TMU African Cultural Festival 2023
Source: Office of Global Engagement
Published on 2023-04-25
Organized by TMU Office of Global Engagement, the “African Cultural Festival 2023” will take place from May 1 to May 12. The festival aims to promote African culture and enhance the Taiwan-Africa friendship. The festival organizers have put together a program of activities, including forums, a fair, and performances, offering participants opportunities to improve their understanding of African culture and appreciate the cultural diversity on the TMU campus.
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Forum: Africa, the world’s future innovation laboratory, does not lag behind.
Speaker: Mr. Wei-chen Lu, co-founder of wowAfrica
In Mr. Lu’s talk, he will highlight cases of innovation and entrepreneurship in Africa, examine future trends and challenges of innovation and development, and provide valuable insights into the African market.
Forum: From job searching to starting a business, I established my own career in Africa.
Speaker: Ms. Shin Chen, Co-founder of SHED management services
Ms. Shin Chen is the co-founder of SHED management services, and after completing her university studies, she moved to Ghana to work. This decision proved to be instrumental in her professional development, as she was able to quickly advance up her career ladder and achieve financial success in a shorter period than her peers.
African Cultural Festival- Opening Ceremony
Venue: TMU Square
We are delighted to invite a professional African drum and dance group, “Senbe Vocal Percussion Band,” founded by Amiu, the most experienced African dancer in Taiwan. Senbe, meaning “power” in the local dialect, performs traditional music from Guinea in West Africa. They are skilled at combining traditional drumming with African dance, as well as incorporating traditional and indigenous songs, to present the beauty of African drumming and dance culture.
Join us in registering for the opening ceremony and receive a stunning gift! Register now by clicking HERE.
1100-1400 May10- May12
African Cultural Festival- Fair
Venue: TMU Square
The African Cultural Festival will feature a special African cultural fair. The booths on-site are diverse, ranging from food feasts and cultural artifacts to unique hair braiding experiences, allowing participants to fully experience the diverse aspects of African cultural life. The booths are also strongly committed to reducing plastic waste and are offering a special discount for those who bring their own eco-friendly food containers and utensils. Everyone is welcomed to participate!