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East Africa Arts  #EastAfricaArts is a British Council programme connecting artists between Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan, and the UK

It may be Wednesday, but there are no mid-week blues over here!
Stay focused friends, let's embody sunshine attitude to see us through the rest of the week.
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As we get ready to announce our new set of nAnA grantees, get re/acquainted with Salooni, (nAnA 2016 grantees). We've been sitting on this gem for a while and we're looking forward to setting the full film free next Wednesday! πŸ‘€πŸ‘‘πŸ‘πŸΎ
Featuring: @thesalooni / @darlkom, @kkaybie, @gwavah & @aidanambi
Created by: @nzingaeffect
Produced by: @whattookyousolong & @vanonditi.chenzira
Directed by @reneemboya
Music from @labdiofficial

"If not you, -then who? And if not now then when?"
#mondaymotivation and #makerscrushmonday all in one today is UgandanRwandan visual artist @collin_sekajugo who took it upon himself to found @ivuka_arts_kigali - Rwanda's first visual arts incubator. Dedicating to "using art to using art to change lives."
πŸ“· @collin_sekajugo

London based women in music, have you heard of 'Next Steps'?
Check out this brilliant new initiative from @siananderson and @sadiq offering vital support, mentorship and talent development to young women in music.

Today in Glasgow! Check out 'Black Female Identity & The African Spirit' with Sekai Machache, Awuor Onyango & Alberta Whittle with @focasphotoscotland . This is part of 'Body of Land'- nAnA 2017 grant winners 😊

Jumped out of bed this morning like...
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"Our stories have the power to break down barriers!"
British Council is excited to be supporting, the vibrant and exciting 'AfroQueer Podcast'.
Dedicated to telling authentic stories of love, identity and relationships, whilst exploring these themes, and what they mean, - in both the traditional and panAfrican landscapes of today.
Visit @afroqueerpodcast, to learn more
#eastafricaarts πŸ“· @goldmelanin

Aspiring recording artist? This one is for you -WHEREVER in the world you might be.
REPOST from @nts_radio
NTS WIP is open to applications from international artists across the globe 🌍, apply now at nts.live/wip
NTS WIP is an artist development programme from NTS Radio, Arts Council England (@acegrams) and @carharttwip

Applications are still open for UK based festival directors, programmers, agents and/or booker's interested in creating new connections in East Africa!

The link is in our bio, click it for more info! πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§πŸ˜†

London. @britishfilminstitute film festival returns this October and with it comes an opportunity to enjoy @wanuri 's must see love story Rafiki. For tickets and showtimes visit @britishfilminstitute website.

Happy new week friends! Our #makerscrushmonday today is the creative duo of @clint_malik and @moh_mckenzie - visit vogue.com to read an engaging profile on this eccentric street style duo proudly repping Nairobi πŸ’₯ πŸ“· @everydaypeoplestories

In our last pop-up panal this Nyege Nyege weekend, we'll be back at the Dark Star stage at 4pm for 'Femmes & the Machine'

Who are the Womxn at the forefront and behind the scenes? How are they operating The Machine that is the music industry? Meet the formidable femmes creating, changing, and challenging the culture of the music industry.
Come and #TalkNyegeToMe with Hibotep, Katudiosis, @jlin_p , Juliana Huxtable, and DJ @kkaybie

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