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Top African Festivals in Germany

April-June 2016The annual summer season of African music and culture in Germany kicks off in May with various events, including live concerts and parading the crème de la crème of artistes from the continent and the Diaspora.   Black International Cinema 13 – 15 May / Berlinwww.black-international-cinema.com Afrika-Festival Birkenried13 – 16 May / Birkenried, Kulturgewächshauswww.afrika.birkenried.de Carnival of Cultures Berlin 13 – 16 May / Berlin, …

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Botswana chosen as official partner country for 2017

The 50th anniversary of the International Tourism Bourse (ITB) Berlin, the world’s largest travel trade fair, took place on 9-13 March on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds ICC.Many of the stands were very busy. Remarkably, the mood at the fair this year was buoyant in spite of the many different challenges facing the sector. African destinations, such as Egypt and Tunisia, …

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ITB Berlin celebrates 50th anniversary

The 50th anniversary of the International Tourism Bourse (ITB) Berlin will be held from Wednesday to Sunday, 9 to 13 March, on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds ICC. When it was first launched in 1966, the event hosted only nine exhibitors from five countries and was attended by only 250 trade visitors. ITB quickly became the world’s leading travel trade show. …

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Black People in Germany

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Association of Black People in Germany (Initiative Schwarze Deutsche or ISD), the first and the most important group formed by the African Diaspora in this country for the improvement of their political and socio-economic status, Femi Awoniyi looks at Black people in today’s German society. Blacks in the German society have …

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