Niger, guest of honor at the 21st edition of the National Culture Week of Burkina Faso

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NIAMEY: Niger is the guest of honor at the 21st edition of the National Culture Week (SNC) of Burkina Faso, scheduled from April 27 to May 4, 2024 in Bobo-Dioulasso.

The announcement was made this morning of Friday March 1, 2024 by the Minister of State, Minister of Communication, Culture, Arts and Tourism, Spokesperson for the Government of Burkina Faso, Mr. Rimtalba Jean Emmanuel Ouedraogo , following an audience granted to him by the President of the National Council for the Protection of the Fatherland (CNSP), Brigadier General Abdourahamane Tiani.

According to the Spokesperson of the Burkinabè Government, the President of the CNSP notified him of his agreement for Niger to be the guest of honor at this major cultural event in Burkina Faso because ‘culture must be highlighted in the framework of the fight that we (member countries of the AES, editor’s note) are waging for sovereignty and regained dignity.

‘Culture must be the solid foundation on which we will build the solidarity of our peoples of Nige
r, Burkina Faso and Mali, who today have culture as a value of sharing, fraternity, mutual respect, etc. », added the Burkinabè Minister in charge of Culture for whom the National Culture Week of his country will be an opportunity to further magnify the values of the people of the Sahel countries.

The National Culture Week (SNC) of Burkina Faso, it is noted, has been organized since 1983. This important cultural activity is organized every two years in the city of Bobo-Dioulasso, bringing together thousands of artists, creators and culture enthusiasts from the four corners of the country.

Source: Burkina Information Agency

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