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‘A PICASSIANA DANCE’ – AN OYO DANCE TRIBUTE TO ICONIC ARTIST PABLO PICASSO

Pablo Ruiz Picasso (born October 25, 1881, in Spain – died April 8, 1973, in France) was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, and stage designer, one of the greatest and...

‘LUKAS’ TO MAKE HISTORY AS THE FIRST NAMIBIAN FILM TO SCREEN IN CINEMAS IN SOUTH AFRICA

Following its successful premiere at Ster Kinekor Grove Mall on 01 February 2024 ‘Lukas’, the Ombetja Yehinga Organisation (OYO) latest film, will make history as being the first Namibian film to...

Bringing services to Katutura

Since 2020, people have focussed on COVID-19 and forgotten about HIV. When interviewing young people, OYO found out that they know little about HIV and often don’t know their HIV status. ...

‘Lukas’ to premiere on 01 February

Over the years, it has produced internationally acclaimed movies such as ‘Salute!’ (first ever Namibian film nominated as Best Film Southern Africa at the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards), ‘Kukuri’ and...

‘A PICASSIANA DANCE’ – AN OYO DANCE TRIBUTE TO ICONIC ARTIST PABLO PICASSO

Pablo Ruiz Picasso (born October 25, 1881, in Spain – died April 8, 1973, in France) was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, and stage designer, one of the greatest and...

REMEMBERING JOHNNY – AN OYO DANCE TRIBUTE TO FRENCH SINGER JOHNNY HALLYDAY

Jean-Philippe Leo Smet, better known by his stage name Johnny Hallyday, was a French rock’n’roll and pop singer and actor, credited for having brought rock’n’roll to France. During a career spanning...

HEAR ME – MAKING ARTS ACCESSIBLE TO CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

The Ombetja Yehinga Organisation (OYO) is a Namibian NGO aiming at creating social awareness using the Arts.  ‘We use the Arts because the Arts appeal to your emotions rather than to...

ADDRESSING GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE WITH YOUNG PEOPLE

Since the beginning of the year, The Ombetja Yehinga Organisation (OYO) has focused its efforts on Gender-Based Violence, building on the work done in 2022. It has developed a program where...

OYO ANNOUNCES ITS 2023 PATRON DURING ITS FIRST PUBLIC DANCE PERFORMANCE

The Ombetja Yehinga Organisation (OYO) dance troupe performed its repertoire pieces ‘Another party with Helen’ and ‘Value thy Earth’ and held the public premiere of ‘Finlandia’ on Wednesday 22 February at...

U=U CAMPAIGN

The Ministry of Health and Social Services decided around World AIDS Day to launch the U=U campaign (Undetectable = Untransmittable). This is an important milestone in the fight against HIV/AIDS. People...

WHEN NIGERIA MEETS NAMIBIA – A DANCE EXPERIENCE

The Ombetja Yehinga Organization Trust invited the public to the premiere of a new dance performance by the OYO dance troupe on 24 August 2022, 19:00 at the Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre....

THE CARING NAMIBIAN MAN’ PHOTO EXHIBITION

The Ombetja Yehinga Organization Trust is inviting the public to the opening of an audio and photographic exhibition on 13 August 2022, 18:00 at the Goethe-Institut Namibia Auditorium. Entry is free....

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