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Belgian King Regrets Colonial 'Humiliation' in Landmark Congo Trip

Voa News 09 Jun 2022
Philippe landed in Kinshasa on Tuesday afternoon for a six-day visit, billed as a chance for reconciliation between Congo and its former colonial master ... Looted art. Earlier Wednesday, Philippe visited Congo's national museum in Kinshasa, where he handed over a mask the ethnic Suku group use in initiation rites.
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Belgian king decorates last Congolese WWII vet

Urdu Point 08 Jun 2022
On Wednesday morning, Philippe visited a memorial for combat veterans in Kinshasa and laid a wreath ... - Looted art - King Philippe afterwards visited DRC's national museum in Kinshasa, established in 2019, where he handed over a mask the ethnic Suku group use in initiation rites.
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Belgian King to Visit DR Congo

Beijing News 07 Jun 2022
in Kinshasa on Wednesday during a ceremony with Tshisekedi at the Congolese parliament, then Friday before students at the University of Lubumbashi in the south of the country ... A stop on Wednesday at the National Museum in Kinshasa will also address the issue of the restitution of art objects to the former colony.
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Belgian king, in shadow of colonial past, to visit DR Congo

The Times of India 04 Jun 2022
in Kinshasa on Wednesday during a ceremony with Tshisekedi at the Congolese parliament, then Friday before students at the University of Lubumbashi in the south of the country ... A stop on Wednesday at the National Museum in Kinshasa will also address the issue of the restitution of art objects to the former colony.
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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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