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ERITREANS CELEBRATED INDEPEDENCE DAY IN SWEDEN

maj 31-2012 | SkandikAfrik | People and Events

Eritreans living in Gothenburg celebrated their 21st independence anniversary in Kortedalavallen with a theme “Our independence is our pride”. The celebration started by four in the evening with a special welcome message to the thirty youths that just graduated from high school in 2012. Each of these students were called up to the stage and were asked to tell the audience the subject they read in high school and what their future plans were. Eritrean flag was given to them as a symbol of their heritage which they should be proud of in their life.

 

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CULTURE, MUSIC AND DANCE AT HAMMARKULLEN CARNIVAL 2012

maj 29-2012 | SkandikAfrik | Culture

Hammarkullen Carnival is the biggest and the most colorful cultural street carnival in Sweden. The carnival comes alive towards the end of May every year with different music, dances, magnificent display of culture, stalls, games shop and street market. The carnival started in 1974 as a local festival, organized by the Latin-Americans from Chile and Bolivia living in the north-eastern part of Gothenburg in Sweden.

 

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ABRAHAM AFEWERKI- Eritreans most respected musical artist.

maj 24-2012 | SkandikAfrik | Music

Abraham Afewerki´s lyrics express clear and poetic images of Eritrea`s culture and values. He was born 1966 and died 7th October 2006 at the red sea. Even though he is dead his music lives on, attracting the average Eritrean when singing about social issues that they experience in society.

 

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AFROBIKINI LOOKBOOK

maj 18-2012 | SkandikAfrik | Fashion

Afrobikini collections is a perfect summer wardrobe for all living in Scandinavian countries. It is perfect for the beach or wearing it as a top with jeans or a skirt. A taste of African newest collection from Adama Ndiaye, the creative director behind Adama Paris, who recently participated in the African biggest fashion show “Arise Magazine Fashion Week” in Lagos, Nigeria.

 

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KENYAN SET NEW RECORD IN GOTHENBURG RACE

maj 13-2012 | SkandikAfrik | People and Events

The half of a marathon race takes place every year in the Gothenburg, a charm city, sitting at the west coast of Sweden with the largest seaport in the Nordic countries. Gothenburg Race attracts all age groups from different parts of the world. Part of the main reason the event keeps growing every year is that it promotes good health. From Mini Kid race (0-6 Years), to Young Kid Race (7-13 years), then Youth Race (14-19 years)and the Special Need are not left out in the weekend of fun and race, while the epic of the race cover 21km distance which is open to all ages.

 

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GOTHENBURG RACE;Which country will win this year race?

maj 08-2012 | SkandikAfrik | People and Events

For the past three years, the winner for the Gothenburg Race which covers 21km distance have always been from Kenya. This year event will be coming up on 12th May 2012, which usually attracts about 60,000 participants or more. Guess your way through and name the country where the winner of this year event will come from for both male and female category.

 

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Music from Ethiopia by Jingo Yared

maj 04-2012 | SkandikAfrik | Music

Some songs call your mind home, wishing you have it all. The Voice, sound, movement and…

 

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SIERRA LEONE “BONDO” CULTURAL DANCE IN SWEDEN

maj 01-2012 | SkandikAfrik | People and Events

Some special clothes you may never get to see them in Scandinavia countries on ordinary days, neither will you be able to see some unique traditional dancing steps in the clubs, except when these people gather together to celebrates their country independence day. These clothes, dancing steps, special food and exchange of pleasantries in different languages other than Swedish language is part of some of the unique identities that make these individuals share a common value on their independence anniversary.

 

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SIERRA LEONE-The longest natural harbor in Africa

april 27-2012 | SkandikAfrik | Culture

Let take a trip to Sierra Leone, the country that is adjudge as one of the most religious tolerant nation in the West Africa and enjoy the bountiful marine resources. A friendly nation with the largest natural harbor in African. Welcome to the land, the Portuguese called the “Lion Mountains”

 

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MUSIC FROM SIERRA LEONE-Emerson,Teteh&LAJ,

april 27-2012 | SkandikAfrik | Music

Sharing the best music from Sierra Leone

 

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Skandik Afrik magazine

Seventh edition, out now!

The seventh edition of Skandik Afrik magazine, the magazine that promotes inter-relationship among the African communities living in Scandinavia.

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