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  15 November 2005  
 

2006 Festival on the Niger

 
     
 

Founded in 1852, Segou, keeper of one of the most ancient histories of West Africa, capital of the ancient Bambara kingdom, has an undeniable charm which is well worth discovering. Ancient kingdom of culture and tradition, Segou has inspired numerous writers and historians. Among the most famous is Maryse Condé.

Segou is also a region of traditional music and dance. The second Festival on the Niger, which will take place from 2 to 5 February 2006 in Segou, offers you a unique spectacle, with music and dance from the region, as well as well-known West-African artists, who will play on the river Niger.

The theme will be Culture and Environment, Tourism and Environment. The festival will start on February 2 with a forum that will bring together experts on the theme "The multiple functions of the river Niger", which is directly related to the theme of this years festival.

This second edition of the festival has an innovating and very rich program ; besides traditional music and the forum, there will be expositions, tales and legends, workshops and a craft faire.

 
     
 
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» 2010 Festival on the Niger in Segou Mali: the program
» The festival on the Niger in Segou program 2009
» Provisory festival on the Niger schedule 2008
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» The Festival on the Niger prepares the 2007 edition
 
     
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