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African Cultural History & Cultural Identity Presentation

A Virtual presentations of Africa history, Masquerade, Forgotten African Soldiers WW1 & 2 , Art , Artefact and folktales

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African Cultural History & Cultural Identity Presentation
African Cultural History & Cultural Identity Presentation

Time & Location

10 Mar 2023, 19:30 – 20:30

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About the event

African Traditions are expressed through music, art, dance and sculpture... African Tradition is expressed through many different art forms, such as music, dance, art, sculpture and beadwork. These traditions are deeply ingrained into the whole African culture.

Significance in African cultural heritage. Africa is rich in cultural heritage, and this ranges from the tangible heritage to the intangible heritage. The various elements of heritage provide communities with the opportunity to establish an active relationship between the present and the past.

The first black African states formed between 500 and 1500 c.e. From these early states, African culture began to thrive. Trade routes, established during the Greek and Roman times, were increased across the Sahara desert when the camel was introduced in 100 c.e. from Arabia.

This online presentation will look into the history and achievements of the africa continent and their contribution to the world's especially that of The forgetting of African soldiers from the public history of the WWII was not accidental. It was an outcome actively sought by the British Government and therefore, actions should be taken to ensure their contribution to the global allied war effort is not forgotten.

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