African culture

‘Taste of Africa’ brings traditional African culture to Killeen for fifth year

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) – A sample of African culture could be experienced in Killeen today as the Taste of Africa event held its fifth annual celebration while raising funds to benefit youth in the area. Traditional African clothing, art and cuisine are just some of the things that were on …

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Siouxlanders celebrate African culture at the Siouxland African Festival

SIOUX CITY (KTIV) – Native Siouxlanders and African immigrants gathered Saturday at Riverside Park in Sioux City for the 7th annual Siouxland African Festival. This is the second year the event has been held at Riverside Park after being held at First United Methodist Church. The aim of the event …

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The Queen of AbeNguni takes African culture to the West

The Chronicle Yvonne Ncube, Showbiz CorrespondentHis distinct musical style stems from his grandfather’s work as an inyanga (traditional healer). She sang with the whole family when they gathered for ceremonies and celebrations. Drawing inspiration from the St Johns Apostolic Faith Mission where she led the choir from an early age, …

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Celebrate African culture this weekend downtown

by: Jessica Jürczak Job : August 5, 2022 / 10:36 a.m. EDT Updated: August 5, 2022 / 10:47 a.m. EDT GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — If you’re still planning your weekend, we have an event you can’t miss! The Glimpse of Africa Festival is happening in downtown Grand Rapids all …

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Connecting African culture, creativity and community

As CEO of Amplify Africa, Dami Kujembola is on a mission to create a global representation of African and Diaspora talent, and connect them to their homeland. The contribution of the African Diaspora to the continent’s GDP cannot be overstated. A total of $45 billion was remitted to sub-Saharan Africa …

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African culture, tradition comes to life at the African Heritage Festival in Orem

OREM, Utah (ABC4 Utah) – An African proverb says, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. The public is invited to engage and celebrate the African spirit together on Saturday August 6 in Orem during the African Heritage Festival. The event …

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Rabat, Capital of African Culture and Culture in the Islamic World Hosts the 21st Annual Conference of the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA) Under the High Patronage of HIS MAJESTY KING MOHAMMED VI – May Assist Him

The Mohammed V University of Rabat, the Municipal Council of the City of Rabat, the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA), United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) (www.UCLGA.org) and its African Local Government Academy (ALGA) are co-organizing the 21st IASIA Annual Conference to be …

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Small Swansea Valley town to celebrate African culture – Swansea Bay News

Swansea Grand Theater has announced that Strictly glitter ball winner and Victim Joining this year’s panto cast will be favorite Joe McFadden and Swansea West End leading lady Hayley Gallivan. They join previously announced Kev Johns and Matt Edwards in this year’s Pantomime Beauty and the Beast spectacular, which runs …

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The Putnam Museum opens a new exhibition on West African culture

The new component of the World Culture Gallery showcases West African cultures, art and artifacts from the museum’s collection and donations from local immigrants. DAVENPORT, Iowa — A new exhibit has opened at the Putnam Museum and Science Center showcasing the cultures of West Africa. The new exhibition Akwaaba: West …

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Africa: Rabat launched as the capital of African culture

RABAT, the capital of Morocco, has been officially launched as the Capital of African Culture, a development which raises the international profile of the city. The launch at a ceremony at the Mohammed V Theater is the official celebration of the February 2020 decision when the Committee of African Capitals …

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Morocco: Rabat launched as capital of African culture

Rabat, Morocco Morocco Office — RABAT, the capital of Morocco, has been officially launched as the Capital of African Culture, a development that raises the city’s international profile. The launch at a ceremony at the Mohammed V Theater is the official celebration of the February 2020 decision when the Committee …

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The V&A’s latest exhibition is an unbridled celebration of African culture

Christine Checinska’s excitement is palpable when talking about the first day of the Africa Fashion installation, which marks the culmination of two years of research for the Victoria & Albert Museum conservative. Since Checinska joined the museum as curator of African fashion and the African diaspora in 2020, at the …

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Duniya dances to the rhythm of West African culture

Last Saturday, audiences at the Barbara Barker Center for Dance at the University of Minnesota got a taste of West Africa thanks to the Bangouras, an immensely talented Guinean family whose knowledge of complex rhythms and acrobatic movements and multifaceted is profound. Lead drummer Fode Bangoura co-leads Duniya Drum & …

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Celebrate Afrobeats and African culture at Jollof N’ Chill this summer

Over the past five years Afrobeat gained popularity thanks to the music of artists such as Wizkid, Burna Boy, Davido and many more. The genre originates from the music of West Africa with some influences from American hip-hop, jazz and calypso, creating a sound that is unmistakable, positive and, above …

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Rich African culture inspires me – Itunu Faseeyin – The Sun Nigeria

By Tosin Ajiire Itunu Oluwaseun Faseeyin is on a unique mission. It is about showcasing African art and preaching climate change awareness to the world through its creative works. Omuo, a plant science graduate from Ekiti State, developed an interest in nature and African poetry during her college years. Now, …

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Bolarinde launches exhibition with celebration of African culture and heritage – The Sun Nigeria

Next the release of her critically acclaimed film ‘Onidiri’ in 2018, the CEO of Yellow Dot Limited, a leading curatorial/creative production company, Olubukola Bolarinde, is scheduled for her first solo art exhibition on Friday, June 20 2022 in Lagos. Labeled “106 Expressions”, the exhibition, curated by the greatest guardian of …

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Official celebration of Rabat as African Capital of Culture kicks off

MOROCCO, June 2 – The celebration of Rabat as the capital of African culture was officially launched at a press conference held on Wednesday at the headquarters of the Maghreb Arab Press Agency (MAP), in the presence of the Minister of Youth, Culture and Communication, Mohamed Mehdi Bensaïd. Initiated under …

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Disneyland’s ‘Tale of the Lion King’ celebrates African culture

Disney’s “The Lion King” is arguably one of the company’s most famous stories. This summer, the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim tells Simba’s familiar journey in a new way. On May 28, a stage show, “Tale of the Lion King,” kicked off at the Fantasyland Theater in the theme park with …

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Carlow Nationalist – Event celebrating African culture and heritage in Carlow

Runyi Okebunde and her children Glorious and Brianna enjoyed Carlow’s ‘Africa Day’ at Fairgreen Shopping Centre. Photo: michaelorourkephotography.ie A CELEBRATION of Diversity Multiculturalism took place last week as the county celebrated Africa Day. The event, organized by the Carlow Africa Support Group and the Carlow County Development Partnership, took place …

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Bentley’s ‘Best Program of the Year’ Celebrates African Culture

Incoming ASA President Kweku Ashiagbor ’23 accepted. “We wanted to push it to a new normal. Everyone was eager to see what we had in store. Mukosolu Obukwelu ’22 dancing with his mother. To celebrate this year’s “Kingdoms of Africa” ​​theme, participants were encouraged to wear formal African attire representing …

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Students support the preservation of African culture

the herald Reginald Chirenje Youth Interactive Writer “Participation in traditional cultural performances during certain events or activities such as Africa Day and Independence anniversaries is of great importance which is vital for the preservation of our culture. African culture must be taught to the next generation for it to survive. …

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My artistic expressions totally immersed in African culture, heritage — Olubukola Bolarinde

Olubukola Bolarinde is the definition of a polymath. She is a business professional, head of a department at one of the world’s leading telecommunications companies, an art connoisseur and self-taught artist, the CEO of Yellow Dot Limited, a curatorial/production company creative, a writer, among other things. Naturally drawn to art …

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Jemiriye honors African culture at the International FIGAS Festival in Dakar

Jemiriye at the event performed some of his hit songs like Iba, Ise Oluwa, African Lady and Lagos with the National Orchestra of Senegal. By Mosope Michaels. The African version of the International Festival (FIGAS) was held in Dakar, Senegal from May 9-14, 2022, featuring Nigerian singer, Jemiriye Adeniji, and …

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The Africa Soft Power Project: Integrating African Culture into the Global Discourse

The Africa Soft Power project aims to harness the continent’s creative, cultural and knowledge industries to propel itself forward, while championing the inclusion of African and Diaspora voices in the global discourse. As the company’s first in-person event approaches, the founder Nkiru Balonwu talk to New African on what soft …

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6 Steps to Build Patient Confidence in Telehealth

With Covid-19 came a flood of new telehealth (virtual consultation) health solutions, exposing more patients to its benefits and features. More publicity, more awareness, and more conversation have brought telehealth to a wider audience, and that can only be good for everyone. The question remains, however, how do you create …

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Amstel Malta will continue to elevate African culture with historic AMVCA sponsorship – The Sun Nigeria

By Chinwendu Obienyi from Nigeria The Premium Malt brand, Amstel Malta, produced by Nigerian Breweries Plc, has once again reiterated its position as a brand at the forefront of uplifting and promoting opportunities in music, film and modern African culture. This comes after the brand was the title sponsor of …

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AYODELE DRUM AND DANCE to celebrate West African culture at the Metropolis Performing Arts Center

Live an energizing West African cultural experience with Ayodele Drum and Dance, at the Metropolis Performing Arts Center on June 16, 2022. Ayodele Drum and Dance presents an energizing West African cultural experience. Let the live drums, song and dance feed your soul and move your body! COVID Protocols: Metropolis’ …

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African Culture Festival to promote women’s beach soccer

The festival is set to take place in Stone Town in Zanzibar next month, to commemorate Africa Month from May 23-29. Hassan Mzee, CEO of the Zanzibar Tour Operators Association, revealed in Dar es Salaam yesterday that he was briefing the press on the general plans for the festival. Mzee …

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DMAC celebrates African culture – NewsDay Zimbabwe

BY CHIEDZA MAZHANGARADESTINY Mineral and Agricultural Consultancy Lifestyle Center (DMAC) is hosting Friday Cultural Day today to celebrate the African narrative through culture at its Harare office. In an interview with NewsDay Life & StyleDMAC Executive Chairman Vimbai Chakanetsa said the event would showcase culture through song, dance and African …

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International awards should not speak for African culture

In 2019, the Canadian rapper Duck won “Best Rap Song” at the GRAMMYS. In his viral celebratory speech which is etched in the sands of time, he uttered the following words; “I want to take this opportunity while I’m here to talk to all the kids watching this aspiring to …

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“Afro Friday” to celebrate the richness of African culture – Lindenlink

The Lindenwood community will have the chance to explore the rich culture of the African continent on Friday, April 22. The Residence Hall Association is hosting an “Afro Night” event from 7-9 p.m. at the Evans Dining Hall on Friday. Students and the whole Lindenwood community will be able to …

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FESTAC 2022 to boost trade and showcase African culture in Zanzibar

FESTAC Africa 2022 organizers say the event will boost trade and showcase the richness of African cultures. A statement titled “Africa’s Biggest Event Loadout” said it would be held in Zanzibar from May 22-29, 2022. It read: “FESTAC Africa 2022, Zanzibar, to be held May 22-29, 2002, ushers in a …

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8th AMVCA to present eight days of fashion, technology, food and African culture

Following the suspension of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the organizers, Magic of Africa and Multiple choice just brought it back with a bang. This year’s AMVCAs, 8th Edition arrives with eight days of high-end entertainment that will wow the African continent. ready …

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Intrepid shines a light on BIPOC experiences in the United States with a tour dedicated to African culture – Travel Weekly

Intrepid Travel has launched a brand new US tour celebrating the cultural heritage of West and Central Africa. The trip is part of the tour operator’s ongoing efforts to introduce new experiences that not only celebrate Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC), but also offer a more diverse and …

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Music: a major part of African culture

Charmaine Brown/Patience GumboMusic can be defined as the only thing transmitted from generation to generation for centuries. In the early stages of life, a baby is accustomed to music while cradled in its mother’s arms; the soft buzzing lulling them to dreamland. In the community, gatherings around the fire on …

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African culture binds President Kagame and General Muhoozi | The new times

The recent visit to Rwanda by Lt. Gen. Muhoozi Keinerugaba, senior presidential adviser on special operations and commander of the Ugandan ground forces, had a big story that the media ignored. The cow handover ceremony by President Kagame to Lt. Gen. Muhoozi was just mentioned in passing, but it had …

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“A goddess of African culture” – Our Time Press

Black Rose’s instinct for style was a local asset. “My mother was an expert seamstress,” she said. “She taught us how to make dresses and hats. We modeled our fashions at church, at community centers, and then at some clubs in Harlem.Along with her sister and two friends, all talented …

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“African culture is based on natural truth” | The Guardian Nigeria News

Born on March 15, 1962 in the Royal Njemanze Dynasty in Owerri, Imo State, Prof. Philip Chidi Njemanze is the Chairman of International Institutes for Advanced Research and Training, Chidicon Medical Center, Owerri, State of Imo. Researcher at Souer’s Stroke Institute, St. Louis University, St Louis MO, USA, Njemanze, studied …

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Students will experience African culture, history in the 2022 summer trip to Ghana | Academics

UT has become a long-standing source of international opportunities, giving students the chance to explore the world around them and reach beyond the borders of Knoxville. From June 10 to July 1 this summer, UT is once again offering a unique trip to Accra, Ghana. The faculty-led program will be …

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Black History Month: Celebrating African Culture with the Lynchburg Dance Ensemble

ODAC basketball tournament back in Salem after COVID… 13 hours ago Cave Spring’s Stark Jones is part of an athletic family… 13 hours ago Girls High School Basketball – Briar Woods to Patrick… 13 hours ago High School Basketball for Girls – Pulaski County to… 13 hours ago Women’s High …

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BGJHS hosts celebration of African culture | News

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The Winston-Salem store celebrates African culture

Boutique Winston-Salem, a gift shop celebrating African culture Updated: 10:27 a.m. EST Feb 21, 2022 Hide transcript View Transcript WE WILL THE COMING time. JACQUELINE THANKS. WELL, WINSTON-SALEM BUSINESISS CELEBRATING CULTURE IN PIEDMONT TRIAD OF BODY AND SOUL IS A SHOP SERNGVI CULTURAL COMMUNITY FOR NEARLY 20 YEARS AND TELL …

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Laolu Gbenjo will promote African culture during an American tour

Tosin Clegg The electrifying performer, Laolu Gbenjo needs no introduction in the music circle, both in Nigeria and the Diaspora, as his act speaks for itself. Her performances are always seasoned with a unique African style of highlife, contemporary highlife, juju and Alujo mixed with an energetic dance style in …

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Learn about African culture through dance and drumming

The art can take many forms, but for a dance group in Lake Worth Beach, they teach their members and the community all about African culture through the rhythm of drumming and traditional African dances. “Dance is art, it’s movement, it’s a different form of expression,” said Khinuu Nefer CEO/Founder …

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Poet Mwatabu Okantah shares African culture and history with the community through poetry and song | Latest updates

To celebrate Black History Month, Mwatabu Okantah, Acting Chair of the Department of African Studies, shared the story of his African culture through poetry and song in the Murphy Auditorium on Wednesday. In his multimedia exploration “Word Sounds and Power: Poem for the Living”, Okantah, a 1976 Kent State graduate, …

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Nigerian restaurant owner brings African culture to downtown Lansing

Taiwo Adeleye has been selling foods that represent his cultural heritage for six months at various farmers markets and through the Allen Neighborhood Center. And on Friday, he’s opening Tatse – and Alobosa night – as a stand-alone restaurant to serve his favorites and give football fans a place to …

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Mandinyenya’s mission is to revive African culture

Takaedza-Godfrey-Mandinyenya BY CHIEDZA MAZHANGARAPOET and writer Takaedza Godfrey Mandinyenya says he has embarked on a project on the theme African Poetry Lounge aimed at restoring the “true” African culture and its beauty. Mandinyenya said NewsDay Life & Style that the main objective of the project was to bring together different …

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class celebrates African culture | Herald Community Newspapers

The history of the African empires that flourished between the 14th and 19th centuries, African culture and its diffusion with European and Asian culture, and the contributions of black Americans to American society are the subjects of a course offered at Elmont Memorial High School which focuses on the African …

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Celebrate African culture and heritage with fashion jewelry from TrufacebyGrace

Explore the largest selection of handmade African jewelry and accessories. Inspired by the indigenous cultures of Africa, TrufacebyGrace was founded by Grace Yeboah Ofori to preserve Africa’s cultural heritage through fashion. It brings the largest selection of handcrafted, exotic African jewelry – with ethnic pieces from all over Africa – …

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Jewelry from Create or Conform showcases the beauty of black and African culture

PHOTO BY DEVYN GLISTA IIt took a role model to show Erika-Rae Griffin that her path to entrepreneurship was possible. Her hands were always at work, from sewing to painting, but she had never dreamed of starting her own business. So when she got the opportunity to freelance for a …

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Basketmouth offers two facets of African culture to “Ghana Jollof” | The culture keeper

Basketmouth’s hit comedy series Ghana Jolof tells the story of two Nigerians who migrate to Ghana to pursue greener pastures, but the show manages to do more. Although this is Showmax’s first original Nigerian comedy series, Ghana Jolof joins Basketmouth’s list of thriving comedy and drama series after Flatmates and …

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Mzansi felt irritated by Zodwa’s new disrespect of African culture for Clout. – iReport South Africa News

1,768 It seems mzansi queen irritated mzansi police with simple attire Zodwa wa bantu the famous celebrity people love her dances in clubs she keeps south african men up once they see her dancing . Zodwa Libram Wabantu is a South African media personality, socialite and dancer. She is also …

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Music and Performances Bring African Culture to Life at Kwanzaa Celebration | Entertainment

After having to cancel last year due to the pandemic, the annual Kwanzaa celebration returns on Wednesday. Honoring the celebration of African heritage through performances, art, food, clothing and artifacts remains the goal, according to Bakari Sanyu, director of the Sankofa Collective, a non-profit organization aimed at providing education. on …

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“Indian culture is celebrated in Africa, why not celebrate African culture in India”, says Nora Fatehi on “Dance Meri Rani”

A native of North Africa, Nora Fatehi showcased a mix of diverse cultures and styles from different parts of Africa in her latest release. Dance Meri Rani. In addition to the authentic and popular Afro dance moves hailing from countries like Nigeria, Senegal, and Ghana, Nora also made sure to …

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Music and performances will bring African culture to life during the Kwanzaa celebration

Dec. 23—After having to cancel last year due to the pandemic, the annual Kwanzaa celebration returns this Wednesday. Honoring the celebration of African heritage through performance, art, food, clothing and artifacts remains the goal, according to Bakari Sanyu, director of the Sankofa Collective, a nonprofit organization aimed at providing education …

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Frank Callen Boys and Girls Club of Savannah African Culture Youth Event

Color masks and foreign flags are displayed at the Savannah Frank Callen Boys and Girls Club after a new organization called the Art of Health and Wellness held a workshop for children to learn about the culture and African art. The organization held a three-day workshop called the African Mask …

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Soul food, African culture rooted in American cuisine

According to “High on The Hog,” President Thomas Jefferson loved macaroni and cheese, a dish created by his enslaved chef, James Hemings, also Sally Hemings’ brother. Macaroni and cheese is a popular dish today among Americans, especially the black community. (Photo courtesy of Unsplash) By Nicole D. BateySpecial at AFRO …

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African culture is the inspiration behind the modern art movement

These photos were featured in the “Motherhood and African Art” exhibit that premiered at the Baltimore Museum of Art in 2020. By Nicole D. BateySpecial at AFRO As the largest continent in the world, encompassing 54 countries, over a billion people and so many countless aesthetic traditions, the demand for …

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Sankofa dance theater teaches traditional African culture to fireweed

The Sankofa Dance Theater Alaska spent the last week with Kindergarten, first and second graders at Fireweed Academy for an artist residency at the school, teaching them traditional African dances and percussion, as well as songs and vocabulary in Swahili to encourage community and trust. The Sankofa Dance Theater Alaska, …

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Sankofa dance theater teaches traditional African culture of fireweed

The Sankofa Dance Theater Alaska spent the past week with Kindergarten, first and second graders at Fireweed Academy for an artist residency at the school, teaching them traditional African dances and percussion, as well as songs and vocabulary in Swahili to encourage community and trust. The Sankofa Dance Theater Alaska, …

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Detroit organization focused on African culture to host fundraiser for clean comedy

Alkebu-lan Village, a program focused on African culture in Detroit. (Photo courtesy of Alkebu-lan village) A Black Detroit martial arts organization is ready to fundraise for the holidays. On November 28 at 2 p.m., the village of Alkebu-lan will host its first “Lunch & Laugh” fundraiser at 7701 Harper Avenue …

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Catholic Church is not against African culture, priest says

Albert Ikpenwa, Catholic priest and rector of Bigard Memorial Seminary, Enugu, said the Catholic Church is not against the “good aspects” of African culture, but promotes it for a better understanding of society. Mr. Ikpenwa told the Nigerian News Agency (NAN) in Enugu on Thursday that the church sometimes engages …

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African culture conference is gaining momentum

BY TENDAI SAUTA / WINSTONE ANTONIONATIONAL Gallery of Zimbabwe (NGZ) Executive Director Raphael Chikukwa said yesterday that this year’s edition of the International Conference of African Cultures (ICAC) 2021 could make the country a pan-African hub for critical discussions on the continent. President Emmerson Mnangagwa is expected to officially open …

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From beadwork to potjie, everything is in the week of South African culture

Zenani Nosizwe Dlamini, South African Ambassador to Korea, left, and Jung Jang-seon, Mayor of Pyeongtaek, examine photos of South African pilots taken during the Korean War 1950-1953 at the Baedari Library in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi, Tuesday. The photo exhibit is part of South African Culture Week, which kicked off at the …

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Building African Culture with a New Language App – The Vanderbilt Hustler

Sophomore Wenitte Apiou and his peers design a language app suitable for various African languages. With the rise of advanced technologies, learning new languages ​​is easier than ever. Over the years, many apps have been created to introduce a wide selection of languages ​​to avid learners. But what happens when …

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NANS calls for the preservation of African culture

Students at tertiary institutions across the country, under the umbrella of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), have called for concerted efforts to preserve African culture from Western influence. The students also stressed the need for collaboration to prevent the extinction of African culture. This was contained in a …

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Teni and Tayo Creations launch offers celebrating African culture and STEM

A unique source of children’s books, toys and accessories, the brand features various characters that encourage interest in science, technology and African history. LOS ANGELES, 28 October 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Teni and Tayo creations Unveil a new coloring book, puzzle and build your own solar powered car from …

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HOZA Restaurant Brings African Culture and Experience to Downtown Easton | Regional News from Lehigh Valley

EASTON, PA – Few of Lehigh Valley residents will visit Africa, but culture and taste can be experienced in downtown Easton, just off Center Square. Sibu Mafundikwa’s HOZA restaurant is what she describes as “Pan-African”, with flagship products from across the continent: Nigerian-style grilled chicken, West African Jollof rice and …

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Sound and music in African culture

By Charles Vallena, author and editor-in-chief of TheGuitarJunky.com Music is an integral part of African culture. In fact, it is the only thing that has been passed down from generation to generation for centuries. Music in Africa can be divided into two categories: traditional music and popular music. Traditional music …

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I made Alabede to showcase the beauty of African culture -Jide Awobona,

By Damilola Fatunmise Jide Awobona is popular for her comedic role in Funke Akindele Jenifa’s diary. Now he’s adopted a more “serious” character in his new movie, Alabede, which premiered amid glamor and panache at Viva Cinema, Ikeja, Lagos last Sunday. In this conversation, Awobona talks about the epic film …

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Aregbesola laments the lack of research on African culture by academics – Nigeria – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

• Prophet TB Joshua wins posthumous Ipate-Asa award• Diaspora group urges governments to use Yoruba language as a tool for unity and development Home Secretary Rauf Aregbesola denounced the lack of research on African culture and tradition by Nigerian institutions, saying there are vast opportunities in the food varieties available …

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Xeat TV portrays the vibrancy and richness of African culture through music and entertainment

Xeat TV, pronounced ‘Heat’ TV is a multimedia streaming platform created as an expression of urban African culture. The recently launched online site is a hub for Africans and Blacks around the world to find relevant and fun content. Xeat TV portrays African culture in a positive light while staying …

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The battle to save South African culture

Ceremony Activists in the South African city of Cape Town are trying to stop the construction of Amazon’s African headquarters. It is a battle that pits cultural concerns against economic interests, as the BBC’s Vumani Mkhize writes. It’s an overcast day in Cape Town and picturesque Table Mountain is shrouded …

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AFEN brings African culture to the world through unique NFT collections

Africa is a must-visit continent for blockchain and cryptocurrency activities. Various startups are trying to leverage these new technologies to make a significant impact. AFEN Blockchain Group launches its NFT Market soon, putting another spotlight on blockchain efforts across the continent. Africa and Blockchain come together There has been a …

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Oakton receives scholarship to study West African culture

Thanks to a Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad (GPA) grant from the US Department of Education, faculty members at Oakton Community College will experience West African culture next summer. The information gathered from the international seminar will infuse West African content into Oakton’s curriculum and enable the future development of a …

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OCC obtains federal grant to study West African culture.

A view of Accra, the capital of Ghana, showing a traffic jam on the George Bush Highway. (Shutterstock) Thanks to a Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad grant from the US Department of Education, faculty members at Oakton Community College will experience West African culture next summer. The school hopes the seminar …

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The role of dance in African culture

As an African dancing is as much a part of my life as eating, drinking and working, but it is also an important part of our worship, following the guidance of the Bible where it is frequently referenced, especially in the Old Testament. There, dancing is a form of worship …

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Las Vegas celebrates African culture and heritage

Africans in Las Vegas and the Diaspora celebrate their culture and heritage with two days of cultural exchanges and festivities. To celebrate the excellence and resilience of Africans in Las Vegas and around the world, the annual AfrikFest Las Vegas (“AfrikFest”) is scheduled from September 24 to 25, 2021. This …

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‘Preserving African culture’ | The herald

The herald Talent BopeArtistic journalistLocal celebrities urged Zimbabweans to defend and preserve African culture to ensure it is passed on to future generations. Celebrities said this ahead of Africa Day, which is commemorated today. The Africa Day was born from a collaboration of all African States in 1963 in order …

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Academic City hosts Diversity Day to deepen understanding of African culture

As part of efforts to promote and deepen understanding of African culture among young people, Academic City University College has organized a program called “Diversity Day”. This year’s event, which is a student initiative, was themed “Breaking the Stereotype”. The one-day event aimed to celebrate and appreciate the different African …

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Amanda Adé on Jollof rice and African culture

If you ask Amanda Adé which Jollof rice she prefers – Ghanaian or Nigerian – she doesn’t hide her bias. “I’m going to be biased because I have Nigerian blood but from my experience I would also say that Nigerian jollof rice is so much better,” she laughs. The traditional …

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“Ensure that African culture is not lost”

Members of the South African National Civic Organization (Sanco) Youth Congress held a protest outside the Boulders Shopping Center building in Midrand on March 26 following a social media storm that erupted on the 24th. March. A viral video posted on social media showed the centre’s director telling client Thando …

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The demonization of African culture: why should an African explain his identity on his soil? On Sunday Adebayo Esq.

In the context of the recent incident at the Abuja Magistrates’ Court where #Revolution leader and activist Omoyele Sowore was seen with a so-called “herbalist”, thoughts and opinions circulated in the media streets concerning the act of the former presidential candidate. However, looking at the reactions and attitude of citizens …

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Kpellé Designs inspires black women to embrace African culture

A native of Delaware, Gwanyan Barker empowers black women and promotes creativity through his inspiring jewelry business. As a craftswoman, machinist and artist, Gwanyan Barker dedicates her craft to empowering black women through her African-inspired jewelry business. Owner of Kpellé Designs, Gwanyan Barker./Photo courtesy of Gwanyan Barker Through Kpellé Designs-based …

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The demonization of African culture: why should an African explain his identity at home? By Sunday Adebayo Esq.

In the context of the recent incident at the Abuja Magistrate’s Court where #Revolution leader and activist, Omoyele Sowore was seen with a so-called ‘herbalist’, thoughts and opinions have been circulating on the media street regarding the act of the sole presidential candidate. However, looking at the citizens’ reactions and …

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African culture and cuisine on display at the Motherland tasting

On Sunday February 21, there was a private tasting at Tucker which had some unique twists! First, this invitation-only tasting showcased African cuisine from every region of the continent. Second, the master chef is a black man who owns a culinary school! Daryl Shular is the owner of the Shular …

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“Shattering Perspectives” on African Culture through Ceramics – The Rocky Mountain Collegian

Pottery at the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art in the Shattering Perspectives exhibition on February 19. (Max Hogan | Collegian) The history of art is complex, one that reflects the interactions between cultures and the evolution of societies over time. A dark history of racism and colonization looms over galleries …

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Ólàjú expands awareness of African culture and identity with a focus on powerful photography | Art Stories and Interviews | San Antonio

Click to enlarge Wandile Xaba My Ancestor, the SerpentWandile Xaba After earning his undergraduate degree in International Business from UTSA in 2011, Femi Ogunleye returned to Nigeria, where his family is from, to deepen his connection to its culture and heritage. As part of this immersion, …

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