Posts tagged with "Africa"
05. November 2017
There are so many new & amazing films that are made every day in Africa which unfortunately never get the attention & exposure that they deserve, especially here in the Diaspora. This is where the yearly 'AUGEN BLICKE AFRIKA-African Film Festival in Hamburg' comes into the picture as it tries to close this gap by not only shinning a light on these wonderful films & filmmakers, but also bringing together Africans & friends of Africans here in Germany too to meet & talk about...
10. March 2017
So last week on the 2nd of March, I attended another Social Media Week Hamburg 2017 Event that was held at the Markthalle am Hauptbahnhof, where we not not only heard from a Panel of African Designers & Influencers but also got to enjoy a surprise live concert by Y'akoto, who is so talented. The Event which was also streamed live in Lagos & New York featured the Fashion Africa Now founder Beatrace Angut Oola, Alpha Dia (Modelwerk), Nussin Armbrust (Elblick Magazine) & Emo Rugene...
02. March 2017
This was one of the events of the #SMWHH (Social Media Week Hamburg 2017) that took place at the Superbude Hotel here in Hamburg that is part of the Social Media Conferences taking place also in Lagos & New York. The continued image change of Africa, in terms of Fashion, Music, Art & Film that in turn shows us a side of Africa that is rarely seen/shown by the mainstream media, can only be attributed to digital media. Thanks to Social Media, it is much more easier for artists to connect...
26. January 2017
Kariokor Market is an open-air market that should be on everyone's list of 'Places to visit' while in Nairobi. Not only does one get the chance to browse through artwork pieces, jewellery, African inspired home decor pieces but also to get to see these amazing artists at work. There are tailors working on the different types of bags, women using beads to create beautiful jewellery, weaving baskets & even carving the different sculptures.
25. November 2016
It was an exciting & inspiring evening dedicated to the creative & cultural exchange between Africa & Germany. A forum of guests took part in the discussion led by Judith Helfmann-Hundack (Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft e.V.) & these included Onejiru Schindler (Musician, Member of the Board of Viva ConAgua), Julia Grosse (Journalist, Founder Contemporary And), Dr Andreas Görgen (Director General for Culture & Communication, Federal Foreign Office), Roland Göhde...
01. November 2016
To offer the people of Rendsburg a small view of the fascinating continent of Africa & it's beautiful people. This is the aim of 'Auf nach Afrika' (Off to Africa), an Event orgarnised anually where vendors from all over Africa come together to not only display their merchandise, but also to give the public information about the various self-help projects based in Africa, whose products are being displayed.
30. October 2016
Truth be told, styling overknee boots can be somewhat a challenge because they have a way of making an outfit look, well 'over-sexy'. But the perfect way to tone things down a bit is by adding some black tights.
24. September 2016
Music is an essential part of the cultural identity of Mali. But unfortunately that all changed when in 2012 the Islam Radicals invaded the Northern part of the country.
28. August 2016
One of the biggest African Festivals in Germany took place for the 14th time this Year and as always, it attracted many visitors who were able to enjoy the various Stands & Entertainment Programmes that were offered. It started on Friday 26th August & lasted the whole weekend. There were stands with Food, Clothing, Jewellery, Interior Decorations & even a Kid's Entertainment Tent. And the Live performances were just as exhilarating as always, with some amazing Talents like Wiyaala,...
24. August 2016
Lawyer turned Artist, Nathan Sawaya resigned from his successful Law career and began to build famous Artworks using LEGO Bricks.