“To live is to resist. Resist all the vagaries of life. You have to exist. We must resist (…) Clothing is part of our identity, ”said the couturier Pathé’O, this Tuesday, October 19, 2021, in Ouagadougou. Abidjan, it is Ouagadougou which hosts the Celebration of 50 years of career of Pathé’O. This celebration will be celebrated with the dedication of the book “Pathé’O de fil en aiguille”, a biographical book written by Cheick Yvan. This fiftieth anniversary is also a master class for young people. The highlight will be a fashion show and a large exhibition selling the outfits from the parade to allow the public to afford these unique pieces.
The Cardinal of Ouagadougou at MICA and Fespaco Pro
His Eminence, Philippe Cardinal Ouédraogo visited this October 19, 2021, together with the General Delegate of Fespaco, Alex Moussa Sawadogo, the International Market of African Cinema (Mica) and the activities of “Fespaco Pro” which take place at the headquarters of Fespaco. The prelate congratulated the general delegate and blessed the organization of the 27th edition of the biennial of African cinema.
The International African Cinema Market in numbers
Mica connects international buyers and sellers of cinematographic works. Mica favors, so to speak, transactions between producers and buyers of African films and those from the diaspora. Le Mica is made up of 51 films including 13 feature-length fiction films; three (3) short fiction films; 21 feature-length documentaries; eight (8) short documentaries and six television series. To this, we must add 66 companies to the catalog including 18 national and international institutions-organizations; 23 production companies; 18 distribution, broadcasting and other companies; two training schools and five festivals.
A’salfo, Pathé’O and Guy Kalou honored at the “ Celebrities days ”
The 3rd edition of ” Celebrities days ” which distinguishes the stars of culture and sport who have now become an activity of Fespaco, distinguished the Ivorians A’salfo, Pathé’O and Guy Kalou. It was on the night of October 17 to 18, at the Ouagadougou town hall. Pathé’O was honored for the second time with a trophy to mark its 50 years of profession. Iron Biby (sport), Didier Awadi (music) Moumouni Dagano (sport) are, among others, the distinguished stars.
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Babacar Galbani, the designer of the monument of the place of the filmmakers
Special envoy to Ouagadougou