KAGOGOS (child soldier in Central Africa)
UNCB UGANDA NATIONAL CONTEMPORARY BALLET
presented a new powerful and moving production advocating for the child soldiers all over the world at the National Theatre in Kampala.
Choreography by Valerie Miquel,
Music composed by Niktus, Werner Goos, Henning Brand,
Live Percussion by Samuel Nalangira,
and 8 Ugandan dancers/drummers
KADOGOS (60 minutes)
(Name to design a child soldier in Central Africa)
“I would like to give you the message that a 12 years old former Ugandan child soldier Robert has given me: “Please do your best to tell the world what is happening to us, the children. So that other children don't have to pass through this violence.” Valerie Miquel
August 2007 Valérie Miquel made a trip in the area of Gulu /frontier of Sudan at the end of the war (North of Uganda) to meet former children soldiers, visit refugee camps...In 2013 she goes back to Gulu to meet the former child soldiers and the last escaped Ugandan child soldiers (now adults) from Central Africa.
She has choosen to use her art to advocate for the child soldiers and to keep the promise made to the children soldiers to speak for them through her art.
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