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THE PLAYGROUND SHOW ( sponsored by SPORMEDIA DENMARK and KINDERKULTURKARAVAN)
The playground show toured around Denmark, Germany and  Bulgaria.
It was composed of 9 youngsters from Nafsi outreach programs and three youths(Nafsi artists as well) who accompanied them.
The success of the tour embraced a lot of positive output to both Nafsi and the teenagers and communities the got in contact with.

" When the bell rings all the children from different schools run to meet in an open field to play, the process of playing brings along learning, enjoyment and socializing. The entertaining show is full of dance, plays and stunning acrobatic skills. The play entails the life as it is in many  African communities, just like in the ancient times, the young learnt through playing together and copying what their elders did. The play signifies roles, gender, culture and arts. They Use available resources to make music and play. Working together as a community to form unity and find happiness, girls against boys competing with vibrant dances, music and acrobatic movement creates an African playing field. The whole show also entails the life and projects within Nafsi an organization which trains children in open fields and playing grounds in the slums within Nairobi, distracting them from negative social behaviors and using arts as a counseling and educative tool " 

Click the link below to see more Video/ Photos of THE PLAYGROUND SHOW and the Nafsi youngsters experiences in Europe.




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