In February 2020,in partnership with twawezacommunications,the British Council hosted the first #CultureGrows symposium culturegrows/yesterday-today-tomorrow at the national museums.or.ke as part of our Cultural Heritage and inclusive growth programme to reflect on the past,present and future of Kenya's Cultural heritage.
We are back with another edition this year, from the 16th to 18th March 2022 during our #CulturalHeritageWeek.The 2022 edition will be a hybrid event and we will host a small audience in Nairobi and simultaneously livestream the event on our social media platforms on Youtube,Facebook and Twitter .Expect a line up of engaging speakers,musicians,tech leaders and cultural experts.
The title of this years' symposium is"Decolonization of Cultural Heritage in Africa."Bringing together cultural practitioners ,tech leaders,academics, and policy makers from across the continent.The sessions will include conversations on the restitution of cultural heritage in Africa,community engagement strategies in inclusive cultural heritage,indigenous knowledge and climate change,food security ,and the digitization of cultural heritage.
This hybrid event will feature in-person conversations,keynote speeches,panel conversations as well as musical performances .
Sign up to listen to cultural professionals discuss community engagement strategies.If you are excited as we are,register and join us for the event!