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New landmark in DRC embodies China-Africa friendship

Xinhua 18 Sep 2023
The China-aided Central African Cultural and Arts Center, an embodiment of China-Africa friendship, is taking shape in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Comments. Comments (0). Send. You may like ... Cultural China. SkyEye ... More from GLOBALink ... .

WATCH: Morocco wins Ball Juggling show in La Francophonie

Independent online (SA) 02 Aug 2023
The freestyle ball, "it's too good!" says Fatinha, 21, who came on Monday evening with her family to attend a "ball juggling" competition-show, organized in Kinshasa as part of the 9th Games of La Francophonie. The discipline is not classified in sport, but in "street arts", which ...

Putsch Throws Niger Team at Francophone Games Into Disarray

Voa News 01 Aug 2023
Some participants had planned to arrive in Kinshasa on the day of the coup, or shortly afterward ... On Sunday, he was hard at work in Kinshasa's Academie des Beaux Arts, using a chainsaw to shape tropical wood into a new giraffe sculpture, which he aims to finish before the end of the games.

The Potters Studio: Teaching Guam residents the practice of ceramics

Guam Pacific Daily News 13 Jul 2023
Kongolo was born in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Central Africa. He grew up in an art-oriented family and community where making pottery and ceramics was common practice ... He studied fine arts at the Academie des Beaux-Arts de Kinasha and got his ...

Forum emphasizes China-Africa cooperation, creating beneficial opportunities

China Daily 05 Jun 2023
In 2022, two-way trade between China and Africa reached $282 billion ... Mwendanga Musengo Desire-Salomo, director of the National Institute of Arts and advisor to the Prime Minister of Congo-Kinshasa, said that, in the new era, Chinese and African people need to better understand each other and cooperate with each other ... .

Congolese artists wear costumes made of trash to shine a light on Kinshasa’s pollution problem

CNN 01 Jun 2023
The two performers are taking part in the KinAct Festival, an annual arts event held in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital, Kinshasa ... Kimbalambala is slang for used vehicles that have undergone several successive repairs in Lingala – the most widely spoken language in Kinshasa, says Samba.

KOKOKO! and Chicago Sunspots lighting up the night with music

Columbia Missourian 29 Apr 2023
Nzaku, who is Congolese, and Thomas, who is French, first met in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s capital city, in 2017 while Thomas was helping create the soundtrack for a documentary about the art scene in Kinshasa.

Meagan Sky Counts Down to I'll Be the One

Portland Mercury 27 Apr 2023
Soundtrack the upcoming spate of (god willing) sunny days, with new local music releases from indie pop self-love artist Meagan Sky and art rock duo Corvair. May flowers with a show that pairs experimental, electronic Kinshasa band KOKOKO! with Portland’s magical soul act YAWA. .

Radically romantic Rossettis, female impressionists and whisky – the week in art

The Observer 31 Mar 2023
The apotheosis of the legendary art duo Gilbert and George at the charming, welcoming, free permanent gallery they have created for their work just off Brick Lane ... The late Leon Kossoff shown alongside one of his art heroes, existential expressionist Chaïm Soutine ... street art costumes of Kinshasa hereWhat we learned ... Sign up to Art Weekly.

"� l'Affiche Plan�te Afro" : la renaissance de Fabregas Le M�tis Noir avec l'album "Gomme"

Boursorama 20 Mar 2023
... street art à Kinshasa, dont la 5ème édition se déroulera le mois prochain.

‘Giving homage to the past’: Nyugen E Smith’s fascinating found object art

The Observer 17 Feb 2023
It incorporates bits of things, like fabric, tarp, rubber hoses and old bottle caps, that he found while in Kinshasa ... “I was a budding artist and didn’t have much money for art supplies,” he said ... He first discovered these objects during a visit to the Congo’s national art museum in Kinshasa ... Kinshasa Memory, 2023.

'Our pope': DR Congo dandies honour fallen icon

Urdu Point 11 Feb 2023
Kinshasa, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 11th Feb, 2023 ... - 'Show of force' - Andre Yoka Lye, a director at the national arts institute in Kinshasa, said the sapeur phenomenon became more pronounced during the post-World War II economic boom in colonial Belgian Congo.

Curiosity sparks growing demand for African art in the UAE

Arab News 18 Dec 2022
... all former students of the Academy of Fine Arts in the DRC’s capital, Kinshasa — to escape the restrictions of their academic training ... The exhibition was staged by Yetu Management, an organization that promotes Congolese art and which recently opened its own gallery in Kinshasa.

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