Festival Couleur Café: Discover African Culture in Geneva

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couleur cafeThe festival Couleur Café in Geneva is undeniably the vitrine of African culture.

The African community has a strong presence in Switzerland, with some 86,000 native Africans or people with African ancestry.

couleur cafeAt the festival, you will have the chance to discover a space dedicated to the creative and dynamic expression – and openness to the world – that Africa can offer.

What is the event’s goal? Promote widely African culture.

How to spread this culture? By organizing concerts, shows, dance, music and by exchanging the knowledge of the culture and the art around the world.

The event runs from 6 November until 19 November.

A particular highlight is this Saturday at the Usine Kugler where there will be an initiation to African dance.couleur café

Moreover, in the evening you have the modeling of La nuit des ambianceurs, and what we call l’art de le sapologie Africaine where you can discover many modes of snazzy dressing.

There is much to discover; the food, arts, movies, including artists Ablaye Cissoko & Constantinople, Oum, Habib Koité and last but not least Mory Kanté.

For more information visit Couleur Café

Photo credit : http://www.couleurcafe.ch/

Cedric Fidele Cedric Fidele

As an Event Coordinator, I have managed the development and implementation of different projects from workshops, round tables or courses, to forums and events with over 1,000 participants.

I am involved in every stage of the process from planning and delivery to post-event follow up. In every situation, though one thing is always present: my focus on top quality client service in French and English. How do I do this?


Listening - so I fully understand the needs of my clients
Communicating - creating and building relationships so I can effectively convey what the client wants
Organizing - planning ahead and being proactive to ensure we respect our deadlines

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