International Workcamp on Cultural Development in
Description: Uganda PioneersI Association (UPA) is an indigenous youth voluntary Non-Government Organization (NGO) registered with the National NGO Bureau in Uganda, under ref No. S5914/114. The organization focuses on offering youths with the opportunity to contribute to community development by involving them in community projects through workcamps and international volunteer exchanges. The organisation is Not-for-Profit and does not represent any political, religious or sectarian motives.
Type of Work: . Traditional Dance: traditional dance lessons carried out by a trained instructor.aeuroModern Dance: Learn basics of a modern dance (Hip-Hop, Break-dance, Dancehallaeuro)aeuroDrama Workshop: There is the possibility to develop small scenes, depending on the skills of the participants.aeuroPerformances in traditional and modern dance at ( Bukomero local market street performance and Jam session in Kampala)aeuroFilming and capturing pictures and videos for the production of the troupe.
Accommodation: Accommodation:aeuroAccommodation will be in simple rooms.aeuroParticipants will be required to carry own mat and sleeping bag.aeuroThe camp site has simple bathrooms and pit latrines no showersaeuroA simple cooking shelter (Kitchen)aeuroParticipants are requested to bring with them mosquito nets.FoodaeuroThe food is basic and simple. Be ready to take the same dish for some days in a row.aeuroFruits can at times be availed for the campers from local markets.aeuroParticipants will chose food to prepare depending on the availability.aeuroWorkcampers will use charcoal or firewood to prepare the meals. aeuroIf you need more fruits/extra meals/special diet you can get it on your own cost.
Requirements: Participants shall be required to bring own sleeping bag, mat, pillow, mosquito net, sun cream, mosquito repellent, working gloves and boots/shoes. Light working clothes during working hours and warm clothes for nights, as it may turn out to be chilly or cold; Musical instrument (optional); torch or flash light; water purifiers (optional); Personal effects (i.e. soap, toothpaste, toiletries). It would be nice if you can bring your national flag, common art facts of your country, stories, games, pictures and local recipes. It would be helpful for the cultural presentations about your country and for any social interactions. Above all do not forget a happy and positive attitude. NB: Very short skirts, dresses and shorts (above the knee) will not be culturally welcomed.
Approximate Location: During the workcamp period the participants will visit the following places:aeuroVisit the community market in BukomeroaeuroClimbing the Kateera HillsNote: aeuroOther visits on the weekend, could include Kampala (Ghaddafi Mosque, Kasubi Tombs etc) or Entebbe (Wildlife in the National parks, Botanical garden or beaches) at the cost of interested volunteers.aeuroCultural Nights will be organized on different days for the different countries represented at the workcamp. Please carry along anything that can introduce your culture
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CH-SCI 12.6 Town hall for culture (Lichtensteig SG)
09 Dec 2018 - 22 Dec 2018
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