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6thAnnual Mbongui Square Festival 2019

Date of Festival: December 20, 21, & 22 
Locations: Shawl Anderson Dance Center (Berkeley) 
& Idora Park Project Space (Oakland)

Mbongui Square Festival promotes the intersectionality of art forms and encourages ethnic diversity. This event creates a bridge between local, national and international artists to enrich the local experience and reinforce the vision of a society that coalesces through the art of dance, music, spoken word poetry, and visual arts.

In the Kongo language of Central Africa, Mbonguiis a place where the community gathers. Mbonguimeans togetherness and it upholds values of hospitality, free speech, justice, equity, and moral societal codes. To learn more about the festival, visit:

Kiandanda Dance Theater invites dance, music, spoken word and visual art artists to submit their existing work to be considered for the Mbongui Square Festival in December 2019. 

Participating in this festival provides artists with performance opportunity, publicity, generous tech support, a videographer and photographer to document your performances, as well as hospitality in the spirit of the Mbongui (community).Please, direct any questions to


Entry Fee:

Fee Detail: 
$75 Application fee
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