According to the most ancient estimations, pottery was first seen in Rwanda around the 9 century BC. The traditional moldering by the Batwa has not changed, while many potters however have acquired today modern tools for working on clay, mounting, decoration and firing.
However, pottery is their heritage and ancestral activity and this motivated them to share their experience with visitors interested to learn.
Walk around 6 km one way from near Bralirwa passing on Congo Nile trail. As a visitor, you experience a unique opportunity to learn how Rwandans make their own household materials using clay. Activities include participating in mixing clay, sand and water and make a handmade craft of your choice. You will be assisted by individual coaches, who will orient and support you to make your creative items. This creative experience is family friendly with children able to participate to enjoy and produces beautiful souvenirs. This is followed by entertaining with them in traditional dancing with the interpretation of songs and storytelling in the community.
- Traditional food making experience
- Experience daily life of rural people
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