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DR Congo student unveils painting dedicated to Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics

People Daily 18 Feb 2022
KINSHASA, Feb. 17 (Xinhua) -- A student of the Art Academy of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Thursday unveiled a painting dedicated to the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at the Chinese Embassy in Kinshasa, the capital of the DRC ... Xia Peiyao, Liang Jun). .
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Two men playing draughts on an abandoned train: Gosette Lubondo’s best photograph

The Observer 19 Jan 2022
This image, part of a series called Imaginary Trip, was taken in an abandoned train outside Kinshasa station in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ... Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 1993. Learned with father then studied communication and visual arts at the Académie des Beaux-Arts, Kinshasa.
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Ready to rumba: Congolese dance added to UNESCO heritage list

Manila Bulletin 14 Dec 2021
KINSHASA, DR CongoThe United Nations’ cultural agency UNESCO on Tuesday added the ... The modern version of rumba is 100 years old and symbolises cities and bars, Andre Yoka Lye, a director at the DRC’s national arts institute in the capital Kinshasa, told AFP.
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Congolese rumba fans aim at coveted UN culture list

Taipei Times 13 Dec 2021
AFP, KINSHASA ...Rumba is a passion shared by all CongoleseIt reaches into all areas of national life,” said Andre Yoka Lye, director of the National Institute of Arts in the DR Congo’s capital, Kinshasa, and president of a “joint commission for the promotion of Congolese rumba.”.
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Two Congos seek UNESCO listing to reclaim rumba’s rhythms

Indian Express 07 Oct 2021
Authorities in Kinshasa and ... Congolese rumba was created and embedded with the same dynamics as the story that forged this country,” said Andre Yoka, director of the National Institute for the Arts in Kinshasa, who is leading Congo’s candidacy for UNESCO status.
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‘It is our identity’: two Congos seek Unesco listing for rumba

The Observer 06 Oct 2021
the long rivalry between Kinshasa and Brazzaville ... Congolese rumba was created and embedded with the same dynamics as the story that forged this country,” said André Yoka, the director of the National Institute for the Arts in Kinshasa, who is leading the DRC’s candidacy for Unesco status.
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Two Congos seek UNESCO listing to reclaim rumba's rhythms

Reuters 06 Oct 2021
KINSHASA, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Perched ... Congolese rumba was created and embedded with the same dynamics as the story that forged this country," said Andre Yoka, director of the National Institute for the Arts in Kinshasa, who is leading Congo's candidacy for UNESCO status.
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China losing battle to sell ‘win-win’ deals to Congolese

Taipei Times 18 Sep 2021
AFP, KINSHASA ... On the Boulevard Triomphal in Kinshasa, opposite the People’s Palace, work is still under way on the gigantic Central African Cultural and Arts Centre — a fact that the Chinese embassy took to social media to highlight ... as Kinshasa was drawing closer to Washington.
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DR Congo students protest police killing of mask less classmate

Ghana Web 27 Jul 2021
Our friend Honore Shama, a student in the faculty of arts at the University of Kinshasa, was filming a video as part of his acting practical work requirement," Patient Odia, a friend who was present at the confrontation said ... In Kinshasa, police are regularly accused of harassment and of pocketing the mask fines they collect.
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Policeman shoots student for not wearing mask in DR Congo

Urdu Point 25 Jul 2021
"Our friend Honore Shama, a student in the faculty of arts at the University of Kinshasa, was filming a video as part of his acting practical work requirement," Patient Odia, a friend who was ...
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DR Congo policeman shoots student for not wearing maskThe policeman responsible has fled and the ...

Deccan Herald 25 Jul 2021
"Our friend Honore Shama, a student in the faculty of arts at the University of Kinshasa, was filming a video as part of his acting practical work requirement," Patient Odia, a friend who was present at the confrontation, told AFP ... In Kinshasa, police are regularly accused of harassment and of pocketing the mask fines they collect.
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With Kuba Kings and Kehinde, a Painter Rises Above the Fray

New York Times 02 Jul 2021
In Kinshasa, art is everywhere. Hilary Balu finds his focus uncovering the West’s powerful influences on African life ... .
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Paris: PIASA live auction May 19 2021

The Patriotic Vanguard 03 May 2021
a still life in the style of the Parisian avant-garde, exhibited as part of the iconic exhibition Beauté Congo held in 2015 at the Fondation Cartier, will be presented in the May 19 auction, alongside two unpublished works by Tsham, dating from the period when the artist was completing his studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Kinshasa.
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Slog PM: Biden Will Pull U.S. Troops from Afghanistan by 9/11, White Cop Resigns After ...

The Stranger 14 Apr 2021
OK it was sunny as fuck today. But our lil' blog's been busy indoors* cooking up stories for you from AM 'til PM ... Mudede revels in director Dieudo Hamadi's "aesthetic elaboration of black skin" in the film Downstream to Kinshasa, which is screening virtually at SIFF 2021. An Art Mailbox round-up from Yours Truly ... We can't let Idaho get this big ... Wow.
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INTERVIEW: JD Morvan on Muhammad Ali: Kinshasa 1974 and the epic Rumble in the Jungle

The Beat 03 Mar 2021
Kinshasa 1974 covers a lot of history. When Muhammed Ali fought George Foreman in Kinshasa, Zaire on October 30, 1974, the “Rumble in the Jungle” became arguably the most famed sporting event of the 20th century ... Kinshasa 1974’ is such a beautiful book with so many powerful angles – from the photos to the art to Ali himself.

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