Association Benebnooma – Koudougou

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Non-profit association founded in 1984 and registered in 1991.

Areas. World music, traditional and contemporary dance, visual arts, photography, crafts, clothing and culinary arts, information and cultural communication

Activities. Convinced that development through synergy of actions, the association runs many activities in the fields of culture and communication with and towards the peoples of all backgrounds. We cite a few:

the Atypical Nights of Koudougou (NAK). This international festival is held annually in late November since 1996. Beyond an artistic programming that attracts a large audience (over 50,000 visitors), NAK allow many artists and professionals in the region and the rest the world to come together to share their experiences and projects. They welcome many trainees from Africa and Europe who complete their academic, artistic, cultural or administrative.

the management of the company Saaba Boulkiemdé, a professional troupe of drums and traditional dances. Benebnnoma develops with it many projects on the homes of organization, training, creation and dissemination of great shows, with partners in the subregion (Noyam Ghana Ngaarilaw Senegal, Koteba Set Abidjan Ivory Coast Ensemble Towara Benin, Mandinga Kora Mali, Raiz di Polon Cape Verde), the continent (Sarakassi Trust in Kenya, Africa Trust in South Africa), Europe, Asia and America .

Training. Benebnooma provides training in cultural administration (design, development, management, monitoring and evaluation of projects) and technical achievements (construction of stands and podiums).

support for artistic and cultural projects. Benebnooma supported the creation and structuring of several local cultural organizations, such as Wuiré Imasgho festival, the festival of Poa Chicken, the festival of cultural and artistic revelations of Lyolo or the days of fruit and vegetables Sanguié, in the Central West region; the orchestra of students of mixed Gounghin High School in Ouagadougou; Wedbindé the festival, Kaya …

performing cultural programs for its Palabre 92.2 radio and community TV TV Yaka.

Resources. Benebnooma permanently employs over 50 people for all its activities and 4 people for NAK, and appealed to hundreds of contractors and volunteers. It occupies a vast complex that includes administrative offices, a training center (nursery and primary school, technical courses in secretarial, accounting, engineering, blacksmithing, printing, food …), academic support classes, a social service, shop Sales of second-hand equipment and an Internet café with 12 computers and a broadband connection. The cultural part consists of an open space of about 200 seats, an indoor rehearsal room, an audiovisual production unit (TV Yaka) and a community radio (digital editing room, studio, newsroom …) . The association has the largest podium of Burkina (over 12m opening, height 1.5m and 10m deep) and the construction equipment 200 exhibition stands of 6m2, which allows it to perform its own events and supporting other organizations in benefits. Finally, she has a visitor center with 130 beds, a 80-seat conference hall and a 100 seat restaurant.

Professional network. Benebnooma collaborates with many cultural organizations in Burkina (Théâtre Evasion, Jazz à Ouaga Ouaga Hip Hop, Gambidi Cultural Center, Artistic Love Sabou …) and respondents in several other countries in Africa: Abidjan together Koteba Ivory Coast, Ghana Noyam the Mamar Kassey group in Niger Ngaari Laaw in Senegal … She also maintains close collaborations with the Atypical Nights of Langon, France, the Festival Mundial in Tilburg in the Netherlands and Antunes Carlhinos Brazil.

Funding. The NAK is regularly supported by various partners at national level (Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Communication, mayor of Koudougou, National Lottery, the Netherlands embassies, France, China …) and international (Africalia, OIF , Festival Mundial in Tilburg, Emmaus International H2O Auvergne …). Other activities also mobilize more partners.

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