Hakim Zziwa was among the few privileged dancers that got into the annual danceWEB scholarship programme which is in line with the Impuls Festival in Vienna. In collaboration with the Goethe-Institut South Africa, the Goethe-Zentrum Kampala supported him, making his visit to Vienna possible. Now Hakim is back in Uganda, his suitcase packed with interesting impressions that will, as he says, affect his way of dancing and teaching dance in the future. Instead of receiving admiration, artists – in those days – were confronted with misunderstanding from all sides. „Everything that’s not a formal white-collar-job is not well-received by parents and elders“, Hakim says. An artistic development was not exactly a guarantee for sustaining a family. Read more….