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]
"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.
Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA) is an annual festival and workshop programme that showcases the very best of local, regional and international arts and culture in a comprehensive festival programme of theatre,dance, music, circus, street performance, spoken word, visual arts. HIFA has come to be seen as an important symbol of something positive about Zimbabwe, unifying socially and culturally disparate groups of Zimbabweans at a time of ideological conflict and political uncertainty bringing huge audiences together to celebrate something positive – the healing and constructive capacity of the arts. Since its inception in 1999, the Festival has received recognition for its support of arts and culture in Zimbabwe and is seen as a major contributor to development in this area. HIFA is now the largest cultural event in Zimbabwe and among the eight major festivals in Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
Busara Promotions is registered as an NGO in Zanzibar since 2003. Sauti za Busara, our flagship event, takes place every year in Stone Town during February. Includes artist profiles and descriptions of musical styles. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
"Les feux de Brazza" festival that takes place in Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo, every other year, giving artists from all over the african continent a chance to present their music and dance [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff ilissAfrica].