"Selam invites you to the fifth webinar in our series addressing Covid-19 in Africa. What are the living and working conditions for professionals in the field of culture in West African societies?
- how has the music, film and tourism industri been affected by the pandemic?
- what is the role of culture in this period?
- what can various actors in the culture sector do to alleviate their own situation and contribute to solutions for society in the short and long term perspective.
Panel speakers include:
Richard Traore, Ceo Seydoni group (Burkina Faso)
Fidelis Duker, festival director & film maker (Nigeria)
Awa Bling, Hip Hop Artist/Song writer/Activist (Gambia)
Carrie Owuso Asamoah, journalist (Ghana)
The Webinar will be moderated by Nathan Hamelberg from Selam.
The situation in Africa as a whole is urgent, our objective is to facilitate a discussion that will in turn will facilitate possibilities for mutual aid, swift action and long term solutions."