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Rwanda Workshop Tour: Traditional Pottery and Handicrafts

Known for its cultural heritage, it can be difficult to know where to visit for insight into Rwanda’s traditional art and design. Discover traditional pottery and handicrafts on a workshop tour of Musanze, learning from locals and enjoying the hands-on opportunity to build your own bow and arrow, using historic techniques.
  • Duration: 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.00 USD
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Candle Dipping and Hive Making

Become part of a beekeeping cooperative for the day. The morning begins with a drive to a nearby village, where you and your Azizi Life interpreter will be welcomed by the men and ladies of the cooperative.After introductions from your hostess, a morning of family chores begins. You collect water from the valley spring, prepare the fire for candle dipping and gather the materials and learn how to make your own traditional beehive.At noontime, you’ll share a simple local meal with your host family, with plenty of time to chat and learn about each other’s lives. After lunch, you will join with the artisan cooperative for an afternoon of candle making. You will learn how to prepare the wax, and then the artisans will teach you how to dip your own pair of bees wax candles that you get to take home with you. You will love working with the artisans as you dip and laugh together.
  • Duration: 5 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00 USD
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Imigongo Painting Class

Years ago in the time of the Rwandan Kings, there once was a prince who decided to decorate his house by molding geometric shapes onto the wall of his hut using cow dung.  In time, this technique was developed into a popular form of traditional Rwandan art called “Imigongo.”  During your workshop, you will learn the history of Imigongo Art in Rwanda.  You will then paint your own chosen Imigongo (cow dung Art) to take away with you.
  • Duration: 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$6.25 USD
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Pottery Pig Painting Class

Come along to our Kigali Studio and paint a Piggy.  The Pigs are made from clay in the rural communities of Rwandan and fired in the traditional clay.  They make a wonderful gift which you can personalise by painting your own.  You also chose the African fabric ear's and tail.  This is a wonderful activity to do with Kids but fun for the whole family too.
  • Duration: 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$6.50 USD
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Imigongo (cow dung art) Experience

Years ago in the time of the Rwandan Kings, there once was a prince who decided to decorate his house by molding geometric shapes onto the wall of his hut using cow dung.  In time, this technique was developed into a popular form of traditional Rwandan art called “Imigongo.”  During your Experience, you will learn the history and technique of Imigongo art and then make your own piece to take away with you. At noontime, you’ll share a simple local meal with your artisan teacher, with plenty of time to chat and learn about each other’s lives. After lunch, it is back to your own work of art with sanding and painting.  You will love being with the artisan, and we can assure you whilst you work together you will also be laughing together. The day finishes with a cold Fanta and a chance to think back over the highlights of the day whilst also shopping for some souvenirs in the fair trade gift shop. 
  • Duration: 5 to 8 hrs
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 to 8 hrs
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00 USD
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Traditional Drumming and Dancing Class in Rwanda

Shake a leg and catch a beat during this 3-hour traditional Rwandan dancing and drumming lesson. Get a sense for the basic steps of Rwandan dancing, and learn about the style’s history. After a little practice you’ll test out your moves in a performance led by your instructors. You’ll continue the day with a course in traditional drumming and a chance to improvise a few beats of your own. Finish your excursion with some souvenir shopping for traditional handicrafts. Your dancing and drumming course includes a guide and bottled water.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.00 USD
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