Culture once bound people together in a single national identity. Now it is a source of national wealth integrated into the country’s growth strategy.
Interview with the Minister of Culture and Tourism and former FESPACO general delegate.
To boost their profiles, artists and craftsmen hold shows outdoors, at galleries, in museums, during fairs and anywhere else they can.
Events, workshops and schools encourage young actors to heed their calling.
Burkina Faso has spawned artists working in various styles, from jazz to rock and hip-hop. The country is structuring dance and making it more professional.
FESPACO’s success has boosted cinema’s fortunes and made room for television.
Here are eight hot artists, painters, directors, singers, an actor, a filmmaker and a choreographer who have broken through or are
A guided tour of the restaurants, music bars, maquis and discos that keep the capital up at night.