Mirages et perditions

Main applicant: Carrefour International du Théâtre de Ouagadougou (CITO)
Partners: Acte SEPT, La Fédération du CARTEL
Implementation: Burkina Faso and Mali
Project duration: October 2019 – October 2020
Project code: 02-02020

From December 2015 to September 2018, there were more than 80 terrorist attacks in Burkina Faso. Most of the 118 victims were young people. During the same period, Mali recorded more than 500 terrorist attacks that caused more than 600 casualties.

“Mirages et perditions” aims to strengthen the contribution of culture to the security and peace of Sahelian communities thought theatre and film works performed by young people from Mali and Burkina Faso. The project will raise awareness about the dangers and consequences of violent extremisms and mobilize customary and religious communities in both countries to tackle this issue.

This project is led by Carrefour International du Théâtre de Ouagadougou in partnership with Acte SEPT and La Fédération du CARTEL. CITO is a cultural association from Burkina Faso whose main aim is the promotion of the performing arts.