Clowns Without Borders in South Sudan The ongoing civil war in South Sudan has left thousands of families without homes and hope. Many children have witnessed alarming levels of violence and experienced trauma that is very distressing and heartbreaking. The war has stripped them of their fundamental children’s rights – to laugh, to play, to dream, […]
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We are partnering with CWB South Africa, CWB Sweden, and Terre des Hommes to share laughter with children in South Sudan. Our program of free shows and workshops will run from 16-27 September. Learn more about the joyful work here!
In May of this year, Clowns Without Borders traveled to Sudan to bring fun and laughter to children who have lived through war, poverty and displacement. Using contemporary clowns and circus performances and workshops, CWB taught children new skills and helped pull communities together in celebration.
A collaboration, five artists assisted by one photographer and one logistician composed the Clowns Without Borders team for the expedition. An interesting team with artists who present different skills, backgrounds and experiences. The show reflected this diversity and all the different audiences they encountered found laughter, dreams and magic.