ZAFINOA Kezia Jonah, young dancer of Betsimisaraka origin from Madagascar,
since the age of 12, dancing has been her passion. In 2017, thanks to her talent and enthusiasm, she was selected for a 3-year training at the Ecole des SABLES DAKAR - Senegal for the Diploma in Traditional and Contemporary Dance in Africa.
She has participated in numerous trainings with choreographers including Nora Chipaumire, Alesandra Seutin, Patrick Acogny, Jonathan Burrows among others. In 2020, his piece "FREEDOM" was selected for online festival such as SANSKAR VIRTUAL PERFORMANCE FESTIVAL (India).
She is Laureate of the Madagascar " Experimental" festival of Ambony-Ambany in Hip Hop dance and world music.
In 2021 her video was part of Serendipity's Let's Dance International Frontiers - UK.
A collaboration with the Senegalese musician " Youssou Ndour " in his clip "ndox"
*She was chosen to represent Madagascar for the 2022 DanceWEB program scholarship in Austria.
In October 2022 she won an award from the ‘’PRINCE CLAUS SEED AWARDS ‘’ Netherlands.
A collaboration with the Theater of bielefied and the company MOUVOIR in Germany with the project ‘’LAND IM LAND’’ in analog/digital spaces .
She was dancing for ‘’ CHANEL ‘’ during the fashion show Métiers d’Art 2022
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