On the occasion of the commemoration of Africa Day, a set of events will take place at Técnico on 24th and 25th May, as well as a fundraising event to support Mozambique.
• 24th May
– Salão Nobre
4 p.m. – Programme presentation by Amadú Dafé
4.10 p.m. – Opening session
Luís Silveira, Vice-president of IST (International Affairs)
4.30 p.m. – Poem recitation “África Origem da Vida na Terra”
4.40 p.m. – Choir performance – African Hymn
5 p.m. – “The situation of African students in diaspora” (Debate)
Moderator: Amadú Dafé (Writer)
Alexandre Passo (Federação Académica de Lisboa)
Luís Ferreira (Vice-rector – Universidade de Lisboa)
Tcherno Baldé (former president of AEGBL in Lisbon)
Yannick Insaly (Fundação Aga Khan)
Wilson Inocêncio (Angolan businessman)
7 p.m. – Closing Session
– In front of the main building
7.30 p.m. – 9.30 p.m.
Workshop – Traditional African dances.
• 25th May
– Jardim Norte (North Tower)
12.50 p.m. – Choir performance – African Hymn
1 p.m. – Solidarity lunch
Traditional African Food: Muamba (Angola), Cachupa (Cape Verde), Caldo de Mancara (Guinea-Bissau), Matapa (Mozambique), Calulu (Sao Tome and Principe).
– Main building (Inner Hall)
3 p.m. – Dance, acoustic music, painting, poetry, drama
– Salão Nobre
5 p.m. – Fashion show
Alfa Canté (Guinea-Bissau)
Clara Lopes (Guinea-Bissau)
Roselyn Silva (Sao Tome and Principe)
ZeZa | Sandra Costa (Angola)
– Main building (Entrance)
7.30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
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