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Afropolitan Festival: The Black ARTlantic, Brussels 23.02.18 – 25.02.18

Three days dedicated to Afropolitan art, creativity and thought, on the theme “Black Artlantic”.
The programming of the festival, and February as a whole, is inspired by British sociologist Paul Gilroy’s Black Atlantic concept, and honours artists and intellectuals of African descent in Europe, Africa and the United States.

From Brussels to Los Angeles, by way of Abidjan, Kinshasa, and Addis, the festival becomes a crossroads of creations, meetings, exchanges and proposes some fifteen multidisciplinary events: concerts, debates, films, premières, talks, slams, hip-hop, handicrafts market, fashion, DJ-VJ party, African cuisine, bookstore, kids programmes, dance and singing workshops, exhibitions, and more.

Marie France Vodikulwakidi, master of ceremonies of the Afropolitan Festival 2018, will present the events during the three days. Creative and dynamic, she pursues her professional carrier in Public Relations and as influencer. She founded the company Connects The Dots embodies the new generation of Afro-Belgians.


©CONQUEST 2014 Aida Muluneh
©CONQUEST 2014 Aida Muluneh

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