EVENTS _  KELEN

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2019

Expo-sale "African Stopover"

Istanbul - Turkey

October 17  2019

Kelen presented a selection of jewelry, fashion items, decorative items, arts to its loyal customers in Istanbul, as well as to new lovers of African art and creation.

This event also hosted the Yusra Community Center association, supported by Istanbul Accueil, which presented a couture selection made by displaced women.

Discover the photo report of this event.

Expo-vente l'Escale africaine
Expo-vente l'Escale africaine

En partenariat avec Yusra Community Center et Istanbul Accueil

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Expo-vente l'Escale africaine
Expo-vente l'Escale africaine

En partenariat avec Yusra Community Center et Istanbul Accueil

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Expo-vente l'Escale africaine
Expo-vente l'Escale africaine

En partenariat avec Yusra Community Center et Istanbul Accueil

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Expo-vente l'Escale africaine
Expo-vente l'Escale africaine

En partenariat avec Yusra Community Center et Istanbul Accueil

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Exhibition at MOB Hotel

Paris, France

September 26 - October 13  2019

Kelen exhibited at the MOB Hotel a selection of his best African artists in the field of painting, sculpture and fashion.

Discover the photo report of this event.

Kelen au Mob Hotel
Kelen au Mob Hotel

Kelen exposant au Mob Hotel à Paris en septembre 2019

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Kelen au Mob Hotel
Kelen au Mob Hotel

Kelen exposant au Mob Hotel à Paris en septembre 2019

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Kelen au Mob Hotel
Kelen au Mob Hotel

Kelen exposant au Mob Hotel à Paris en septembre 2019

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Kelen au Mob Hotel
Kelen au Mob Hotel

Kelen exposant au Mob Hotel à Paris en septembre 2019

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Afro-punk

Paris, France

July 13 - 14, 2019

Kelen participated in the last edition of the Afropunk event in Paris during which the leading African artists supported by Kelen were exhibited.

Discover the photo report of this event.

Afropunk Paris
Afropunk Paris

Kelen exposant à Afropunk Paris en juillet 2019

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Afropunk Paris
Afropunk Paris

Kelen exposant à Afropunk Paris en juillet 2019

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Afropunk Paris
Afropunk Paris

Kelen exposant à Afropunk Paris en juillet 2019

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Afropunk Paris
Afropunk Paris

Kelen exposant à Afropunk Paris en juillet 2019

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Africa Chic Pop-up Store

Paris, France

June 27, 2019

Kelen exhibited a selection of African artists during the Africa Chic Pop-up store organized at the restaurant La Favela Chic, in the 11th arrondissement.

Discover the photo report of this event.

Africa Chic pop up Store
Africa Chic pop up Store

Africa Chic pop up Store Paris 2019

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Africa Chic pop up Store
Africa Chic pop up Store

Africa Chic pop up Store Paris 2019

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Africa Chic pop up Store
Africa Chic pop up Store

Africa Chic pop up Store Paris 2019

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Africa Chic pop up Store
Africa Chic pop up Store

Africa Chic pop up Store Paris 2019

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Creations for purpose

Nairobi-Kenya

March 19 - 24 2019

Become a social citizen and support the "Help a child Reach 5" Association.

Come and meet the five artists selected by Kelen, including Baba Ly and Serge Mienandi.

Part of your purchases will be donated to the "Help a child Reach 5" Association.

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Creation for purpose_March 19 2019_Nairo

Creation for purpose_March 19 2019_Nairobi - Kenya Help a child reach 5

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Creation for purpose_March 19 2019_Nairo
Creation for purpose_March 19 2019_Nairo

Creation for purpose_March 19 2019_Nairobi - Kenya Help a child reach 5

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African World Vision by Fama Diouf

Dakar - Senegal

March 8 - April  27  2019

Come and discover the works of photographer Fama Diouf at the Akewa Concept restaurant in Dakar.

More information on the exhibition here.

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African World Vision_Fama Diouf_Dakar_20

African World Vision zith Fama Diouf in Dakar from March 8 to April 27 2019

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African World Vision_Fama Diouf_Dakar_20

African World Vision zith Fama Diouf in Dakar from March 8 to April 27 2019

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2018

Opening of the exhibition "African Intergeneration Renaissance

Dakar

December 7, 2018

Organized as part of the "Africa is chic" event, the "African Intergeneration Renaissance" exhibition was inaugurated on December 7, 2018 at the Akewa Concept restaurant gallery in Dakar. The curators, Carole Kvasnevki and Daffa Konaté, present the works of Manel N'doye,  Kheraba Traore,  Mahmoud Baba Ly and  Fallu Diop.

The exhibition runs until December 23, 2018.

Discover the pictures  of the event.

Opening of the Kelen corner in Samsara

Istanbul

October 5, 2018

Kelen now has his own corner at Samsara in Tarabya.

Inaugurated on October 5, 2018, Daffa, founder of Kelen, and Renelle Gaudin, founder of Samsara, welcomed the first visitors to this new partnership and stage for Kelen.

Discover the pictures  of the event.

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Vernissage_Afrique c'est chic_Dakar nove

« AFRICAN INTERGENERATION RENAISSANCE » by L’AFRIQUE C’EST CHIC WORLD curated by Carole Kvasnevski & Daffa Konaté - Dakar - December 2018

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African Intergeneration Renaissance
African Intergeneration Renaissance

« AFRICAN INTERGENERATION RENAISSANCE » by L’AFRIQUE C’EST CHIC WORLD curated by Carole Kvasnevski & Daffa Konaté - Dakar - December 2018

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African Intergeneration Renaissance
African Intergeneration Renaissance

« AFRICAN INTERGENERATION RENAISSANCE » by L’AFRIQUE C’EST CHIC WORLD curated by Carole Kvasnevski & Daffa Konaté - Dakar - December 2018

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Vernissage_Afrique c'est chic_Dakar nove

« AFRICAN INTERGENERATION RENAISSANCE » by L’AFRIQUE C’EST CHIC WORLD curated by Carole Kvasnevski & Daffa Konaté - Dakar - December 2018

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Kelen and Samsara, Corner opening
Kelen and Samsara, Corner opening

Opening of Kelen corner at Samsara in Istanbul in October 5 2018

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Opening Kelen x Samsara
Opening Kelen x Samsara

Opening of Kelen corner at Samsara in Istanbul in October 5 2018

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Opening Kelen x Samsara
Opening Kelen x Samsara

Opening of Kelen corner at Samsara in Istanbul in October 5 2018

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Kelen and Samsara, Corner opening
Kelen and Samsara, Corner opening

Opening of Kelen corner at Samsara in Istanbul in October 5 2018

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TANDEM Exhibition

Paris

From June 21 to 30  2018

Back in video on the TANDEM exhibition, organized from June 21 to 30, 2018 at the Galerie Gama in Paris.

Result of a meeting between two women fond of art and open to the world, Sule Claire Altintas and Daffa Konaté, this exhibition presented the works of Baba Ly, Caszi B and Beril Gulcam.

Discover the video  of the event.

Meeting with the jewelry designer Jacquie Atandji, founder of the brand "Jacquie Creations"

Istanbul

May 10 and 11, 2018

First event "Meet the Designer" organized by Kelen presenting jewelry and accessories made in Africa.

The participants were able to discover the original works of Jacquie Atandji and also discuss with the artist.

They were also able to benefit from fashion and style advice with fashion advisor Vicky Lyoo to prepare a summer and ethnic look without fashion faux pas.

Check out the photos from the event.

Exhibition: ARTISTANBUL 3 stories of women

Istanbul

From March 9 to 18, 2018

Come and meet 3 artistic personalities:

- Noémie Deveaux, photographer

- Caroline Gaujour, illustrator-storyteller

- Daffa Konaté, art curator

Daffa will present the works of:

- Serge Mienandi

- Wilfried Ouedraogo

- Muhsana Ali

- Alexis and Babacar Ngom.

Discover the photos of the opening.

 

Photos: Thibeaud Sevin

Retouching: Noémie Deveaux

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Art Kelen_Meet the Designer event_Ja

Meet the Designer Jacquie Atandji

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Art Kelen_Meet the Designer event_Ja

Meet the Designer Jacquie Atandji

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Art Kelen_Meet the Designer event_Ja

Meet the Designer Jacquie Atandji

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Art Kelen_Meet the Designer event_Ja

Meet the Designer Jacquie Atandji

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ARTISTANBUL
ARTISTANBUL

Exposition "ARTISTANBUL: 3 histoires de femmes" - Istanbul - 9-18 mars 2018

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ARTISTANBUL
ARTISTANBUL

Exposition "ARTISTANBUL: 3 histoires de femmes" - Istanbul - 9-18 mars 2018

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ARTISTANBUL
ARTISTANBUL

Exposition "ARTISTANBUL: 3 histoires de femmes" - Istanbul - 9-18 mars 2018

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ARTISTANBUL
ARTISTANBUL

Exposition "ARTISTANBUL: 3 histoires de femmes" - Istanbul - 9-18 mars 2018

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Jewelry exhibition "Made in Africa"

Istanbul

February 15, 2018

Exhibition of handmade West African jewelry.

Check out the photos from the event.

Exposition de bijoux
Exposition de bijoux

Exposition de bijoux "Made in Africa" - Istanbul - 15 février 2018

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Exposition de bijoux
Exposition de bijoux

Exposition de bijoux "Made in Africa" - Istanbul - 15 février 2018

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Exposition de bijoux
Exposition de bijoux

Exposition de bijoux "Made in Africa" - Istanbul - 15 février 2018

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Exposition de bijoux
Exposition de bijoux

Exposition de bijoux "Made in Africa" - Istanbul - 15 février 2018

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Exposure to 360

Istanbul

February 2018

Exhibition of artists' works:

- Baba Ly

- Serge Mienandi

Discover the photos of the opening.

Exposition au 360
Exposition au 360

Exposition au 360 - Istanbul - Février 2018

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Exposition au 360
Exposition au 360

Exposition au 360 - Istanbul - Février 2018

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Exposition au 360
Exposition au 360

Exposition au 360 - Istanbul - Février 2018

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Exposition au 360
Exposition au 360

Exposition au 360 - Istanbul - Février 2018

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2017

Private sell

Istanbul

December 7 and 8, 2017

Private sale organized by Daffa and Catherine:

- craft creations,

- jewelry,

- paintings,

- West African and Mexican-inspired accessories.  

Check out the photos from the event.

Vente privée
Vente privée

Vente privée Daffa et Catherine - Istanbul - Décembre 2017

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Vente privée
Vente privée

Vente privée Daffa et Catherine - Istanbul - Décembre 2017

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Vente privée
Vente privée

Vente privée Daffa et Catherine - Istanbul - Décembre 2017

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Vente privée
Vente privée

Vente privée Daffa et Catherine - Istanbul - Décembre 2017

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Exhibition: Carlos the Cook

and Kelen

Istanbul

September 20 to November 30, 2017

Kelen presents the paintings of Serge Mienandi at Carlos le Cuistot.

Discover the photos of the exhibition.

Exposition chez Carlos le Cuistot
Exposition chez Carlos le Cuistot

Exposition Serge Mienandi chez Carlos le Cuistot - Istanbul - Septembre-Novembre 2017

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Exposition chez Carlos le Cuistot
Exposition chez Carlos le Cuistot

Exposition Serge Mienandi chez Carlos le Cuistot - Istanbul - Septembre-Novembre 2017

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Exposition chez Carlos le Cuistot
Exposition chez Carlos le Cuistot

Exposition Serge Mienandi chez Carlos le Cuistot - Istanbul - Septembre-Novembre 2017

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Exposition chez Carlos le Cuistot
Exposition chez Carlos le Cuistot

Exposition Serge Mienandi chez Carlos le Cuistot - Istanbul - Septembre-Novembre 2017

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Exposure:  Afro Fashion Week

Milano
From September 22 to 25, 2017
Kelen presents the works   by visual artist Mokodu Fall.
Afro Fashion Week Milano
Afro Fashion Week Milano

Afro Fashion Week - Milan - Septembre 2017

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Afro Fashion Week Milano
Afro Fashion Week Milano

Afro Fashion Week - Milan - Septembre 2017

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Exhibition: Africa is calling  you

Paris
September 30, 2017
Kelen presents  the works of Wilfried Ouédraogo, Serge Mienandi and Kara Fall.
Check out the photos from the event.
Africa is calling you
Africa is calling you

Africa is calling you - Paris - Septembre 2017

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Africa is calling you
Africa is calling you

Africa is calling you - Paris - Septembre 2017

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Africa is calling you
Africa is calling you

Africa is calling you - Paris - Septembre 2017

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Africa is calling you
Africa is calling you

Africa is calling you - Paris - Septembre 2017

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Tropical Pop-up Store

Istanbul
June 8  2017  
On the occasion of the 12th  anniversary of the monthly "Today Turkey", Catherine and Daffa present a collection  exclusive of  jewelry, home decor  and of  paintings.
Tropical Pop up Store
Tropical Pop up Store

Pop up store tropical - Istanbul - Juin 2017

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Tropical Pop up Store
Tropical Pop up Store

Pop up store tropical - Istanbul - Juin 2017

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Exhibition: Africa is Chic

Paris

May 30, 2017

Kelen,  partner of  monthly meeting  Africa is Chic  #TALK #SHOWROOM  in partnership with Les Maisons du Voyage.

Exhibition of  Jacquie's creations  Atandji.

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l'afrique c'est chic

L'Afrique c'est chic - Paris - Mai 2017

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l'afrique c'est chic

L'Afrique c'est chic - Paris - Mai 2017

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Istanbul

Exhibition: Impressions from Africa

From March 9 to April 13, 2017

 

As part of the Francophonie month, Kelen en  partnership   with St Joseph High School in Istanbul presents the exhibition Impressions of Africa.

The works of the following artists are exhibited:

- Kara Fall,

- Baba Ly,

- Serge Mienandi

Check out the photos from the event.

Exposition Impressions d'Afrique
Exposition Impressions d'Afrique

Exposition Impressions d'Afrique - Istanbul - Mars-Avril 2017

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Exposition Impressions d'Afrique
Exposition Impressions d'Afrique

Exposition Impressions d'Afrique - Istanbul - Mars-Avril 2017

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Exposition Impressions d'Afrique
Exposition Impressions d'Afrique

Exposition Impressions d'Afrique - Istanbul - Mars-Avril 2017

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Exposition Impressions d'Afrique
Exposition Impressions d'Afrique

Exposition Impressions d'Afrique - Istanbul - Mars-Avril 2017

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Paris

The Afropean Rooftop

March 31, 2017
Exhibitions of photographs by Alun B. on  the terrace on the 7th floor of Galeries Lafayette.
L'Afropean Rooftop
L'Afropean Rooftop

L'Afropean rooftop - Paris - Mars 2017

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L'Afropean Rooftop
L'Afropean Rooftop

L'Afropean rooftop - Paris - Mars 2017

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L'Afropean Rooftop
L'Afropean Rooftop

L'Afropean rooftop - Paris - Mars 2017

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L'Afropean Rooftop
L'Afropean Rooftop

L'Afropean rooftop - Paris - Mars 2017

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Exposure  african  pulse

Istanbul
From March 17 to March 24, 2017

The African Pulse exhibition extended until March 24, 2017 highlighting  honor the  works by Kofi Frimpong and CasziB.

 

Kelen  Istanbul Publishing Partner  lepetitjournal.com , “the media for French people abroad and for French speakers” which  wanted to take the initiative of a first event highlighting “La Francophonie as a business facilitator between Africa and Turkey“.


With the support of  Secretary of State for  Development and Francophonie , and as part of " La Fête de la Francophonie ".

Exposition African Pulse
Exposition African Pulse

Exposition "African Pulse" - Istanbul - Mars 2017

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Exposition African Pulse
Exposition African Pulse

Exposition "African Pulse" - Istanbul - Mars 2017

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African Pulse Exhibition

Istanbul

From February 17 to March 15, 2017

In partnership with the  gama gallery, the exhibition  reveals  pieces  of contemporary artists:

CasziB , painter

Kofi Frimpong , Painter

Beril Gulcan , Photographer

Müşerref Sarıözkan , stylist

Discover the photos of the exhibition.

Exposition African Pulse
Exposition African Pulse

Exposition "African Pulse" - Istanbul - Février-Mars 2017

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Exposition African Pulse
Exposition African Pulse

Exposition "African Pulse" - Istanbul - Février-Mars 2017

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Exposition African Pulse
Exposition African Pulse

Exposition "African Pulse" - Istanbul - Février-Mars 2017

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Exposition African Pulse
Exposition African Pulse

Exposition "African Pulse" - Istanbul - Février-Mars 2017

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 Africa is Chic

  Paris

January 31, 2017 /  February 24, 2017 / March 14, 2017

Kelen is a partner of  monthly meeting  Africa is Chic  #TALK #SHOWROOM  in partnership with Les Maisons du Voyage.

A unique event with 3 highlights  : 

-  Entrepreneur talk

- Showroom exhibition

-  Animation Showcase

Kelen  exhibits the works of Serge Mienandi and Tallafé.

L'Afrique c'est chic
L'Afrique c'est chic

L'Afrique c'est chic - Janvier 2017

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L'Afrique c'est chic
L'Afrique c'est chic

L'Afrique c'est chic - Fevrier 2017

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L'Afrique c'est chic
L'Afrique c'est chic

L'Afrique c'est chic - Mars 2017

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L'Afrique c'est chic
L'Afrique c'est chic

L'Afrique c'est chic - Janvier 2017

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2016

The African stopover exhibition and sale

Istanbul

December 1, 2016

Inspirations and know-how from Africa in Istanbul with a presentation of artists and creators.

Discover the photos of the expo-sale.

Expo vente Escale Africaine
Expo vente Escale Africaine

Expo vente Escale Africaine - Istanbul - Décembre 2016

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Expo vente Escale Africaine
Expo vente Escale Africaine

Expo vente Escale Africaine - Istanbul - Décembre 2016

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Expo vente Escale Africaine
Expo vente Escale Africaine

Expo vente Escale Africaine - Istanbul - Décembre 2016

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Expo vente Escale Africaine
Expo vente Escale Africaine

Expo vente Escale Africaine - Istanbul - Décembre 2016

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