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Sudan celebrates World Day for African and Afro-descendant Culture

The celebrations take place in Sudan's capital Khartoum

Ahram Online , Saturday 23 Jan 2021
World Day for African and Afrodescendant Culture
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The celebration of the World Day for African and Afro-descendant Culture kicked off in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum today, the Sudan News Agency (SUNA) reported.

Held under the slogan "I am Sudanese - I am African," the two-day celebrations are organized by the National Union for Folklore of Sudan.

The celebrations held in one of Khartoum's parks includes folkloric arts exhibition, showcase of books, designs and traditional industries that express African culture.

Sudan's event is aligned with World Day for African and Afro-descendant Culture, established by UNESCO in 2019 and held every year on 24 January. The celebrations aim at highlighting African cultures to the continent and diaspora.

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