“Arts, Tradition and Heritage:
Levers for Constructing
the Africa We Need”.
For the reason that proclamation of African World Heritage Day in 2015 by the thirty eighth session of the Basic Convention of UNESCO, each 5 Might, African cultural and pure, tangible and intangible heritage is widely known throughout the globe, elevating consciousness of the advantages of its promotion and preservation, in addition to the associated challenges the continent faces.
Within the face of local weather change, armed battle and the continued COVID-19 pandemic, amongst different challenges, African international locations should make sure that their exceptional heritage is ready to adapt and thrive in right now’s setting. On this mild, the African Union (AU) declared the Yr 2021 because the “AU Yr of the Arts, Tradition and Heritage: Levers for Constructing the Africa We Need”.
To have fun at the present time, UNESCO in collaboration with the African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) and their companions, will organise a sequence of occasions throughout the continent that may spotlight the resilience, alternatives, and wealth to be gained from African heritage, in addition to discover options to the challenges going through the continent.
What’s on the programme?
29 April – 5 Might
5th African World Heritage Youth Forum
Webinar: Arts, Tradition and Heritage: Levers for Constructing the Africa We Need
African World Heritage Day Reside Instagram Live performance