‘I didn’t choose traditional music, I chose music. But in tradition, I find my roots and I wouldn’t be able to do anything without that.’ Mighty Popo is both a well-known artist and director of Rwanda’s first public music school.
The first time Bonfils Ngabonziza held a paintbrush, he was 19. Now 26, he has never stopped painting. ‘My goal is not to become famous,’ he admits, ‘but to use arts as a vehicle for positive change and see my work have a lasting impact on society.’