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European Union Delegation to the African Union name Aïda as
Artistic Director of MAISHA 

MAISHA (Swahili word for ‘life’) is a cooperation initiative between the European Union and African Union to strengthen the relationships between the people of both continents through the power of art.


 Bridging cultures through Afro-European collaboration

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Launching of the interview with Aïda Colmenero Dïaz  

Premiered in spain at the Mercat de les Flors. in 2023, aïda colmenero dïaz company is invited to present the work 'kolochi baw' at the Pina Bausch Zentrum in Wuppertal as a national premiere in Germany and to carry out an artistic residency in Lichbturg, the historic space where Pina Bausch created most of her repertoire. This interview explores into the creation process of the work 'kolochi baw' and captures the passage of the company in Wuppertal, becoming the first Spanish choreographer invited to these two renowned spaces for the Universal history of Dance.


"Kolochi Baw" dance theater piece tour in Germany at Pina Bausch Zentrum & Punpenhaus Theater

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Pina Bausch Fellow 2021

"the jury was unanimous in its embrace of Aïda Colmenero Dïaz and her co-partner Antonio Tavares‘ fellowship. the candidate shows a lifelong commitment to a dialogue on decolonization of knowledge and power dynamics be-tween the global north and the global south, dialogue in ways that read as sincere and sustainable. the maturity of both, candidate and co-partner was noted by the jury“

First Spanish choreographer to received this award


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