02 June 2016, Thursday, 13:13

Ufa Petroleum University will host African Art Festival

 

UFA, 2 June 2016. /Bashinform News Agency, Elmira Sabirova/. The festival of African art "Africa Day" will be held at Ufa State Petroleum Technological University (USPTU) on Friday, June 3.

This day is also called the African Freedom Day and is dedicated to the anniversary of the Organization of African Unity created by 30 African leaders in Addis Ababa on May 25, 1963. This year the "Africa Day" festival will focus on the theme "Africa – a Cradle of Humanity", the press centre of USPTU explains.

The event will be attended by more than 800 foreign students from USPTU, BSMU, USATU, Ufa Law Institute of the Ministry of Interior, State Pedagogical University named after M.Akmulla.

The program includes: tasting of national dishes, exhibition of souvenirs and photos of the peoples of Africa, flashmob of African dance school, a concert program. Viewers will see colourful, energetic African dances — African-chaos and Kizomba, will listen to the songs of different peoples of Africa. Awarding of the winners of the world futsal championship among foreign university students of Ufa will also be carried out.

The festival will be held at the 8th building of USPTU, Pervomaiskaya Street, 14.