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Live Cultural Show,Music,Open Market etc. in Halmstads |Sunday 28th April 2013

april 12-2013 | Skandik Afrik | Culture

After successful cultural show in Frölunda Torg and in Avenue in Gothenburg last year 2012,African Market place festival is gaining momentum and moving to Halmstad this year with better cultural show, music, open market, crafts and different artists like Edo Bumba, Fotoumata Yayo, Sofi Hellborg, Connected dreams, Afrovikingz , Rebecca Dahlqvist, Steve Shungu, Stardis Dily Delight, Salieu Dibba,, Abdoulie Jobe, Per Johansson, Diasilua Nsumba, Clement Dicksson and around 200 children choir singers.

 

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Obu Ofo Nri came to Sweden to perform New Yam festival rites

oktober 03-2012 | SkandikAfrik | Culture

The New Yam Festival was celebrated by the Igbos in Gothenburg, Sweden. “ Iri-ji Ohuru” meaning New Yam eating. It is a cultural and very important ceremony with strong identity among the Igbo people from Nigeria. Yam crop is the main harvest by the Igbo communities. The Igbo´s are the third-largest ethnic group in Nigeria, who are predominantly in the South Eastern part of Nigeria in the West Coast of Africa with a population of about 30 million according to CIA World Factbook.

 

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Gothenburg Cultural Festival revealed history, beauty...

augusti 25-2012 | SkandikAfrik | Culture

Gothenburg Cultural Festival 2012, an all-inclusive festival that happened between 14th-19th August 2012 was categorized into Music, Culture, Kid & Family, Activity and Sport, Drink and Market. It is an annual event that recognized the strength and the rich cultural offerings which makes Gothenburg an attractive city to live, work or visit. The event also improves the numbers of tourists that visits the city and above all integrate everyone together within the municipality.

 

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CAMEROONIANS CELEBRATED GRAND CULTURAL EVENING.

juni 25-2012 | SkandikAfrik | Culture

The Association of Cameroonians in Göteborg (ASSOCABORG) celebrated rich cultural heritage during the Midsummer Eve 2012 in Gothenburg, Sweden. The celebration started in the evening with a traditional Njang dance from the Northwest region of Cameroon. This was closely followed by a dance from the Sawa people of Cameroon. There were also two masquerades from the Manyu and Grassland regions.

 

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AFRICAN MARKET PLACE IN THE MIDDLE OF GOTHENBURG

juni 04-2012 | SkandikAfrik | Culture

Gothenburg had a taste of Africa through music, dance, open market and children program in Avenue, the business district of Gothenburg. The theme of the second African market place was to promote culture, music and exchange of values.

 

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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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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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WOMEN`S DAY CELEBRATED

mars 13-2012 | Skandikafrik | Culture

The international woman´s day is celebrated on 8th of March every year, it is a day during the year when equality and women situation all over the world is emphasised. The idea of an international Women day was presented by Clara Zetkin in 1910 at an International Conference of Working Women that was held in Copenhagen. The idea arose when the industrialized world was expanding and turbulent. The inequality and oppression women were experiencing incited them to demand for change by demanding equal right with men. Today the International Women day is designated as a national holiday in many countries and commemorated at the United Nationals as well.

 

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CELEBRATING WITH GHANA

mars 06-2012 | Skandikafrik | Culture

Introducing the warrior king. Rich in Gold, home to the largest artificial lake in the world by surface area “Lake Volta” and the second largest producer of Cocoa in the world. Akwaabe (Welcome) to Ghana, the gold coast of Africa

 

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GAMBIA, THE TOURIST HUB.

februari 19-2012 | Skandikafrik | Culture

Welcome to the smallest country in African, filled with different species of birds and beautiful coast line that open into the Atlantic Ocean. Welcome to the smiling coast of Africa, Gambia. It has a total area of around 11,295 square kilometer with about 1.7 million people.

 

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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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