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OFFENSIVE STEREOTYPES BY SVT FOR SCREENING OF “PARADISE: LOVE”

september 19-2014 | Skandik Afrik | Culture

The film Paradise: Love, a film directed by Austrian director Ulrich Seidl which was aired during prime time at 21 pm on 5th September by SVT (Swedish Television). The film depicts sex tourism in Kenya based on Teresa, an Austrian woman who travels on a charter flight to Kenya and Imbalance of power between her and the men she met was obvious.

 

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Clandestino festival opens the world to Sweden

juli 07-2014 | Skandik Afrik | Culture

Clandestino festival, not just for the hipsters in Majorna! But rather a Cultural Festival where every visitor get new impression with wide range of surprises from different artists across the globe. A festival where compass for identification is set for inspiration and your travels reach is not reliant on what “Place of birth” that is in your passport. Intimacy and closeness are two strong magnetic forces that signify the festival as a whole.

 

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Afrobeat,Electro,Dub music festival this weekend | featuring Houwaida,Débruit & Alsarah, Nass Makan…

juni 05-2014 | Skandik Afrik | Culture

This year Sweden’s National Day 6th of June coincides with the alternative music festival, Clandestino Festival where audience will be invited to take their senses for a musical and intellectual experience ride from Thursday up to Saturday this week. Traditional musical expressions with influences from DRC, Nigeria, Tunisia, Sudan and Senegal will meet pop, electro and dub into an irresistible afrobeat fusion!

 

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UGANDAN STREET ARTIST ON TOUR IN SCANDINAVIA

maj 14-2014 | Skandik Afrik | Culture

Destreet Art Foundation is a Non Profitable and Non-Political Project aimed at empowering youth from the age of 6-14 years through regular mobile art. Many African youth are discouraged to pursue their love for art as they are led to believe they cannot earn a living in this way.

 

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African Masterpieces now open to public at the Gothenburg Museum

april 16-2014 | Skandik Afrik | Culture

A gateway has been created - inviting audience from Gothenburg to step into the world of the ancient kingdom of Ife! The opening ceremony of the exhibitions “African Masterpieces - History of the Ife Kingdom” gathered a great crowd to come and spend their Saturday together celebrating a wide span of culture from 1000 years old to present day.

 

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Most sophisticated historic African Art open for exhibition in Gothenburg Museum

april 11-2014 | Skandik Afrik | Culture

Gothenburg officially welcomed Ife Art in Ancient Nigeria to the World Cultural Museum. African Masterpieces, which are some of the world’s most sophisticated historical work of art, tells the story of the Kingdom of Ife.

 

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Weekend filled with exhibition, music, workshop & perfomance

april 09-2014 | Skandik Afrik | Culture

“African Masterpieces- The story of the kingdom of Ife” tells a story of the early cosmopolitic power center in West Africa. Discover some of the world’s most sophisticated historical artworks. Over 100 metal, stone and terracotta sculptures dating from the 12th to the 16th century will show the technical and artistic accomplishments of the people of Ife, ancestors of the modern Yoruba of Nigeria.

 

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African film festival in Stockholm

mars 23-2014 | Skandik Afrik | Culture

Scandinavia's biggest festival for African quality film took place in Stockholm with more than thirty films from all over Africa were shown. The focus this year was on uplifting female film makers in Africa.

 

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Angelique Kidjo empowers the world through music

mars 13-2014 | Skandik Afrik | Culture

On the 10th of March Stora Teatern in Gothenburg hosted Angélique Kidjo, the queen of African music. Excellent world artist with liberated dance steps, incredible good voice and a strong spokesperson for women’s right with thoughtful reflections on women’s role in development, conflicts and racism.

 

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Fashion show on international women´s day in Alvik

mars 12-2014 | Skandik Afrik | Culture

On International women´s day there was an exclusive fashion show at Medborgarhuset in Alvik. Margaret Gärding was invited to talk about women´s rights. -We still have gender discrimination both in Africa and in Sweden, she said.

 

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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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