Royal Norwegian Embassy in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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    • “Sauti za Busara”, one of Africa`s leading live music festivals, took place February 13-16 2020
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Source: Royal Norwegian Embassy in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania |

10 years of Norwegian support to the Sauti za Busara festival and promotion of women in music

Sauti za Busara is an important platform for freedom of expression and promotion of cultural diversity

Four energetic evenings of live music performances on three stages in the historical Ngome Kongwe (Old Fort) in Zanzibar, have been completed. Featuring a wide selection of performances by artist from different parts of the African continent, the 17th edition of the Sauti za Busara festival has yet again showed…

United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)
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    • Young South Sudanese use their creative skills to support the peace process (By Moses Pasi)
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Young South Sudanese use their creative skills to support the peace process (By Moses Pasi)

Young people suffered immense harm during the five-year civil war that erupted in South Sudan in 2013 with many killed, injured or forced to flee their homes during the violence

More than 500 young people were enticed to leave their homes across South Sudan and converge on the capital Juba to use their creative skills to raise awareness about the need for lasting peace during a special event to promote national unity. Young people suffered immense harm during the five-year…

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Jennifer Hudson to Perform Special Tribute to Kobe Bryant at The 2020 NBA All-Star Game

Chaka Khan and Tenille Arts to Sing U.S. and Canadian National Anthems

Hudson’s Performance to Open the Night Prior to Player Introductions; Lil Wayne, DJ Khaled and Quavo to Join Chance The Rapper for NBA All-Star Game Halftime Show; Chaka Khan and Tenille Arts to Sing U.S. and Canadian National Anthems, Respectively; Queen Latifah to Sing with Chicago Youth in Special Performance During State…

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U.S., Ethiopia Artists Meet for Final Collaborative Performance at Yared Music School and Mekelle American Corner

Over 100 local Ethiopian artists participated and developed their skills in emceeing, hip hop dancing, graffitiing, and DJing during the five-day workshop

The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa was pleased to sponsor a musical and cultural exchange workshop between American and Ethiopian artists from January 27 to 31, 2020 at Yared Music School and February 3-6, 2020 at Mekelle American Corner. The workshop culminated in a grand finale performance by Next Level…

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    • Remarks by Ambassador Michael Raynor at Girma Yifrashewa’s “Bridging Cultures” Concert
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Remarks by Ambassador Michael Raynor at Girma Yifrashewa’s “Bridging Cultures” Concert

Girma has performed and promoted Ethiopian and classical music, including his own compositions, throughout the African continent and worldwide

By Ambassador Michael Raynor Distinguished colleagues, Guests and friends, Good evening. It’s a great pleasure to join you for a wonderful night of music. Let me start by saying how pleased and grateful the United States Embassy is to be side-by-side with three wonderful co-sponsors in hosting tonight’s event. Ethiopian Airlines,…

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Grammy bites: 9,000 users attacked by malware disguised as Billie Eilish in Nigeria

Kaspersky found 30,982 malicious files that used the names of artists or their tracks in order to spread malware

Cybercriminals are actively abusing the names of artists and songs nominated for a Grammy 2020 award, in order to spread malware. Kaspersky protection technologies (www.Kaspersky.co.za) detected a 39% rise in attacks (attempts to download or run malicious files) under the guise of nominees’ work in 2019, compared to 2018. Ariana…

Source: U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa, Ethiopia |

American Next Level Artists and Local Ethiopian Artists perform together at Yared Music School

The Next Level artists have been holding workshops in Addis Ababa from January 27 to 31

The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa invites media to a grand finale performance by American Next Level artist educators and local artists at the Yared Music School in Addis Ababa on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 3:30pm. The Next Level artists have been holding workshops in Addis Ababa from January…

High Commission of India, Nairobi, Kenya
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    • High Commission of India celebrated 71st Republic Day of India on 26 January 2020 at India House
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High Commission of India celebrated 71st Republic Day of India on 26 January 2020 at India House

On the occasion, a large number of diaspora members as well as friends of India witnessed a series of cultural performances

71st Republic Day was celebrated by the High Commission of India with traditional and cultural fervor at India House. High Commissioner Mr. Rahul Chhabra unfurled the national flag and read out the message of Hon’ble Rashtrapatiji. During his address, he informed the gathering about the initiatives taken by High Commission…

Embassy of Italy in Zambia
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    • Christmas concert for the children of the Bauleni community
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Christmas concert for the children of the Bauleni community

The future of children is in our hands

Promoted by Technital Zambia, In&Out of the Ghetto and Emmanuel 3, with the Patronage of the Italian Embassy in Lusaka: Christmas concert for the children of the Bauleni community. The future of children is in our hands, let's help them create a better future.

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Twelfth round of the Destination Egypt 2030 activities in Beni Suef

The activities kicked off on Thursday 5 December with capacity building workshops, including an interactive theater performance

The European Union and the Ministry of Youth and Sports took the twelfth round of the Destination Egypt 2030 activities to the governorate of Beni Suef on December 5 – 7 with the cooperation of the General Department of Sports Tourism, Sport and Youth Directorate in Beni Suef and Etijah.…