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Zim participates in World Black Arts Festival

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Dakar is where the action’s at, this month, with the 3rd World Black Arts Festival, Festival Mondial des Arts Nègres, taking place between December 10 and 31.

This major international arts and culture event opened Friday with the first in a series of forums on black civilisation and culture, launched by Senegalese president Abdoulaye Wade.

The opening concert at Léopold Senghor Stadium was a spectacular Son et Lumière (Sound and Light) in which 2 000 dancers portrayed the history of black peoples from ancient Egypt through the slave trade up to the independence of African nations and the current African Renaissance movement.

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