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Les Récréâtrales 2016, côté cour, côté maison
La fédération du Cartel qui organise les Récréâtrales est un des partenaires d’Africalia. La particularité de ce festival de théâtre, dont la 9e édition s’est tenue du 29 octobre au 5 novembre 2016 à Ouagadougou, est de faire des représentations dans les domiciles. Cette irruption du théâtre et de son public (...)
The newphotobook "South Africa at Liberty" is now on the market. This book features the work of South African photographer Yasser Booley. At this occasion, two launches will take place in presence of the artist : on Thursday the 8th of December at Het Pand in Ghent and on Friday the 9th of December at KVS in Brussels.
© Yasser Booley
Booklaunch & round table "How to write or not to write about Africa", 8/12/2016, 5PM-6.30PM, Ghent
The booklaunch in Ghent is embedded in a round table (...)
Né sous l’impulsion de Hubert-Freddy NDONG MBENG auteur et organisateur d’événements littéraires, qui font le pont entre Bruxelles, Paris, les Caraïbes et l’Afrique. L’objectif du festival est de valoriser la rencontre des cultures au travers des écritures, des littératures, des arts et des cultures qui ont comme point commun de véhiculer la langue française: une langue parlée ou adoptée par plus de 274 millions de personnes dans le monde, dont une très forte majorité issue du continent africain et des (...)
Discover one of Africalia’s partner, the Mwelu Foundation (Mathare, Kenya) with the eyes, the sensitivity and the enthusiasm of a student.
When a student coming from Namur (Belgium), Dina Seck, full of excitement mixed with a touch of apprehension, set foot to explore today’s moving Africa. The wonder of Dina is contagious. During her internship, what she will first discover and that seduced and excited her, is the passion of the person who created this cultural development project, namely (...)
The African Performing Arts Market project (MASA) was set up in Liège in 1990, on the initiative of the International Organisation of La Francophonie (IOF).
MASA is a cultural development programme dedicated to the African performing arts. It consists of a market, a festival and a forum for performing arts professionals. In addition to these activities, training programmes have been developed, linked to the development of the performing arts disciplines.
The first edition of MASA was held (...)
The Trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) celebrates films from and about the Caribbean and its diaspora, as well as from world cinema, through an annual festival and year-round screenings. In addition, the ttff seeks to facilitate the growth of Caribbean cinema by offering a wide-ranging industry programme and networking opportunities.
2015 marked ttff’s 10th anniversary. 149 films were screened in multiple venues across Trinidad and Tobago and the festival hosted 150 guests from over 30 (...)
The Office is a community building and event host in Kigali, Rwanda that is building an inclusive and collaborative ecosystem for entrepreneurship and creativity. The Office believes in diversity of thought and in collaboration, not just among its members, but between creative communities, entrepreneurial spaces, and support organisations across the city. The building is host to Impact Hub Kigali, social organisations and artists. Its rooftop venue hosts weekly cultural and educational (...)
Established in 1995, Kuona Trust has been at the forefront of developing the visual art scene in Kenya over the last 20 years. The trust was established with the aim of promoting and nurturing young artists through provision of studio space, training and mentorship, economic empowerment and provision of opportunities. Kuona Trust now has a highly successful art centre in Nairobi that is open to the public 7 days a week, providing a holistic artistic experience that includes art workshops to (...)
Kër Thiossane is a research, residency, creativity and training centre that promotes the integration of multimedia into traditional artistic and creative practices and seeks to support the cross-pollination of disciplines. It is also a cultural and multimedia space for the artistic and civic imagination, focusing on research into art and the new technologies, and their implications for our societies. Kër Thiossane works to ensure widespread access to multimedia and digital tools, especially (...)
Design Indaba inspires and empowers people to create a better future through design and creativity. It’s an online publication (designindaba.com) with an annual Festival and social impact do tank. Design Indaba has become a respected institution on the global creative landscape, based on the foundation of an annual Festival that has attracted and showcased the world’s brightest talent since 1995. It has broadened its through-the-year offering with the online design publication that features (...)