Francophonie Festival 2017

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Francophonie Festival 2017

The Francophonie Festival celebrates cultural diversity with music, sport, talks and more.

The Francophone Embassies in Ghana, together with Alliance Française Accra have organised cultural events to celebrate French language in Ghana.

The festival includes concerts, a 10km run, a football tournament, round table discussion on cross-cultural work related issues, literary and painting workshop, French competitions and stand-up comedy.

This popular event only gets better with each year, and attracts international artists to perform in Accra, from countries such as Canada, Belgium, Cote D'Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Benin, Togo and more. 

The opening concert will feature the talented and much loved Bibie Brew as well as Fafa Rufino from Benin.

There is a packed schedule with many events to see and do, here are the most popular: 

Sat 11 March:

7am - Run for la Francophonie (North Ridge-Kanda)

7:30pm - Opening ceremony and concert by Bibe Brew (Ghana) and Fafa Rufino (Benin)

Sun 12 March:

2pm - Football tournament.

Dworzulu — Osu Badu Ave & Nii Noi Kwame St.

Fri 17 March: 

Morning - Kids show by Gnimdewa Atakpama, French School, East Legon.

Sat 18 March:

Spelling Bee - Lycée Français (French School). 

Mon 20 March: 

Held at Alliance Française,

8-11am- Grand finale of French competitions (University Category)

11am- Performances by the French club of Mount Mary College of Education

12pm- Award ceremony 

2pm- Round table Discussion - Anglophone/Francophone work-related issues. 

Wed 22 March - Fri 24 March:

University of Ghana. Colloquium : “Is there a future for the French language in Africa and the world at large?”

Sat 25 March: 

Held at Alliance Française,

11am-7pm -Francophonie Fair : enjoy and share the arts & crafts, food, music, dance from the numerous Francophone countries

7pm- Final Show featuring Stand-Up Comedy by Charlotte Ntamack (Cameroon)

 

 

 

Event website: http://afaccra.org/
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