The Burkin’Arts festival, offered by the Tôtout’Arts cultural center to promote contemporary Burkinabè art in all its forms, is back from October 22 to 31 for its seventh edition in Villeneuve, Les Angles and Sauveterre.
And if this year most of the artists were unable to come from Burkina-Faso due to the health crisis, their works will still be exhibited. The program is varied, with four exhibitions at the Philippe Le Bel tower, the conference room, the Notre-Dame des 7 pains chapel and the Tôtout’Arts space in Villeneuve. The opportunity to discover the works of the bronze sculptor Kossi Traoré, the painters Ousmane Koula and André Kané or the sculptor Issiaka Savadogo. The vernissages will take place this Saturday, October 23 from 10 a.m. at the Philippe le Bel tour.
In addition to the exhibitions, many events are on the program, with this Friday, October 22, at 8:30 p.m., a reading of the book The scar by Claudine Laurent and Christophe Sawadogo and a concert by the duo Dembélé Longsworth will be offered at the Chartreuse de Villeneuve. On Saturday 23 October, the Jean-Ferrat cultural center in Sauveterre will host the play at 8:30 p.m. KPG “Ragandé”, by Kientega Pingdewindé Gérard.
On Sunday October 24, the Renc’Arts des Angles will host the great maquis at 7 p.m., including a large traditional African meal. Limited to 49 people, reservations on 04 90 90 91 79, price 12 euros. On Monday October 25, at 8 p.m., the Villeneuve conference room will host a screening of the film Borders by Apolline Traoré. The story of three women who meet – in the Bamako bus Going through Ouagadougou, faced with various adventures, especially when crossing borders.