Agenda 2019

September 2019

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t/m di29.10
Nederland, - Nederland - Evenement
Black Achievement Month met Afrikaanse voorstellingen, lezingen en films

Black Achievement Month in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht en Den Haag en ook Almere & MIddelburg. Met dans- en theatervoorstellingen uit het Afrovibes Festival in Den Haag en Utrecht. De film Mama Africa (over Winnie Mandela) i.s.m. IDA in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Den Haag en Utrecht. Verder: Artist Talk Afro-religie in de kunst bij CBK Zuidoost in Amsterdam. Muziek van Richard Bona, die in zijn eentje al in staat is om elk podium te vullen met zijn uitstraling en zijn rijke basgitaarspel en zang, vaak in zijn Kameroense moedertaal (in het Muziekgebouw aan het IJ). Ook:debat over het Afro-Nederlands belang en de (on)mogelijkheid te komen tot een gezamenlijke agenda in de Bibliotheek Rotterdam. ‘Good Hope’ is een hartverwarmende voorstelling met vrolijke én kwetsbare songs, harmonieuze samenzang én opzwepende dans. Gebracht door de zangers van het bekende Khayelitsha United Mambazo Choir, meerdere Xhosa zangeressen en Zuid-Afrikaanse muzikanten.

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Oktober 2019

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NL, Amsterdam - ZAM - Evenement
Studio ZAM - A tribute to Binyavanga Wainaina (1971–2019)
Donderdag 24 Oktober 2019 17:00 - 19:00

The late Kenyan writer, famous for his essay How to Write About Africa, will be celebrated at an event in Amsterdam. In April the world was startled by the sudden death of Binyavanga Wainaina. The Kenyan writer and contrarian made his name with an essay in which he denounces an endless series of perceptions and prejudices in Western reporting on "Africa." This indictment, published in 2005 by the British magazine Granta, reached a hundreds of thousands of people worldwide, not least thanks to an endless number of social media posts. After this, Wainaina's star rose like a comet. His book, One Day I Will Write About This Place (2011), has been published in many countries. Three years later, Wainaina published I am a Homosexual, Mum, the "missing chapter" of his previously published book. His coming out triggered a stormy debate in Kenya. The writer, also known as the Binj, had a large number of admirers in the Netherlands. After the news of his death, articles appeared in various national newspapers and in ZAM. On Thursday evening, October 24, 19h30–21h30 Studio ZAM will host A Tribute to Binyavanga Wainaina. Ayò Adéné, Ama van Dantzig, Kiza Magendane, Vamba Sherif will discuss the significance of his work and the lessons that we can draw from it for our understanding of developments in African countries and our reading behavior. A collection of video clips of Wainaina will also be shown. RSVP: info@zammagazine.com | Please use A Tribute as the subject line.

 

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