African Festival by ICCR : A programme of African Dance and Music
Indian Council For Cultural Relation organised Africa Festival in 2010. A programme of African Dance & Music from 5 Countries: South Africa, Rwanda, Tunisia, Malawi & Nigeria. About Africa Festival : Africa is a vast continent and its regions and nations have distinct forms of traditional dance and music. The council has been encouraging regular cultural interaction with Africa. In April 2008, a 2-day cultural event entitled 'A Tribute to Africa' was organized, on the margins of the Africa summit in new Delhi. 12 countries from Africa participated in the event, with troupes from Algiers, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Libya, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. The ICCR was founded in 1950 by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, independent India's first Education Minister. The Council helps formulate and implement policies pertaining to India's external cultural relations, to foster mutual understanding between India and other countries and to promote cultural exchanges with other peoples. Source : http://www.india-forums.com/event/158/87734-the-traditional-dancers-at-the-africa-festival-in-new-delhi-on-t.htm & Wikipedia This footage is part of the professionally-shot broadcast stock footage archive of Wilderness Films India Ltd., the largest collection of HD imagery from South Asia. The Wilderness Films India collection comprises of tens of thousands of hours of high quality broadcast imagery, mostly shot on HDCAM 1080i High Definition, HDV and XDCAM. Write to us for licensing this footage on a broadcast format, for use in your production! We are happy to be commissioned to film for you or else provide you with broadcast crewing and production solutions across South Asia. We pride ourselves in bringing the best of India and South Asia to the world... Reach us at wfi @ vsnl.com and email@example.com.