Tunka: The AwArtMali project’s theatre caravan arrives in Burkina Faso
On Saturday, January 25, 2019 the AwArtMali theatre caravan is arrived in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), at the Gambidi space, a centre that gathers actors and musicians from different countries of West Africa, and staged tunka, the spectacle that constitutes the heart of a project that aims to raise awareness of the risks of migration.
THE AWARTMALI THEATRICAL CARAVAN IS IN MOTION
The theatrical adventure of the AwArtMali project is in the middle of the path, in a challenging and delicate phase. The 7 actors and 2 selected musicians, coming from Mali, Burkina Faso and Congo, led by the director Luca Fusi together with the playwright Ildeverd Meda, have dedicated three weeks to improvisation, building stories, ensemble movements, choral situations around the theme of emigration at the Gambidi space in Ouagadougou. The starting point were the testimonies collected and filmed in Mali, Spain and Italy by Maurizio Schmidt.
Telling migration and raising awareness also through theatre
A new mission to prepare a travelling show among the villages of Mali. Forom 9 to 16 June 2019, an Intalian-Burkinabé team carried out a mission in
Mali within the European project AwArtMali, coordinated by Tamat NGO and funded by the Asylum Migration and Inntegration Found (nAMInFor of the European Commission whose whose main objective is to raise awareness among the people of Mali about the risks of irregular immigration and, at the same time, to inform them of the socio-economic opportunities available in the African country.