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30 October 2015

Africa’s Premier Diva Angelique Kidjo @ HKU

Ms. Angelique Kidjo

Date: 30 Oct 2015
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Venue: Convocation Room, Rm 218, Main Building, HKU
Medium: English

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We have the pleasure to announce that Ms. Angelique Kidjo, singer, songwriter, two-time Grammy Award winner (2008 & 2015), and UNICEF Goodwill ambassador from Benin, West Africa, will be giving a talk at HKU. Her talk will focus around her artistic life, her political engagement as well as her foundation “Batonga,” which advocates for the empowerment of young girls through secondary school and higher education in Africa.

Ms. Kidjo will be performing in the World Culture Festival at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre on 29 Oct (Thu), please find more details at

This event is co-organised by African Studies Programme and General Education Unit.

For HKU students and staff:
For public:

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