I would like to show you the song to dance in Kin!!! Viva Kinshasa!
Iberia! Jamón Iberico! IBER-DANZA! As part of its program of cultural activities in 2016, the Spanish Embassy announces the presentation of contemporary dance group “Iberdanza”. When will it take place? It will occur Friday, April 22 at 19.00 at the Halle de la Gombe (French Institute ) at the Kinshasa International dance Festival Viva Kinshasa!
In 1944, the D-Day for the invasion of Normandy by the Allies has failed and Europe has not been released from the German forces. The men of an isolated Welsh village disappear and their wives believe that they have joined the resistance and soon German soldiers arrive at the village. >> View the trailer (via YouTube) … More Movie Resistance in Kinshasa
I hope I will not regret from writing this post. I have discovered an amazing place a few kilometres away from La Gombe. “Les pieds dans l´eau” opened in Summer 2015. After a lot of work, the Congolese lady who runs it, succeeded in creating one of the nicest places to go in Kinshasa. I can … More Les pieds dans l´eau Kinshasa
How crazy does it sounds to say that people are partying “La Feria de Abril” in Kinshasa? Well they are! Saturday 16th April in Rocas! In Kinshasa, “the sky is the limit”, and many Spanish (and known Spanish) women have decided to be creative for the event and dress up as a flamenca with pagne! … More Feria de abril in Kinshasa
Kinshasa and the DRC become digital. That is why, a group of Congolese people have started this great and fantastic movement for the future of DRC and Africa: Café Numérique. The goal of Café Numérique is to gather people in Kinshasa who are interested in digital technologies. People talk and put in commun multimedia innovations relevant for the city, the … More Café Numérique in Kinshasa
This is no news, but it is somehow good to know. Good to use, and why not, good to share! As I already explained in previous posts, it is very expensive to stay in Kinshasa. An appartment may cost you double the amount you would pay in Brussels or Madrid. Airbandb is a huge start-up … More Airbandb also in Kinshasa
The British Embassy is organising a Quiz night on Thursday 18 February. Enjoy the benefits of Quiz, which include: · Dialogue · Some (easier) quiz questions · Dialogue · Music · Answers to quiz questions · Food · Drink · Dialogue · Dialogue. How much & how many people can come? 6 persons max per … More British Embassy Quiz night in Kinshasa
I was surprised to learn that the 16th of January was a National Holiday in DRC… Why? Because it is also the date of my birthday! I decided to read and write about it, so that I could inform some of the people who read me about this important dates for the Congolese: January 16 … More 16-17th January, National Holidays in DRC
I would like to thank all of you for these last months of VivaKinshasa. Since I started writing in August 2015 I have had 20.000 views and more than 5.300 visitors. Thank you all!! VivaKinshasa has been a personal and collective project for me and my family, for all the crazy ones who have decided … More THANK YOU 2015 from Viva Kinshasa
Dr. Kerroc’h is a dentist of all Congolese, expats and not expats in Kinshasa. I have to admit that I was impressed to find a dentist cabinet looking so modern in Kinshasa.. believe me, this clinique looks much modern than all the ones I have seen in Brussels! They speak French and English. Dr. Kerroc’h … More Dentist Dr. Kerroc’h
Le Limoncello is a MUST in the life of any person, expat, new arrival or whatsoever in the life of the “Democratic Republic of la Gombe” 😉 Everyone knows this place and describes it as “a place where you can eat very good for good price, good service and good quality”. On top of that, … More Le Limoncello
Come and see, learn all about the taste of these artists: Mukalay, Mambengi and Kengele. Just for all of you in Kinshasa! Where? TMB Showroom: 1, Place du Marché ( just across from Vlisco) When? open to the public Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., also Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. How … More Exhibition -World Flamboyants:
Starting this Thursday 19th November with a cocktail from the sponsoring companies…. Kinshasa is preparing a Equestrian event, just like the one in Pretty Woman! When? From Friday 20th to Sunday 22th November Where?Cercle Hippique of of Kinshasa, near Ma Campagne. Opening hours: Friday and Saturday from 16:00, Sunday from 10:00 am Prices? Entry: Children (- … More Jumping International de Kinshasa
The Book Fair of Kinshasa starts is the moment of the year when people can enjoy and buy books about history, culture and more in Kinshasa. Authors from al around the world: RDC, Belgium, France, Sweden, Burundi and English will be exhibit. You have different places in “the city” to enjoy this fair: French Lycée Centre … More Book Fair in Kinshasa