ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS
3 – 31 JANUARY
Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts – Cape Town, South Africa
Pack your picnic baskets for the annual live concert series at the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens in Cape Town. The January line-up includes South African favourites, the Parlotones, Prime Circle, Mi Casa, and The Soil.
9 JANUARY – 12 FEBRUARY
Addis Calling Exhibition – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Addis Calling, hosted at the Addis Fine Art Gallery, celebrates the breadth and depth of artistic practice in Addis Ababa through the presentation of works by seven contemporary artists who live and work in the capital. The exhibition; a vibrant mix of painting, photography and mixed media, reflects the dynamic artistic activity in Addis Ababa today. Participating artists include Dawit Abebe, Tamrat Gezahegne, Leikun Nahusenay and Michael Tsegaye.
27 – 29 JANUARY
Powering Africa Summit – Washington D.C., US
The Powering Africa Summit (PAS) is a platform to showcase power, trade and infrastructure investment opportunities across the African continent, engaging decision makers from the American and African public and private sectors to explore how project bankability can be increased. This year’s Summit will focus on the successes of the private sector – including America’s private equity houses, sovereign wealth funds and America’s power house family wealth funds.
28 – 29 JANUARY
Presidential CEO Investment Summit – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Held in association with the African Union Commission and NEPAD, the Africa investor (Ai) CEO Presidents Investment Summit is described as an exclusive annual dialogue platform for CEOs and investors with African Heads of State on trade and investment opportunities on the continent. Speakers include Ghana’s President John Mahama, Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta, AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina, and AU Chair Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma.