AZFA featuring Tonga.Online @ African Networks Festival


INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL, 20th - 22nd May 2010 in Linz / Austria

From 20th until 22nd of May 2010 the cultural organization STADTWERKSTATT in Linz Austria is arranging together with partners from the fields of development cooperation, art and science the international festival "TREFFPUNKT / MEETING PLACE AFRIKA" on board of a vessel on the banks of the Danube river.

The festival is focusing on a two-days symposium with topics ranging from „African-European developments“ to „African Networks“. The Tonga.Online project with its Binga wireless pilot is one of the points of reference, others are Women of Uganda Network WOUGNET or Link-Net from Zambia, both specifically targeting network structures in rural areas. Therefore a crucial exchange of ideas and critical reflection of strategies and concepts is envisaged.

The lectures will be accompanied by filmscreenings, a DJ and concert nightline with great musicians from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Germany and Austria. And of course a soccer tournament..

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