Cameroon street artists display 17 SDGs on 30-meter graffiti wall

Bamenda – Sysy House of Fame has become an unstoppable challenger in the promotion of the sustainable development goals in Cameroon. On the 1st of March, 2020, Sysy House of Fame, in collaboration with the United Nations, headed by its CEO, Njobati Sylvie, organized a 6.6 fashion show dubbed “arts for the goals”, aimed at supporting and empowering young people gifted in arts – designing, painting, fashion, and modeling. The ‘August’ event was also designed to call for the return of peace in the country. Using entertainment and visual arts, done on a 30-meter wall of Alliance Franco, Sysy House … Continue reading Cameroon street artists display 17 SDGs on 30-meter graffiti wall

Sysy House of Fame Translates experiences of girls and women in armed conflict into an artistic perspective

Sysy house of fame, a Non-governmental organization, aimed at driving the sustainable development goals by engaging communities in arts, culture and technology has become a growing voice on issues of quality education (SDG 4), gender equality (SDG 5) and peace, justice and strong institutions (SDG 16). In the Northwest region of Cameroon, Sysy house of fame, has organized shows under it’s girls in Arts project in partnership with the United Nations, Draufsicht and Yems group, to enable girls and women affected by the armed conflict, use shadow theatre to tell their stories without victimizing members of the communities. Using different … Continue reading Sysy House of Fame Translates experiences of girls and women in armed conflict into an artistic perspective

#RECANNW2019: A letter from the Android Generation to our Parents

Drama, music, dance, art, poetry, cuisine, fashion, multimedia, visuals and graphic designs are all areas of art and culture that has greatly caught the attention of youths in Cameroon and the North West region in particular. Youths of today are referred to as the “Android generation” because of their active participation in the android world. Reasons why the “traditional generation” often describe them as “Lazy youths”, asking them to leave social media and engage in societal development. Many say youths are not interested in politics, current affairs, religion but only complain about the lapses of the government, than to be … Continue reading #RECANNW2019: A letter from the Android Generation to our Parents

RECANNW2019: Re-launch of the Cultural Jamboree

The 4th edition of the re-launch of artistic and cultural season (RECAN) has been launched in the North West region of Cameroon. While launching activities marking the cultural jamboree, Governor LeLe L’Afrique, called on private investors to invest in the cultural sector of the region so as to keep the NW culture alive. He further called on the youths to use the digital world in promoting the NW culture . Under the theme “the constant consolidation of unity, peace and harmonious living together for an emergent Cameroon” the event will run from the 8th to the 12th of October 2019. … Continue reading RECANNW2019: Re-launch of the Cultural Jamboree

Members of the North West Observatory on the Cultural Rights of Indigenous people, strengthen their Advocacy skills.

Participants at the workshop Over 30 Non governmental organizations and media practitioners have been drilled on how to carry out an advocacy on cultural rights in the North West Region. This was during a 3 days workshop which ran from the 10th to the 12th of July at, ideal park hotel Bamenda. Organized by the North West farmer’s organization (NOWEFOR) in partnership with Mboscuda, the workshop falls in line with “Bridging the gap: Safeguarding peace and human rights by promoting intercultural dialogue in the North West Region”, a project sponsored by the European Union through United Purpose UK. About 80% … Continue reading Members of the North West Observatory on the Cultural Rights of Indigenous people, strengthen their Advocacy skills.