Friday, October 9, 2015

Aminata Kiello honored as Special Guest at Parisian Cultural Gathering

We are excited to announce that Aminata Salmata Kiello, a founding member of our Equality Burkina Network, was the Chief Guest at a cultural event that took place on the outskirts of Paris on 13 September 2015. Interestingly, the hosts highlight that the four special guests were accomplished women, all authors.
Aminata Kiello near the Louve 

The evening included performances by popular artists from Africa and beyond. They were: soul musician Kinsy Ray; musical producer Donnat Noazimof of Apolon Music Ltd; and teacher of the art of producing traditional musical instruments, Abdou Kouyaté.

This West African cultural  event took place in the presence of distinguished guests. They included Chief Guestt Aminata Kiello, socio-anthropologist, social activist and author; Cheryl Bolden, Afro-American artist and curator who founded the Precious Cargo Museum; Aset Malanda, writer and President of Ausar; and Dr. Marie-Antoinette Séjean, lecturer and specialist in nutrition, author of numerous publications and President of Nutricréole. 

Congratulations Ami on this honor!