwino means, ‘of salt’ – cha=of and mwino=salt, […]

2014 Festival: Call for Artists

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September 8th, 2013

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Applications are now accepted for Local, National and International Artists for our 7th Wagogo music festival to be held on 24-27 July, 2014. Send your application to admin@chamwinoarts.org (cc kmapana@yahoo.com) or The Director, Chamwino Arts Center, P.o. Box 17013 Chamwino, Dodoma, Tanzania. Deadline is 30th November, 2013

Wagogo music festival- less than two Months

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June 13th, 2013

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the power of ngoma (music, dance, cultural expression) is around the corner. If you have never heard or experience the power of ngoma, then do not plan to miss the Wagogo music festival. August 3-4, 2013 @ Chamwino village, in the central part of Tanzania.

Kedmon and Ufunuo group at Majeleko village

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January 2nd, 2013

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This was an amazing field trip for 2012 festival preparations. Are you interested in this kind of field trip? Do not plan to miss the 2013 festival August 2-42012 Festival preparation

2013 Festival: Call for artists

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December 27th, 2012

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Applications are now accepted for Local, National and International Artists for our 5th Wagogo music festival to be held on 2-4 August, 2013. Send your application to admin@chamwinoarts.org or The Director, Chamwino Arts Center, P.o. Box 17013 Chamwino, Dodoma, Tanzania. Deadline is 28th February, 2013

Grant award

Grant award

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March 10th, 2012

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Chamwino Arts Center just received a grant award from the  Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation to run the 2012 Wagogo music festival in Chamwino, Dodoma. Thanks to the people of Switzerland Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation

2011 Festival Donors and Sponsors

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October 30th, 2011

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CAC would like to thank all the donors and sponsors who supported the 2011 festival. Main donor: Barbara Lundquist, Mr.&Mrs. Kedmon Mapana, Mitchel Strumpf and Nina Froberg Sponsors: Patricia Campbell, Breakthrough patners, St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Chamwino Village, and the National Arts Council of Tanzania […]

2012 Festival: Call for artists

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October 30th, 2011

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Applications are now accepted for Local, National and International Artists for our 5th Wagogo music festival to be held on 28-29 July, 2012. Send your application to chamwinoartscenter@yahoo.com or The Director, Chamwino Arts Center, P.o. Box 17013 Chamwino, Dodoma, Tanzania.

2011 Festival Artists

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October 30th, 2011

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Sellected groups  to participate in the festival this year 2011. 1.Inueni Mioyo – Chamwino 2.Yerusalemu – Chamwino 3.New Pendo – Chamwino 4.Yeriko – Chamwino 5.Nyerere – Chamwino 6.Ndagwa(children) – Msanga 7.Nuru – Makoja 8.Ufunuo – Majeleko 9.Juhudi – Kawawa 10.Nyota – Majeleko 11.Nyota Njema (children) […]