Overall, it is clear that this tool remained an effective strategy in debunking cultural myths and prejudices, educating populations and counteracting negative ideologies that threaten regional stability. Therefore, snippets of the theatre performances
have also been used as a basis for online- and offline dialogues and discussions about conflict and violence prevention.
The theatre group of 2017 was invited to the Amani peace festival in Goma (DRC) on 11 February 2017 and the international Ubumuntu theatre/dance festival in Kigali (Rwanda) held on 14-16 July 2017.
Read more about the experiences of one of the theatre performers in this blog
During the 18th Rwandan genocide commemoration week in April 2012, this play was performed and broadcast throughout Rwanda. By showing the audience the great similarity between their own trauma caused by the genocide and the trauma experienced by people living in a different part of the world, the play enhanced feelings of solidarity and empowerment between two victimized nations. It also bridged prejudices that both Cambodians and Rwandans had towards each other.