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Updated: Dec 19, 2023

Hello or « A fon a » in Fon language!

The Tour of Africa continued in Cotonou the week of January 13 to 19, 2020. The team of the African Dream invites you to discover the story of the 2nd stage.

> #TOURISM: "Little Chilli Pepper" in Benin

Three formats are available: a Podcast (Audio), an e-Mag (Text/photos) or a Mix format (Video/audio/text).

In this podcast: "Little Chilli pepper" shares her touristic experience + Testimonies: moving to Cotonou, Martina tells about it.


Link : e-Mag

PODCAST #2 Tour of Africa - Benin special. (Only in French)

Mix (Only in French)

> #HISTORY: History of Benin before 1800

Narrated by Jules Logossou, a student, co-author of the book "A Study of the History of Danhome".

We wish to thank Mr. Yede Ulrich for facilitating the organization of the capture.

> #ART #DIGITALISATION of artistic projects

One artist has benefited from the day of digitalisation in Cotonou to make photos shooting

Cyrus Orfin d'Hyzo, a plastic artist:

Follow the new chanel opened for the 10th edition of the Afro Pepites Show: Youtube/AfroPepiteShow

> #ART #INTERVIEW Portrait of Benin

The plastic artist Marcel Kpoho will talk to us about his tire creations. Online release in 2021 Youtube/AfricaTour

> #CONFERENCE Newspaper clippings

Thanks to Alli Wassi of SICA, Eric Azanney of Awalé Afriki, Edwige Klutse TV & radio host, to Emmanuel Tognidaho Tometin of DekartCom, Matthieu of CAFRIM, to the photographer Touvnel ATIYE and the newspaper "Le potentiel", for having relayed information via their network.

See photo on our Instagram page.

> #MASTERCLASS "Culture applied to the Digital"

Animated by Lætitia Normand

Hosted by Artisttik Africa in Cotonou, Mr. Arcade Assogba, Executive Director.

Participants: Fifteen

See more photo on our Instagram page

An event made possible thanks to:

Artistikk Africa cultural center :

Awalé Afriki :

Europe-Afrique Committee:

Thank you Nadjat Eyraud, my energetic coach,

Thank you Ulrich Yede for the connection with the historian,

Thank you Mr Sébastien Yves-Ménager National Director of SOBEBRA for hosting in Benin and for facilitating the partnership with Novotel,

Thank you General Gbian and Mr Martin for their welcome! What a poetry!

In tribute to late Pr Kiflé Sélassié Béséat

> If you liked it, let us know!

The price of the e-Mag is free!

We have opened a donation page: Click here

> What’s next?

It is to Lomé, Togo, that the Tour of Africa went next.

Contact us:

Sponsors, Partners:

Join us:

- Call for application "Projects Managers"

- Call for application "Historians"

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Enjoy the cultural trip!

A Wa Nu Kaka! (Fon language) / Thank you very much!

Long life to Benin « the cradle of Voodoo »!

By Lætitia Normand aka « Little chilli pepper »

For The African Dream

PS : The Tour of Africa will continue after the lockdown! #Covid19, as soon as we can travel internationally again!

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