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AFRICAN MARKET PLACE IN SWEDEN

januari 31-2012 | Skandikafrik | Culture

       The Africans Market Place gave a lot of people that visited Frölunda Torg in Gothenburg on Sunday 29th January the opportunity to experience the open display of African arts, wares and different tunes from different African cultural groups. A good initiative that encourage the African living in Gothenburg and its environment to converge and celebrate their cultural values and also help others to know more about them.

Frölunda Torg in Gothenburg, brought together some of the best African groups that are known in Sweden and have been very passionate about their work, like Edo Bumba, Floid Gumbo, Xalino, Oke Masima and Afroviking dance group. The event is to serve as a bridge to unite the African people and other national and to increase the awareness of culture and its importance to economic growth. African market place also showcased the marvelous talent show by the young kids that entertain the crowd with songs in different African languages.

The project was initiated and carried out by Edo Bumba in conjuction with Frölunda Cultural house and supported by Gothenburg City Culture.

Skandik Afrik will share with you some of the memorable scene at the market..

 

    African arts for sale at the market in Sweden    

Dancing group entertainig the crowd at Frölunda torg.

 Val Xalino giving the best number from Cape Varde

 African clothes for sale

 Children entertaining the crowd with songs in different African languages

 

 OKe Masima perfoming Nigeria afro beat at the market

 

 

 

Photograph by; Katrin Nilsson.

Comments

2012-02-15 13:06:10 | duncan

child dance force

i love what iam seeing on this web how can i get involved with my cultural dance groupe for vulnerable children please check it out at www.elohimchildren.org thanks Duncan founder and director

2012-02-12 12:35:19 | Stephen

Mutebi

Well done, i will visit you one day

2012-02-09 08:42:22 | Emelie

nice work

We hope to see more of activities like these around

2012-02-08 19:51:42 | Jan Dalbro

Keneth Fagbe

I was there and I like this afternoon.

2012-02-01 06:13:47 | Scot

Great ideal

Keeping Africa together in Scandinavia countries is very important. Good initiatives.

2012-01-31 01:31:28 | James

Impresive job

It is good Africans are now putting their acts together in Sweden. Really nice to see this

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