About The FestivalBatalo East Dance Fest is an annual festival promoting and safeguarding traditional and celebrating the fusion urban dance styles with traditional , through dance theatre, battles, performance showcases, exhibitions and cyphers. It is a social and cultural audience building space that promotes free interaction between different people based in uganda.

Batalo East Dance Fest also incorporates photography, film and music into this exhibition, profiling modern discourse on how traditional art forms can be merged with urban styles to create strong individuals and promote cultural development.

Thanks to everyone who participated and supported the Dance Fest since 2013 from Lohana Academy to the National Theatre.

Get ready for the next installment of the Dance Fest in August 2016, as we build an excellent and inclusive dance movement from Uganda to the world!


Festival Summaries

Below is a summary of the first traditional meets urban dance fest that Batalo east organized in 2013

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11807293_833778863396908_7654520262762310298_oBatalo Dance Festival summary report 3 coming soon

Batalo East Academy Gallery