The pottery tour in Rubavu will take you on a journey way back in history because, since time, potteries have been used for water and local banana wine container, cooking, etc. While many potters have acquired today’s modern tools for working on clay, mounting, decoration and firing the traditional moldering by the marginalized people has not changed, In Rubavu visitors will see local people carrying 10 and more potteries on their head on the way to market.
You will enjoy a wonderful experience in Rwanda handmade ceramics as the country produces excellent soft and fine clay for ceramic. In some workshops, modern designed ceramic wares are produced by highly skilled artisans. Rwandan ceramic painting typically uses four colors, blue, brown, yellow and gray made from river stones and soils. Cups and saucers, plates and flower bases are most popular items among both local people and tourists.
Despite the limited modern arts infrastructure and education in the country, performing arts such as theatre and dance are gaining momentum, especially in schools. It is mostly social themes such as HIV/AIDS, conflicts management, love, etc. that attracts the public.
Walk or Bike Gisenyi City Tour
The tour will take you to the local markets, communities, hand-craft shops and to other many places that together give you the opportunity to meet local people, explore, feel and understand our lifestyle. The tour ends by hiking or cycling on the main beach while relaxing and enjoying the best nature and panoramic views around you.