Rwanda Dance Retreat

Schedule: 8th - 20th January 2019

This schedule is based on participants arriving on the 8th of January 2019. It is of course possible to arrive earlier. If you wish to arrive before the 8th, please get in touch and we will make sure we reserve your requested room for the dates before or after the retreat. The following times are possibly subject to change slightly, as we approach the retreat dates.

Day of arrival: Tuesday 8th January 2019

airport pick up
local SIM card purchase
exploring Kacyiru neighbourhood with local guide
food shopping
Guest will arrive at different times, will be collected from the airport and taken to their accommodation in Kacyiru
evening (time tbc.) welcome drinks and dinner at the house

Wednesday 9th January 2019

8:30-9am breakfast
9:15am pick up from B&B to dance studio in Kicukiro
10am - 11am yoga session with Hilde Cannoodt
11am - 12:30pm fusion belly dance with Hilde Cannoodt
12:30pm - 2pm lunch
2pm - 3:30pm Traditional Kinyarwandan dance with Sangwa Aline, director of Intayoberana (with live drumming)
3:30pm pick up from dance studio in Kicukiro to B&B

Thursday 10th January 2019

8:30-9am breakfast
9:15am pick up from B&B to dance studio in Kicukiro
10am - 11am yoga session with Hilde Cannoodt
11am - 12:30pm fusion belly dance with Hilde Cannoodt
12:30pm - 2pm lunch
2pm - 3:30pm Traditional Kinyarwandan dance with Sangwa Aline, director of Intayoberana (with live drumming)
3:30pm pick up from dance studio in Kicukiro to B&B

optional: from 6pm onwards: drinks at happy hour @Inema Arts Center in Kacyiru (2 for 1 drinks before 7pm)

Friday 11th January 2019

we start an hour later today in case Thursday becomes a late night
9:30-10am breakfast
10:15am pick up from B&B to dance studio in Kicukiro
11am - 12pm yoga session with Hilde Cannoodt
12am - 1:30pm fusion belly dance with Hilde Cannoodt
1:30pm - 3pm lunch
3pm - 4:30pm Traditional Kinyarwandan dance with Sangwa Aline, director of Intayoberana (with live drumming)
4:30pm pick up from dance studio in Kicukiro to B&B

to be confirmed: 7pm dinner at Sol E Luna: pizzeria - it is Hilde's birthday on the 11th January so anyone is welcome to come and celebrate!

Saturday 12th January 2019

6am - 5pm (time to be confirmed) pick up from B&B to Akagera Safari Park

Sunday 13th January 2019

11am brunch and swimming at Hotel Des Mille Collines (pick up and drop off from B&B to the hotel is arranged, time tbc)

Monday 14th January 2019

8:30-9am breakfast
9:15am pick up from B&B to dance studio in Kicukiro
10am - 11am yoga session
11am - 12:30pm fusion belly dance with Hilde Cannoodt
12:30pm - 1:30pm lunch (1 hour ! )
1:30pm - 3pm Traditional Kinyarwandan dance with Sangwa Aline, director of Intayoberana (with live drumming)
3pm pick up from dance studio in Kicukiro to Root Foundations
4pm - 5pm bellydance class with the children @Root Foundations + word from director Muragwa Cheez
5pm pick up from Root Foundations to B&B

Tuesday 15th January 2019

8:30-9am breakfast
9:15am pick up from B&B to dance studio in Kicukiro
10am - 11am yoga session
11am - 12:30pm fusion belly dance with Hilde Cannoodt
12:30pm - 1:30pm lunch (1 hour ! )
1:30pm - 3pm Traditional Kinyarwandan dance with Sangwa Aline, director of Intayoberana (with live drumming)
3pm pick up from dance studio in Kicukiro to B&B
5pm pick up from B&B to Intayoberana rehearsals
8pm pick up from Intayoberana rehearsals to B&B

Wednesday 16th January 2019

8:30-9am breakfast
9:15am pick up from B&B to dance studio in Kicukiro
10am - 11:30am  fusion belly dance with Hilde Cannoodt (no yoga session today!)
11:30pm - 1pm Traditional Kinyarwandan dance with Sangwa Aline, director of Intayoberana (with live drumming)
1pm lunch
2pm pick up from dance studio in Kicukiro to Genocide Memorial in Gisozi
5pm pick up from Genocide Memorial to B&B

Thursday 17th January 2019

8:30-9am breakfast
9:15am pick up from B&B to dance studio in Kicukiro
10am - 11am yoga session
11am - 12:30pm fusion belly dance with Hilde Cannoodt
12:30pm - 2pm lunch
2pm - 3:30pm Traditional Kinyarwandan dance with Sangwa Aline, director of Intayoberana (with live drumming)
3:30pm pick up from dance studio in Kicukiro to B&B

Friday 18th January 2019

8:30-9am breakfast
9:15am pick up from B&B to dance studio in Kicukiro
10am - 11am yoga session
11am - 12:30pm fusion belly dance with Hilde Cannoodt
12:30pm - 2pm lunch
2pm - 3:30pm Traditional Kinyarwandan dance with Sangwa Aline, director of Intayoberana (with live drumming)
3:30pm pick up from dance studio in Kicukiro to B&B

7pm farewell drinks: @ inzora rooftop cafe

Saturday 19th January 2019

11am pick up from B&B to root foundations
12pm Root Foundations Talent Show (performance opportunities for participants who wish to perform)
4pm pick up from Root Foundations to B&B

Sunday 20th January 2019

drop off at airport (for those who wish to stay longer, please contact Hilde is more time is to be booked at the B&B)