Celebrating a decade of OYO

OYO’s dancer Jessica Augustus performing ‘the dark Medea’ The Ombetja Yehinga Organisation, better known by its acronym OYO, recently celebrated its 10th birthday. Created in 2001 by Dr Philippe Talavera, it became an NGO in 2003. OYO strives to create social awareness among young people using the arts as vehicle.
To celebrate its 10th birthday, OYO put up a retrospective of its work on the parking lot of the theatre school where over 200 guests attended the event.
“In 2001, when I started OYO as a project in the Kunene region, I had no idea it would, in 2003, become an NGO.