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Did you know?

1. No African country names begin with the letters F, H, I, J, O, P, Q, V, W, X, or Y.

2. Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent.

3. The Republic of the Congo is one of the most urbanized countries in Africa.

African Culture is World Heritage

Appreciate Africa through African art, food, proverb sayings, folklore, biographies, spirituality and African living history.

Seth Dei a renowned Ghanaian Art collector

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Seth Dei, co-owner and founding board member of Blue Skies Ghana. Blue Skies is a producer of fresh fruit products in its factory near Nsawam Ghana. Dei is a renowned Ghanaian Art collector talking about the huge opportunity in Art, his biography, how he became an Art collector, his Collaboration with New York University and his advice to up and coming Artists. Listen to a celebrated Ghanaian art collector, investor, and co-owner of Blue Skies Seth Kwasi Dei speak about his collection. A renowned Ghanaian businessperson and art collector, Seth Dei is the founder of the Dei Center for the Study of Contemporary African Art in Accra Ghana. He has dedicated his life to the collection and preservation of West African art, acquiring hundreds of paintings over the past decades. Dei believes the first priority for Ghana should be to build a new museum of contemporary art so the world can see what is here. Seth Dei described how he entered the art world: “I went to school in the US, a pre

What is African Art

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African Art What is African art? If the answer seems self-evident it is not. What is African Art Explore and Understand Africa Through Her Food and Culture Art plays an essential role in the lives of the African people and their communities and people across the world.  What is African art? If the answer seems self-evident it is not.  What is African art? What is meant by ‘African’ is just a matter of geography or ethnicity?  Africa is a diverse continent of many cultures and African art falls under many headings as well. African art was once regarded as primitive art in museums. Each African artist has their own uniqueness providing a positive glimpse into the talent of Africa’s artists and their continuing inspiration on art and culture thru the world. South African artist Marcus Neustetter created Chasing Light in 2010 as a digital projection. Chasing Light has been presented as laser and glow stick performances,

Africa is surrounded by water but is not an island, here are a few African Island facts.

Madagascar is the 4th large island in the world and is located in the Indian Ocean supporting a unique biology, about 90% of its plants and animals are found nowhere else on earth.

Composed of 155 islands, Seychelles is Africa's smallest country. By far the largest island is Mahe, home to about 90% of the population and the site of its capital city of Victoria.

Cabo Verde has a strategic location 310 miles or 500 km from the west coast of Africa near major north-south sea routes; important communications station; important sea and air refueling site.

Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent. Continents can not be considered islands because of their size and also by historic definition since many people who study geography define islands and continents as two different things.

African cultures express, encourage, and communicate energy

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Being African in America I have grown up learning about different ethnic cultures. My father and mother are historians of African culture and history and their influence expanded my activities to several best-selling cookbooks, magazine columns, self-branded products, and a popular African culture and food blog.

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