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FRO GABON 2015

FRO GABON 2015


Posted By on Aug 22, 2015

It is proud that FRO Foundation and Afropolitan announce that a first edition of FRO Festival will be held in Gabon in 2015. A group of 12 artists from diverse backgrounds, will leave at the meeting of the Gabonese population. All artists and stakeholders in their respective fields will host art workshops addressed the Gabonese youth. FRO Gabon in 2015, is set up in collaboration with international partners and Gabonese, an intercultural / international exchange of 10 days under the theme of engaged art. Artists from the Central African sub-region, Canada, the French Guiana and Belgium will meet in the host country, namely Gabon, to discuss and debate the issues around democratic engagement and citizen by music and urban art. Under the guidance of international artists committed and experienced Gabonese youth will have the opportunity to enjoy thematic workshops, in addition to benefit from the expertise of our speakers. Subsequently, an artistic encounter will be around concerts and exchange spaces. • Workshop International Project Management • Workshop Practical initiation to new technologies • Writing Workshop / Slam / Rap • Workshop eloquence in speaking and French (poetry – drama) • Workshop Alchimiographie / Graffiti • Gabonese Orality Workshop and urban music • Workshop African and urban music polyphony • Workshop Copyright and publishing • Writing Workshop / Singing • Computer Aided Music Workshop • Workshop Video / Radio /...

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Dans le cadre de la 3e édition du Festival FRO, Afropolitan et la Fondation FRO / FRO Foundation vous convie à une conférence -discussion sur la renaissance africaine en compagnie du celebre Dibombari Mbock, auteur de plusieurs ouvrages de références et conférencier émerite sur les questions d’afrocentricité. Vente et dedicace de livres et autres outils d’apprentisage sur place. ANIMATION : VANESSA KANGA...

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InHAIRitance and the FRO Foundation are pround to present the ‘Fro Academy’: ‘Exploring your HAIRstory’. In the tradition of the Black History Month, we are offering you a FREE workshop on Natural Hair and Natural Hair Care! From our ancestral knowledge to chemical perm and back on the Natural Path… Why did we start to perm our hair? And how we can find our way back to a healthy hair regimen? Abisara Machold and her team of Inhairitance Curl Experts will guide you trough the science of Hair Care. They will provide you with practical Tips ‘n Tricks for your hair’s everyday needs! Learn how style your crown and which things to avoid! Dimanche 8 février à...

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Festival FRO 2015

Festival FRO 2015


Posted By on Jan 24, 2015

3rd edition of the FRO festival Lions and lioness’, as part of Montreal’s black history month and TD’s then and now national festival, FRO 2015 is bringing together, yet again, a collective of inspiring and talented youth, ready to brave the cold weather and set fire to the stage with conferences, hip hop, visual art, poetry and theater. FRO 2015, telling the story of our past through the voice of art. Let´s make some noise! Join us at Montreal’s Grande Bibliothèque at 8:00 pm on: Saturday, January 31st ( special guest M1 of Dead Prez) Saturday, February 7th ( launch of FRO 2015 music compilation and presentation of “black”, a play by Marilyn Chery) Saturday, February 13th ( special guest poet Akua Naru) Compilation FRO 2015 release + presentation of the play ” Black ” by Maryline Chery Get you tickets  Join the event on Facebook Akua Naru @ FRO 2015 Get you tickets  Join the event on...

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Festival  FRO 2014 by The FRO Foundation Line up: Kathleen Cleaver, the honorable Michaelle Jean, Afua Cooper, Monk.e, Meryem Saci, Whaali… Shows – Conferences – Discussions – Live Painting –...

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