CULTURE

13-Oct-2021 to 15:21

Marrakech to host African Dance Biennial

APA - Rabat (Morocco) — The Moroccan city of Marrakech will from 22 to 27 November, host the African Dance Biennial, organized as part of the 15th edition of the International Festival of Contemporary Dance.

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29-Sep-2021 to 10:55

Accra as UNESCO's World Book capital 2023

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The Ghanaian capital Accra has won the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) highly competitive World Book Capital for the year 2023 award, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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16-Sep-2021 to 17:53

Senegal’s Felwine Sarr among the 100 most influential people in 2020

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The Senegalese academic and his French colleague Bénédicte Savoy are in the “Pioneers” category of the annual ranking established by American magazine, Time.

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02-Sep-2021 to 09:36

Kigali: Jailed popular hip-hop star dies

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — A jailed Rwandan hip-hop star has died in hospital over an undisclosed ailment at the age of 33, his family confirmed on Thursday.

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16-Aug-2021 to 11:25

Zouglou: "The musical genre dedicated to praising God"

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Ivorian singer Richard Kreme describes Zouglou, originally a secular musical genre, as a “useful” form of music to praise God.

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24-Jun-2021 to 14:00

S/Africa mourns renowned coral music composer

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Late South African choral music composer and conductor Mzilikazi Khumalo was a “colossal figure” in the country’s arts and cultural landscape, Sports, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa said on Thursday.

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23-Jun-2021 to 18:19

Dakar Grand Carnival is back

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The 2020 edition had been suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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