6. “We believe in public art as a vehicle for communicating urban concerns, health, and well-being and to anchor arts and culture more deeply in Windhoek's urban identity.” Dennis Schroeder, Goethe-Intsitut Namibia Director. The festival co-produced by Goethe-Institut Namibia and National Theatre of Namibia, and proudly sponsored by the Franco-German Cultural Fund.
Weaving is of great importance in many African cultures and traditional weavers occupy an important role in African Societies. The Dogon of Mali for example, believe that spinning and weaving thread can be likened to human reproduction and the notion of rebirth.
Youth in Diversity - The European Film Festival 2022 is a partnership project of the Delegation of the European Union to Namibia and 8 European embassies and cultural agencies in Namibia: the Embassies of Germany, France, Portugal, Span, Goethe-Institut and the Italian Club.
Slated for 24 September 2022, the Fair is the culmination of the focus areas of the "Buy Local, Grow Namibia" campaign since inception. It will focus on the creative industry in various forms from art, fashion and film to local performers, SME retailers and product innovators in the first of its kind market under the BUY LOCAL GROW NAMIBIA campaign brand.