Two-time African Footballer of the 12 months, Didier Drogba has confirmed his participation on the Inventive Africa Nexus Weekend (CANEX WKND) 2022.
Drogba, who’s extensively seen as one of the vital achieved soccer stars from Africa, has made super influence, utilizing soccer as a device for peace and empowerment in Cote D’Ivoire.
The previous Chelsea star who will likely be featured as an African Icon in one of many Fireplace Chat classes will likely be sharing his superb story with the continent.
The CANEX WKND 2022 is a three-day gathering of creatives from throughout Africa and the diaspora, and the occasion is billed to happen from 25–twenty seventh November 2022 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. This occasion will lead as much as the CANEX Summit at IATF2023.
In addition to Drogba, different prime African inventive consultants and thought leaders anticipated at CANEX WKND 2022 embody the Nigerian trio of Prof. Bruce Onobrakpeya, Alex Okosi, Managing Director of EMEA Rising Markets at YouTube and award-winning creator, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
Others are Abdul-Karim Abdullah, Founder and Chief Government Officer of Tradition Administration Group (CMG) and Afrochella Competition (Ghana); Magali Ohouens, Fashionable Artwork Specialist and Exhibition Coordinator at Cécile Fakhoury Gallery (Côte d’Ivoire); Armando Cabral, Founder and Inventive Director, Armando Cabral (Portugal) and Elvis Adidiema, Director, Sony Music for French-speaking Africa, amongst others.
The CANEX WKND 2022, by way of the Roundtables, fireplace chats, grasp courses and conversations, will present a possibility for sector particular consultants to critically dissect points impacting the continent’s inventive industries with a view to growing interventions that may present an enabling setting for the Inventive and Cultural Industries (CCI) to thrive.
A few of the matters to be deliberated upon embody why elevated funding within the African music ecosystem is essential.
There’ll equally be a dialog with key movie business stakeholders on the distribution of African-made content material to native and international audiences.
The necessity to promote vertical and regional integration within the African Style ecosystem may also be mentioned by style strategists.
As anticipated, there was rising curiosity in participation in CANEX WKND and organisers have simplified the method for all throughout Africa and past with free registration at www.canex.africa.
“Just by making a CANEX account and registering for CANEX WKND, delegates can attend all the important thing occasion classes together with a spread of intensive grasp courses commencing on Thursday 24 November and working by way of Sunday 27 November, alongside the primary plenary session on Saturday, November 26,” a consultant of the organisers defined.