U.S. Embassy Sponsors DESTINO Dance Performance to Highlight Social Inclusion

Addis Ababa, November 23, 2016:  The U.S. Embassy is the lead sponsor of the 2016 DESTINO Dance Company Annual Performance. The performance at the Alliance Ethio-Française removes prejudices and stigma related to differently-abled people as well as highlights the power of dance for social inclusion. The show featured four contemporary dance performances and involved 30 dancers with all type of abilities, including a performance by local dance company Ethiopiawinet.

This event marks the beginning of a series of programs organized with the support of the U.S. Embassy to honor “International Day of Persons with Disabilities” on December 3.