African Art. Open for Bids


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Created: 2010

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African Art. Open for Bids
Summary: "The Africa Channel cable network features a diverse range of English language programming including news and information, travel and lifestyle, music, soap operas, dramatic series, talk shows, reality, biographies, current business analysis, feature films and special events, as well as cultural and historical programs that reflect the people of Africa, their incredible stories, their daily lives, their music and art, their successes, celebrations and challenges. Some of the Network's highly acclaimed programs include the travel series Africa Within and Studio 53; reality series Project Fame Africa and All You Need is Love; dramas Generations, Jacob's Cross and Isidingo; the interview series Conversations with Felicia; the weekly news magazine Africa Journal produced by Reuters in Kenya; the daily music series Africa Music and the groundbreaking music and interview series, SoundTracks at RedKiva. Additionally, the network offers a wealth of acclaimed documentaries and informational programming such as The Soul of the Ashanti; a 2-hour special covering President Obama's recent visit to Ghana, Akwaaba! Ghana Welcomes The Obamas; a profile of Senegalese-American hip hop and R&B music artist, Akon; and exclusive coverage of the Pan African Film and Arts Festival.

"Additionally, the network features an array of original programming, in HD where available, that will encompass a variety of entertainment and information-oriented genres, including new series focusing on Africa's filmmakers, literary giants and stand up comedians."--2010 Peabody Awards entry form.

This is African Art: Open for Bids. "Hi-End Auction House features rare African Antiquities & Treasures up-for-bid in the United States for the first time."--description from http://www.theafricachannel.com (accessed 2013-04-29).

Corporate Producers: Africa Channel (Television channel)

Broadcast Date: 2010