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Cultural diversity an asset of all. "And 'the theme of the 2010 international festival of contemporary African cultures. The date is September 15 to 18 at the Palladium Theatre-University of Rome, where the festival brings stage big shows coming from or created in co-production, through the organization of the Department of Public Policy, Faculty of Political Science.

Theater, music, dances alternate onstage as a space for identity and many more different faces of Africa, but in four days of the event can also participate in conferences, such as opening entitled "Immigration Citizenship"; see films ("You" world Camilla Ruggiero and "Brothers of Italy" by Branko Schmidt, adolescent immigrants in our country) to see a piece of theater in Arabic, staged by a Tunisian company, with Evelina Meghnagi music, listen to a chorus of six voices that speak languages that have similarities with Calabrian dialects of other regions, and more.

The final (September 18) is entrusted to "Keur Senegal, Senegalese festival during the 50 years of democracy in the country, with dancers, acrobats, musicians and percussionist Mbaye Sema.

In addition to performances that help to circulate about the African continent, the festival also has the merit of providing new employment opportunities for young artists, technicians, specialists in art or study.

The festival is held with the prize of membership and representation of the Italian President, with the patronage of the Senate, House of Deputies, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Ministry for Cultural Heritage, Ministry for Equal Opportunity, the Italian Commission - UNESCO, Embassy of Senegal and Tunisia and with the support of the Culture of the Municipality of Rome.

Feast of Africa
Sept. 15 to 18
Palladium Theatre
Piazza Bartolomeo Romano
Opening Free entrance
Shows from 5 to 10 euros

Information and program at www.festadafricafestival.com