Burundi is a small landlocked country in east central Africa, bordering Rwanda, Tanzania, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its total area is 10,750 square miles (27,830 square kilometers).
Support for the Arts. The Center of Burundi Culture, founded in 1977, provides support for traditional art forms. Located in Bujumbura, it sponsors a “living museum” that honors the artistic aspects of people’s daily lives as well as an open-air theater, a botanical garden, a music pavilion, and a crafts village.