AfroPort presents all kinds of events concerning African art, culture and business in Germany. Furthermore there are links to different institutions, business partners or (online-)shops concerned with Africa / African products. [editors ilissAfrica]
Homepage of the pan-African Dak'Art - Biennale of the contemporary african art in Dakar, Senegal. You will find infomation about the Biennale since 2000, including infos about the laureates, the magazine Afrik'Arts etc. The English version can be found for each year separately (first click on the year you want to look at and then change the language at the top on the left). ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The CBAAC hosts the materials inherited from the "Second World Black and Africa Festival of Arts and Culture" (Festac '77), that was held in Nigeria in 1977. You can find a lot of information concerning this festival (including speeches by W. Soyinka or L.S. Senghor), but also concerning other activities of the centre, including their publications. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Since January 2009, the German film, theater and opera director Christoph Schlingensief has been working on his project of building a festival hall (known as "Festspielhaus Afrika" or "Operndorf Afrika") in Burkina Faso. On his website, you can find a lot of information concerning the project, including videos photographs and more.
Since January 2009, the German film, theater and opera director Christoph Schlingensief has been working on his project of building a festival hall (known as "Festspielhaus Afrika" or "Operndorf Afrika") in Burkina Faso. Architect Francis Kéré, who won the most important award for architecture worldwide in 2004, is in charge of the construction of the hall. The website provides you with a lot of information on the project. [editors ilissAfrica]on his website, you can find a lot of information concerning the project, including videos photographs and more. ... [Redaktion ilissAfrica]
This site gives an overview and summary of the exhibition "Africa Remix - L'art contemporain d'un continent" (contemporary art of a continent) and its later multimedia editing. The text refers to three websites that offer interviews, videos, fulltext documents and other teaching material around the exhibition and its topic "contemporary African art". ... [editors ilissAfrica]
"Created in april 1991 in M’foa, Brazzaville, Rep. Congo, Malaki Ma Kongo was initially born as an African culture roots' festival, including different kinds of shows, story-telling etc.However, its main axis has always been theatre.The omonimous Malaki ma Kongo association was born as a continuation and integration of the festival, which is always celebrated annually.Even though it's inspired by Kongo culture - which we want to be known and appreciated in the world - Malaki ma Kongo festival is open to all cultures of the world." ... [according to site editor’s information]
Website of the Forum of the famous "World Festival of Black Arts" of the year 2010 (3. Festival). You will find the conference programme, the French version also offers several fulltexts of papers held, as well as the abstract of all other papers of the 5 conferences held during the festival. [editors ilissAfrica]
EventArcade is a website where users can announce all kinds of events. The website has a global scope, but as the creator of the site is a Nigerian enterprise, there is a focus on Nigerian and African events.
The African Arts Institute (AFAI) was launched in February 2009 to establish an entity that would work in the creative sector across the continent and house the secretariat of the Arterial Network, a continent-wide body dedicated to advancing the African creative sector. The mission of the African Arts Institute is to harness relevant expertise, resources, infrastructure, markets, knowledge and information to help develop and sustain creative practice in Africa, and the protection and promotion of the continent's cultural heritage and assets in line with our vision. The programme "Learn Africa, Love Africa", e.g., consists of monthly music parties, film nights, art talks and book chats, hosted at the Kimberley Hotel, the Labia and the Book Lounge. "AFRICA 101" is AFAI's first African Arts Campus in Cape Town. Website has also a News section and a calendar of events. ... [According to site editor's information + editors ilissAfrica]