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Prince Claus Seed Awards 2023 : open call

Deadline : February 23, 2023 Young talents have a passion for contributing to a better world through culture and art and they deserve a chance to experiment, find their path, and gain momentum in their work. The Prince Claus Seed Awards are intended to support their journey. Each year, we grant Seed Awards to 100 emerging artists […]

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Yaounde Conference Center at 40 : Tracing the past and mapping the future

CAMEROON  – To illustrate the contribution of the Yaoundé Conference Center to national and international affairs especially in the domain of culture, a lot of activities were organized to its 40th anniversary. This celebration filled with a lot of activities ran from the 1st to the 4th of November 2022 at the Yaoundé Conference Center. The […]

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Ecrans Noirs Festival 2022 : adding value to African Cinema

CAMEROON : Founded since 1977, the week dedicated to the discovery of African cinema was opened in Cameroon’s capital, Yaoundé. From the 30th of September to the 8th of October 2022, the town vibrated to the rhythm of the Ecrans Noirs Festival placed under the theme: “Cinema, a total art”. The 26th edition of this festivity […]

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National Arts Festival (South Africa) 2023 : open call

Deadline : November 21, 2022 The 2023 NATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL will run from 22 June to 02 July 2023. The curated programme is constructed through an application and selection process, with the NATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL’s Artistic Committee making selections against available resources.  All artists are invited to consider submitting work for presentation at the 2023 […]

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AFRIKING Exhibition : Children as Inheritors of Historical Cultural Objects

CAMEROON : AFRIKING is a project brought up by Dieudonne Djiela Kamnang that presents a child as successors of culture. Through this, he hopes to have continuity in the transmission of this heritage to the future generation. In order to make his work known, a painting exhibition was organized at the Institut Français du Cameroun (IFC) in […]

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Writing about African Arts workshop 2nd edition : Call for Participants

Deadline : 30th October 2022 The African Theatre Magazine invites applicants to the second edition of the Writing about African Arts workshop. Since 2018 The African Theatre Magazine’s goal has been to offer diverse narratives and nuances on African arts and culture through spotlighting, documenting, archiving, and celebrating contemporary and historical theatre, artists, and practices. […]

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Forest people in Cameroon : Restoring Lost Culture through Exhibitions

CAMEROON : Initiated by Dr Therese Fouda, an elite of the Beti land, “Expositions des peoples de la forêt” has as aim to promote the culture of the forest people; notably that of the Beti in Cameroon. The initiative started on the 16th of September, 2022 with a preview of an art exhibition and will […]

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Festival Ecran Slam 2022 : Promoting Peace and Living Together Artistically

CAMEROON –  In view of the World Peace Day that is celebrated every September 21, the organization of slammers of Cameroon in partnership with the European Commission, Accord Parfait International and the Institut Francais du Cameroun for the first time in Cameroon organized a 4-day festival from the 17th to the 21st September in Yaoundé […]

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The Photographic Art Pole in Cameroon Organises First Open Door Days

CAMEROON – Activities led by the Ministry of Arts and Culture (MINAC) took place from the 18th to the 20th of August at the National Museum in Yaounde. In commemoration of World Photography Day celebrated every August 19, it was an opportunity to present the different careers associated with photography and to explore the employment of […]

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Internally Displaced Persons in Cameroon : maintaining culture even out of home

CAMEROON – Cameroon’s Anglophone Crisis, which emerged from legal and education grievances in November 2016, rapidly escalated into secessionist political conflict that is threatening the unity of the country. This crisis has caused over 900,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) and more than 600,000 refugees (Craig 2021). These movements have greatly affected cultural and traditional practices; even […]

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