Events


FRIDAY 9 June 

18:00
Image Afrique Festival ‘17
CAP Prize 2017
Exhibition Opening
Theaterplatz | free


SATURDAY 10 June

17:00
Image Afrique Festival ’17
Nabil Boutros: Alles Ägypyter
Exhibition Opening
Voltaplatz | free

18:00
Kongo am Rhein Festival
Exhibition of Congolese Contemporary Art: 

Painting and Installation 
Exhibition Opening
Salon Mondial
Freilager-Platz 10 | free


THURSDAY 15 June

18:30
Image Afrique Festival ’17
Afrika-Komitee:
Democrats
Film screening followed by discussion with Lucy Mazingi (YETT, Zimbabwe)
Neues Kino
Klybecksstrasse 247 | Donations welcome


FRIDAY 16 June

17:00
Image Afrique Festival ’17
Plakatausstellung des K’Werk
Exhibition Opening
Lindenberg 10 | Free

19:00-23:00
Kongo am Rhein
Freddy Mutombo and the Niemandsland Theatergroup
Performance Workshop followed by a performance on the Rhein Promenade on 24. June
Union Kultur- & Begegnungszentrum | free


SATURDAY 17 June

16:00
Kongo am Rhein
Eddy Ekete: L’homme-cannette
Performance
Rhine River Promenade | free


SUNDAY 18 June

16:00
Image Afrique Festival ‘17
Aya de Yopougon (France 2013)
Film screening
Kino Sputnik
Am Bahnhofplatz, Liestal | CHF 15/12

18:00
Image Afrique Festival ‘17
Usgrächnet Gähwilers (Switzerland 2016)
Film screening followed by Q&A with the director, Martin Guggisberg
Kino Sputnik
Am Bahnhofplatz, Liestal | CHF 15/12


MONDAY 19 June 

18:00
Image Afrique Festival ‘17
La pirogue / Die Piroge (Senegal 2012)
Film screening
Kino Sputnik
Am Bahnhofplatz, Liestal | CHF 15/12

20:15
Image Afrique Festival ‘17
Des étoiles / Unterm Sternenhimmel (Frankreich, Belgien, Senegal 2014)
Film screening
Kino Sputnik
Am Bahnhofplatz, Liestal | CHF 15/12


TUESDAY 20 June 

20:15
Image Afrique Festival ‘17
Ayanda and the Mechanic (South Africa 2015)
Flm screening
Kino Sputnik
Am Bahnhofplatz, Liestal | CHF 15/12


WEDNESDAY 21 June 

18:00
Images of Current Affairs – Press Photography and Archives in Africa
Guided tour
Basel University Library
Schönbeinstrasse 18-20 | free

20:15
Image Afrique Festival ‘17
À peine j’ouvre les yeux / Kaum öffne ich die Augen (Tunisia 2015)
Film screening
Kino Sputnik
Am Bahnhofplatz, Liestal | CHF 15/12

20:30
South African Jazz
Andile Yenana Sextett
the bird’s eye jazz club
Kohlenberg 20 | CHF 14/8


THURSDAY 22 June 

20:30
South African Jazz
Andile Yenana Sextett
the bird’s eye jazz club
Kohlenberg 20 | CHF 14/8


FRIDAY 23 June 

19:00-23:00
Kongo am Rhein
Freddy Mutombo and the Niemandsland Theatergroup
Performance Workshop followed by a performance on the Rhein Promenade on 24. June
Union Kultur- & Begegnungszentrum | free

19:30
Image Afrique Festival ‘17
Stadtsprachen 1: Readings with Henri Michel Yéré, Steve Mekoudja and Mohomodou Houssouba
Naturbad Riehen
Weilstrasse 69 | free

20:30
South African Jazz
Blue Notes Tribute
the bird’s eye jazz club
Kohlenberg 20 | CHF 12/8


SATURDAY 24 June 

16:00
Kongo am Rhein
Freddy Mutombo and the Niemandsland Theatergroup
Performance
Rhein Promenade | free

18:00
MAKING DOUALA 2007-2017
Exhibition Opening / Book Presentation
Ausstellungsraum Klingental
Kasernenstrasse 23 | free

19:30
Image Afrique Festival ‘17
Stadtsprachen 2: Readings with Jùmoké Bolanle Adéyanju, Wilfried N’Sondé and Goitseone Montsho
Rhybadhüüsli St. Johann
St. Johanns-Rheinweg 50 | free

20:30
South African Jazz
Blue Notes Tribute
the bird’s eye jazz club
Kohlenberg 20 | CHF 12/8


SUNDAY 25 June

11:00 – 13:00
Concerts at Markthalle
Jazz from South Africa with Andile Yenana, Siya Charles and Marcus Wyatt
Markthalle Basel
Viaduktstrasse 10 | Donations welcome


MONDAY 26 June

18:00
Walking Tour: Africa and Basel
Start: Lohnhof | End: Centre for African Studies Basel | free


Tuesday 27 June

18:00
Walking Tour: Africa and Basel
Start: Lohnhof | End: Centre for African Studies Basel | free

18:30
Stolen Moments: Namibian Music History Untold
Exhibition Opening
Basler Afrika Bibliographien
Klosterberg 23 | free


WEDNESDAY 28 June

14:00-17:30
MAKING DOUALA 2007-2017
Workshop: Literature and sources about African cities and open access
Department of History, University of Basel
Hirschgässlein 21 | free

18:00
Walking Tour: Africa and Basel
Start: Lohnhof | End: Centre for African Studies Basel | free

20:30
Kongo am Rhein
Viva Riva!
Film screening
Kultkino Atelier
Theaterstrasse 7 | CHF 18/16/14

20:30 – 22:30
Concerts at Markthalle
Jazz from South Africa with Andile Yenana, Siya Charles and Marcus Wyatt
Markthalle Basel
Viaduktstrasse 10 | Donations welcome


THURSDAY 29 June

12:30
A* Piece of Street Festival
knowbotiq: Swiss Psychotropic Gold
Tabita Rezaire – MerKaBa for the Hoeteps

Interactive Installations
Petersplatz | free

14:00
Walking Tour: Africa and Basel
Start: Lohnhof | End: Centre for African Studies Basel | free

17:30
A* Piece of Street Festival
Tabita Rezaire – MerKaBa for the Hoeteps
Interactive Performance
Matthäusplatz | free

18:00
Walking Tour: Africa and Basel
Start: Lohnhof | End: Centre for African Studies Basel | free

19:00
Kongo am Rhein
Moderated readings with In Koli Jean Bofane and Fiston Mwanza Mujila
Kulturraum Restaurant parterre
Klybeckstrasse 1b | CHF 25/20/15

19:30
Kongo am Rhein
D. Niangouna: Papa Wemba. Le singe avait raison
Theatre performance
Kaserne
Klybeckstrasse 1b | CHF 35/20/15

19:30
Show hin

Theatre about racial profiling and everyday racism
Atelierhaus Klingental
Kasernenstrasse 23 | CHF 10/5

20:00
Tinga Tinga Cinema & Bar
This is Europe
Film
Engelhof-Keller, Deutsches Seminar
Nadelberg 4 | Donations welcome

20:30 – 22:30
Concerts at Markthalle
Jazz from South Africa with Andile Yenana, Siya Charles and Marcus Wyatt
Markthalle Basel
Viaduktstrasse 10 | Donations welcome

21:00
Tinga Tinga Cinema & Bar
Borders
Film
Engelhof-Keller, Deutsches Seminar
Nadelberg 4 | Donations welcome

21:00
Kongo am Rhein
Classical concert by counter tenor Serge Kakudji, accompanied by cembalo and piano
Kulturraum Restaurant parterre
Klybeckstrasse 1b | CHF 25/20/15


FRIDAY 30 June

12:30
A* Piece of Street Festival
knowbotiq: Swiss Psychotropic Gold
Henri Michel Yéré: De rives et de rhythmes
Fiston Mwanza Mujila: Acte de Dire III

Interactive Installations
Petersplatz | free

14:00
Walking Tour: Africa and Basel
Start: Lohnhof | End: Centre for African Studies Basel | free

17:30
A* Piece of Street Festival
The Brother Moves On featuring Makongela from The Brother Moves On, Itai Hakim and Kajama: A Random Audience
Performance
Matthäusplatz | free

18:00
Walking Tour: Africa and Basel
Start: Lohnhof | End: Centre for African Studies Basel | free

19:30
Kongo am Rhein
D. Niangouna: Papa Wemba. Le singe avait raison
Theatre performance
Kaserne Basel
Klybeckstrasse 1b | CHF 35/20/15

19:30
Show hin

Theatre about racial profiling and everyday racism
Atelierhaus Klingental
Kasernenstrasse 23 | CHF 10/5

20:00
Tinga Tinga Cinema & Bar
I Don’t Touch the Gold
Film
Engelhof-Keller, Deutsches Seminar
Nadelberg 4 | Donations welcome

20:30
South African Jazz
Andile Yenana Sextet
Jazzcampus
Utengasse 15 | free

21:00
Kongo am Rhein
«M’appelle Mohammed Ali» with D. Niangouna, Frank Weigand and Leyla-Claire Rabih
Staged reading
Kaserne Basel
Klybeckstrasse 1b | free

21:00
Kongo am Rhein
Rumba Congolaise with Yannick Nkoy
Kulturraum Restaurant parterre
Klybeckstrasse 1b | CHF 25/20/15

21:00
Tinga Tinga Cinema & Bar
Leaving Africa
Film
Engelhof-Keller, Deutsches Seminar
Nadelberg 4 | Donations welcome


SATURDAY 1 July

12:30
A* Piece of Street Festival
Mouna Karray: Nobody Will Talk About Us
Performance
Petersplatz | free

13:00 – 13.45
Kongo am Rhein
Sammy Baloji and Filip de Boeck
Commentary by the artists on their video installation 
Museum der Kulturen | Münsterplatz 20

14:00
Walking Tour: Africa and Basel
Start: Lohnhof | End: Centre for African Studies Basel | free

16:00
Kongo am Rhein
Pygmée Blues
Film screening
Kultkino Atelier
Theaterstrasse 7 | CHF 18/16/14

17:00 – 18:30
Archive Talk: Stolen Moments of Namibian Music Archives Under Apartheid

Basler Afrika Bibliographien
Klosterberg 23 | free

17:30
A* Piece of Street Festival
Ntando Cele – Lost Cargo
Performance
Matthäusplatz | free

18:00
Walking Tour: Africa and Basel
Start: Lohnhof | End: Centre for African Studies Basel | free

20:00
Tinga Tinga Cinema & Bar
Majub’s Journey
Film
Engelhof-Keller, Deutsches Seminar
Nadelberg 4 | Donations welcome

20:00 – late
Urban Sounds from Africa at the Jazzcampus
20:00 Yannick Nkoy
21:30 Blue Notes Tribute
23:00 Motherland Soundystem Tour d’Afrique
Jazzcampus
Utengasse 15 | free

21:00
Kongo am Rhein
Trap with Jones Cruipy
Musical Performance
Kulturraum parterre
Klybeckstrasse 1b | CHF 25/20/15

21:00
Tinga Tinga Cinema & Bar
The Chairman and the Lions
Film
Engelhof-Keller, Deutsches Seminar
Nadelberg 4 | Donations welcome

22:00 – 24:00
A* Piece of Street Festival
Itai Hakim + Kajama – A Random Audience
Performance
Matthäusplatz | free


SUNDAY 2 July

11:00 – 13:00
Concerts at Markthalle
Jazz from South Africa with Andile Yenana, Siya Charles and Marcus Wyatt
Markthalle Basel
Viaduktstrasse 10 | free

11:30
Kongo am Rhein
Readings of Congolese literature by In Koli Jean Bofane and Fiston Mwanza Mujila with Claude Bofane on the saxophone
Kulturraum Restaurant parterre
Klybeckstrasse 1b | CHF 25/20/15

12:00
Kongo am Rhein
Congolese gastronomy by Restaurant Inzia
Kulturraum Restaurant parterre
Klybeckstrasse 1b

14:00
Walking Tour: Africa and Basel
Start: Lohnhof | End: Centre for African Studies Basel | free