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!
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
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
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
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:
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
I like to talk, (and listen)… and sometimes, this personal skill helps me discover things and places that I could have never imagined! I went to pick up my child to the kinder garden last week and by some strange chance, I met another father whose name was Henri Kalama Akulez. We had a short chat and … More Artist Henri Kalama Akulez Collection
After some time in Kinshasa, nobody has told me about this place. Every one knows that there is a Fine Arts Academy, but so far, none has convinced me to go there. However, I was impressed when I visited it! I recommend it fully! L´ Académie des Beaux-Arts – Fine Arts Academy of Kinshasa is … More The Académie des Beaux-Arts (ABA) – Fine Arts Academy
A few days ago I went to the Academie of Beaux Arts, where I made a post. While discovering its exposition, I felt in love with a few paintings. In fact one of them was spectacular. After asking the people around, it seemed that the painting was from an artist called Doudou Mbemba. To my … More Doudou Mbemba Exposition 3-31st October
Living in Kinshasa can be very surprising. If you hit the road you can find hidden potential spots like SIMON´s PLAZA. We woke up very early planning to go somewhere near the Airport with some friends. Once on the road, we decided to make a stop and take a drink…. after asking around, we found … More Simon´s Plaza in Kinshasa
If you live in Kinshasa or you are visiting Kinshasa, you HAVE to go to this place! The Centre For Handicapped of Kinshasa was built thanks to the Belgium Charity Brothers and the Spanish Sacred Heart of Jesus Missionary. This NGO plays a significant role in the lives of disabled people who live in Kinshasa and its aim … More Centre For Handicapped of Kinshasa
Even though French is spoken by most of Congolese people in Kinshasa, Lingala is the first language of many of the residents of “the city“. It’s spoken by the nounous (baby sitters), cleaning ladies, drivers, at work, in shops and in restaurants. It’s used in the songs played on the radio and in the clubs. … More Learn Lingala
Mediatèque Floribert Chebeya If you want to rent books or DVD´s , study or read international newspapers or magazines, then you should go to the Mediatèque Floribert Chebeya. You can find the Mediatèque Floribert Chebeya in the Halle de La Gombe, in the Institut Français de Kinshasa. You can become a member by paying 15$ per year (10$ … More Mediathèques
This weekend I felt like taking my husband and little ones for a trip into the nature. So I asked people where to go, and I found the place I was looking for! With the help of the driver, we were in the car early on Saturday morning on our way to the Lac de … More Lac de ma Vallee