The African Odyssey Interactive website is an initiative of the Kennedy Center Education Department's ARTSEDGE Program and contains arts and education information and resources for artists, teachers, and students of African arts and culture (own texts, interviews and lessons as well as links to other sites).
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On this site you will find the programmes of the festival since 2001 with all the movies shown including a short description (in German). The Africa Alive Festival has its main focus on African movies, but also shows other aspects of African culture (literature, art, music). In 1996, the festival was declared a project of the world decade for cultural development by the Unesco. In 2001, it was the official German contribution to the UN year of "Dialogue between Cultures". In 2002 and 2003, the festival was under the auspices of the German section of the Unesco. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Homepage of a Gambian Griot school. You will find information about the school itself, about its founder, the griot Dembo Jobarteh and some simple information about griot songs and music, furthermore audio and video samples. [editors ilissAfrica]
This site offers you a lot of information Taarab and Ngoma performances on Zanzibar. You will find the texts in Swahili, their translation, background and context information on the performances and the authors. [editors ilissAfrica]
The Iwalewa House is a central unit of the Institute for African Studies at the University of Bayreuth. It is supposed to explore the present cultural phenomena in Africa, to document it and to teach it. Its main focus, therefore, is on arts, media, and music. [according to site editor's information]
Site of lecturer Agatucci with a complete online course pack, including handouts / summaries and resources. There are also some other sites and resources apart from the course (see table of contents). [editors ilissAfrica]