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Documenta 12

Documenta 12

Documenta 12

Contemporary art has developed over the years to include implementation of modern digital technique and high-tech materials. The visual concepts are not only 2 or 3 dimensional but encompass sound, feel and multi-dimensional movements in performances and dynamic installations. For the lovers of art, the documenta provides an overview of contemporary art through the works of selected artists from different countries around the world.

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African Gala Evening in Dortmund

African Gala Evening in Dortmund

African Gala Evening in Dortmund

In an effort to create awareness of the situation of Africans living in Germany through dialogues and promotion of African culture, an event was organized in Dortmund, the geographical Ruhr Basin area of Germany. AFRITOPIC attended the event that included lectures, discussions and a gala evening with fashion show.

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An African Evening with Fashion Show in Dortmund

An African Evening with Fashion Show in Dortmund

An evening with exotic African foods, African music and a fashion show was organized by the Cameroonian Union in Dortmund/Ruhr-Area on Saturday November 8, 2003. With support from the Academic Foreign Office of Dortmund University and Fachhochschule, the event took place at the Gallerie-Treff on the University’s campus. Afrtopic was there and reports below.

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MELEZ. 07 Festival of Cultures

Atiye Deniz in concert 2007

Atiye Deniz in concert 2007

The European Union is a reality and the European governments are investing every effort to bring European communities even closer together. The goal is to improve understanding, acceptance and integration of immigrants within the communities. One of the initiatives to achieve this goal is the launching of “European Capital of Culture”. Essen, a German city in the Ruhr Basin, is one of the three cities designated for European Capital Culture 2010. The government of the Ruhr Basin region in partnership with several organizations initiated a festival of cultures and arts coined MELEZ that focuses on intercultural integration. Afritopic was at the festival.

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22nd Africa Festival Wuerzburg 2010

22nd Africa Festival Wuerzburg 2010

22nd Africa Festival Wuerzburg 2010

Dady Mimbo welcomed early visitors to the 22nd Africa festival in Wuerzburg with trance music from Cameroon before the official opening ceremony. In order to keep the visitors in festive mood and give a taste of what could be expected in the next festival days; his performance was followed by the South African music artist Zivaduma that provided entertaining mixture of percussion and pop music.

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