February 11 - February 24
danceGATHERING is an annual Dance Lab and Anti-disciplinary Festival which takes place in Lagos Nigeria, it is co-curated by Qudus Onikeku, dancer, choreographer and artistic director of the QDance Center Lagos, and Onye Ozuzu, the Dean of the School of Arts, University of Florida USA.
danceGATHERING is coming back bigger and better in 2019. For this third edition whose theme is AFROSPACETIME, expect a potpourri of dancers, choreographers, visual artists, thinkers, scholars, scientists, DJs, Ifa Priests, capoeirist, film makers, multidisciplinary artists, community organizers, chefs, curators, designers, photographers, performance artistes, writers, singers, emcees, drummers, musicians, producers, philosophers and other inclassable mutants. All coming from various cities in Nigeria, Ghana, Uganda, South Africa, Eritrea, Benin republic, Senegal, Cameroun, Madagascar, UK, France, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Poland, Brazil, Uruguay, Mexico, Jamaica, Dominica and various cities in the USA… and the list keeps expanding.
This transatlantic gathering of AfroDiasporic and creative tribes, is going to be a unique experience on the African continent. The whole festival runs from 11th through 24th February 2019, with various laboratories and active collaborations. For international Guests who wish to attend the festival, our events will be open to the general public only from the 20th and ends with a massive street art intervention on 23rd and 24th February, which will see us close down broad street for the entire weekend.
For visas, hotel bookings and travel plans, please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org.