Culture

  • Kadealo, African Architects

Top African architects shaping Africa’s future

By |2020-06-04T20:47:33+00:00June 1st, 2020|

There is a building boom going on in Africa and the goal is to develop the continent properly in each of the individual countries. Over $220 billion was spent in just the last year on constructing different buildings throughout the region. While African culture is important, many African architects have come to realize that non-local architecture is better for certain development areas. Every architect still does not agree as to what type of building is the best, but they all do agree that they want only the best for the entire country. With African architects being so knowledgeable in so many areas it is [...]

  • Kadealo, African Music

African Music: A musical journey through the African continent

By |2020-06-05T09:09:54+00:00June 1st, 2020|

Africa is abundant in music festivals offering great experiences in both cultural tones unique to the magnificent continent and its countries, as well as gatherings of people enjoying worldwide music and its rhythms. Planning a trip to the continent around these African music festivals is sure to be an unforgettable journey, and we have the top 10 music festivals to experience. Courtesy of busaramusic.org African Music: SAUTI ZA BURSARA Set in the lovely historic Stone Town in Zanzibar, this festival sets to bring together around 400 artists and musicians. An array of live original Tanzanian musical styles and Swahili [...]

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Top 20 African novels to read on your next adventure

By |2020-05-31T13:48:31+00:00May 24th, 2020|

It's always nice to read a novel about the country or continent you are visiting while you are travelling there, as it becomes part of the experience of learning about the culture, history or politics of the region, and enhances the overall experience you will have by nurturing a greater understanding. Here is a “Top 20” list of African novels that comprises of a variety of books for you to choose from – from historical to cultural and political – to suit all reader's tastes. Courtesy of Long Walk to Freedom/Amazon African Novel: “Long Walk to Freedom” Nelson Mandela [...]

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African Art Galleries You Shouldn’t Miss

By |2020-05-27T16:01:11+00:00May 7th, 2020|

Alongside African fashion and interior design is a budding market and interest in African Art. Art, especially contemporary, is a fantastic way to introduce yourself to some of the cultures of African nations, considering Africa has always conjured up stunning patterns, colours, and styles, mixed into gorgeous paintings, statues, and the like. Any trip to the African continent would include some variation of art to be experienced – usually in the form of a hotel or home décor, perhaps bold fashion statements found in local markets or just on the streets of towns and villages. But for a more modern view, here is a [...]

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African TV Shows and Comedy to Watch

By |2020-05-15T11:15:38+00:00April 28th, 2020|

Many people would probably react to this title with a question: So, why should I watch African TV shows? Well, for one thing, it's always interesting to watch films about countries you are planning to visit because you can often learn a lot about their culture through these before your visit. But even if you aren't necessarily planning to visit Africa in the near future, you'd be surprised at both the variety and quality entertainment coming out of Africa. And in today's globalized world of high-speed internet streaming, where it's getting easier to find TV shows from across the globe, why not give African [...]

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