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Cultural Arts Centre

| Tumaini University Makumira, Usa River, Arusha, Tanzania
+255 688 603 926
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Wow! What a show!

Went to the Tues afternoon performance. The dancers and drummers are amazing - so much energy! Had... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2018
Cindy H
Musician, music Educator

CAC is the best place to know and learn about Tanzanian culture and its people. Expressed through... read more

Reviewed March 14, 2018
husseinmasimbi
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The Cultural Arts Centre is a Project of Tumaini University Makumira to promote the unique cultural heritage of music and dance in Northern Tanzania. We offer high quality and high energy performances of traditional and fusion dancing and drumming. Visitors to the centre can also take part in workshops of drum making or traditional Tanzanian cooking, as well as learning to dance and drum, and tours of traditional Maasai and Meru bomas. Our brand new facilities (conference hall, 400 seater performance hall, dance studio) and AV equipment are available for rental, as is the performance group.
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| Tumaini University Makumira, Usa River, Arusha, Tanzania
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Went to the Tues afternoon performance. The dancers and drummers are amazing - so much energy! Had us riveted. Gorgeous new facility, loved that the instrument exhibit was hands on. Our family also participated in dancing and drumming workshops. The instructors did a great job...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

CAC is the best place to know and learn about Tanzanian culture and its people. Expressed through music and dance, authentically, Its definitely worth a visit if you are in Tanzania.

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Yes - it's exciting to take photos of amazing animals from a safari in Tanzania; or exhilarating to reach the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro; or incredibly rewarding to offer services as a volunteer missionary in this beautiful country; but if you'd like to return home...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

One of the most interesting Art centres in East Africa. Don´t miss a performance here! The Centre has a professional and serious approach

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Reviewed 11 October 2016

The CAC offers dancing performances of traditional dances from tribes of northern Tanzania, e.g. Maasai, Chagga and Meru. These performances are excellent. The dancers and drummers are very outgoing and include the audience in their shows. Every show is unique. Moreover the CAC offers drumbuilding...More

Thank Philipp Z
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

Our church mission team recently started our days in Tanzania with a presentation at the Cultural Arts Centre, associated with Tumaini University and Randall Stubbs near Arusha. It was a GREAT way to get an intro to Tanzanian culture and music. The performers were all...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2016

The Cultural Arts Center is still under construction, but the Cultural Arts Center dancers and musicians are allready performing there. There is a stage in the middle of the bush (easily reachable though), which makes the experience even better, I think. You can enjoy the...More

1  Thank Elina H
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