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The teranga concept

Par Emmanuelle Pontié - Publié en mars 2023
Oshun Yoruba Crown, photo from the “God is a Woman” series by Senegalese artist Delphine Diallo, 2020
Oshun Yoruba Crown, photo from the “God is a Woman” series by Senegalese artist Delphine Diallo, 2020 

With its oceanfront capital, mild climate and friendly people, Senegal is the land of teranga, the land of welcome, open to the world. Its enormous historical and cultural assets range from the island of Gorée embodying the poignant, universal memory of slavery to the aura of statesman, poet and writer Léopold Sédar Senghor.

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