2016年12月30日金曜日

Report on the African Night Event

“African Night” was held in CASACO which is renovated old folk house located in Yokohama.
This event was organized by two NGOs which are Connection of the Children (CoC) and Global Bridge Network (GBN). We planned this event to feel closeness to Africa because many Japanese don’t have opportunity to know about Africa.

-Agenda-
 December 18th(Sun), 2016
 15:00 Open
 16:00 African Quiz Session
 17:00 Enjoy African Dance session
 18:30 Presentation about Pearl of Africa (Uganda)
 19:30 Close 


Presentation in Japanese by our friend, Precious from Uganda

African Dance session♪

-Food menu-
 ・Ugandan beans soup and rice
 ・Ugandan curried cabbage

-Drink menu-
 Beer (Kenya), Whisky (South Africa), White wine (South Africa), Sherry (Uganda), 
 Coffee (Uganda and Rwanda), other drinks.

-African craft-
 ・Handmade ornaments with African fabric designed and made by Ms. Alyx, the owner of “Ornament Designs”
 ・African leather and fabric crafts produced by Ugandan NGO “Bereesera”
 ・African accessories
 ・African crafts (necklace, pierce, bracelet, bag, basket etc.)

Small shop with African crafts and accessory and Alyx’s ornaments etc.

About 30 guests including Ugandan, Cameroonian, American and Japanese attended our event. They enjoyed African culture, dance, food and communication with other people.
For GBN, this is our first event! We really appreciated all participation and happy to collaborate with CoC.

Towers the end of the event, they enjoyed dancing too much to stop!

CoC and GBN would like to hold an international event sometimes again, and we are also planning to organize a cultural exchange with Japanese and African children over  internet.

Beautiful Collaboration! Thanks, All!! 




Kasim& Precious family, Kei and Maiko from GBN




Thank you for your participations!



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