Please find here an overview of activities and projects the Prince Claus Fund initiates and supports. For upcoming activities you can take a look at the Calendar.

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Fashion show by Oumou Sy at Documenta 12, Kassel

22.11.2007 Fashion show by Oumou Sy at Documenta 12, Kassel

On 22 September, the Kulturbahnhof in Kassel hosts a fashion show by Senegalese artist and fashion designer and 1998 Prince Claus laureate Oumou Sy. It features new collections as well as a retrospective of her past work, including the historical review of the robes of African queens and kings. Besides ten models who have long worked with Oumou Sy, 150 people from Kassel and the surrounding region...

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 The Sahel Opera Project

30.10.2007 The Sahel Opera Project

An African Opera production 'Bintou Were, a Sahel Opera' initiated by the Prince Claus Fund premiered in Africa and Europe in 2007

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Drumming for Peace in Burundi

1.10.2007 Drumming for Peace in Burundi

Drumming for Peace, Pamoja Kungoma Ya Amani (together around the drum of peace, in Swahili) in 2008 consists of a tour of three drumming groups from DRC, Rwanda and Burundi in their respective countries as well as neighbouring countries to celebrate their heroes and to promote peace. Iranian film maker Maziar Bahari is filming the events and making a doumentary of this unique tour that celebrates peace.

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Theatreplay Bafana Republic wins an award

31.7.2007 Theatreplay Bafana Republic wins an award

The satirical one (wo)man show Bafana Republic that received support by the Prince Claus Fund written by Mike van Graan and perfomed by acctress Lindiwe Matsikiza was named “Best One Person Show” at the inaugural South African Comedy Awards. The award came a day after the show returned from the Hilton Arts Festival where it played to two sold-out houses and standing ovations, with more...

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Casa Choco-Late

1.6.2007 Casa Choco-Late

'A House of Culture' in Colombia organised cultural activities that were supported by the Prince Claus Fund. Choco: Is the name of the department located on Colombia’s western pacific sea board. Late: from the verb to beat, as in heartbeat. This title was thought up by the children of Nuqui to mean that their department is alive. They also refer to themselves as chocolate.

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