Dance of Hope strives to restore dignity and self-confidence to Ugandan children through teaching life skills, music, and the arts. The group of children, aged 12 to 18 years old, delivers a rich cultural experience packed with passionate rhythms, sensational sounds, and exhilaratingly colorful choreography. Performances explores the transformational power of music and dance to raise awareness and improve the way of life for the many children that are orphaned, displaced, or living in poverty. This vibrant music and dance spectacular features Africa’s newest cast of young performers, whose triumphant and inspiring human turnaround stories showcase a resilience born of sounds that enhance creativity, persistence, and change. Dance of Hope’s artistic director and producer, Kinobe, performed at the 2009 & 2010 Lotus World Music & Arts Festivals, as well as Lotus Blossoms in 2015.

Public Performances:
Thursday, March 29, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m., Monroe County Public Library Auditorium, Bloomington
Friday, March 30, 12:30 – 1:15 p.m., Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital, Indianapolis