Cut2Black, the events company awarded with the three-year contract to run the Joburg City’s Arts Alive Festival, are pleased to announce that Dance Umbrella, the internationally acclaimed contemporary dance festival, will become an integral part of the event for the duration of the contract.
“I am of mixed race. Black and White. I do not know how much of each. All I know is that I am me and that is what I would like you to see. Not your version of what you think I should be or an image of me that is comfortable for you to accept.”
An interactive dance/video collaboration between Nelisiwe Xaba and Mocke J van Veuren.
The Reed Dance is a colourful, cultural celebration that promotes respect for young women and preserves the custom of keeping girls as virgins until marriage.
Uncles, kings, big men, presidents, powerful men, VIP men, old women, strict aunties, young girls, purity, respect, heritage, tradition…