The President of the National Assembly of the Ivory Coast, M. Phillipe Yace, on Friday?
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SV President of National Assembly Phillipe Yace arrives
SV PAN Paintings and sculpture on display
SV M. Yace cuts ribbon
CU PAN FROM Paintings TO Yace and artists looking at them
CU Paintings and wood carvings (3 shots)
SV Guests and artists looking at paintings (2 shots)
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Background: The President of the National Assembly of the Ivory Coast, M. Phillipe Yace, on Friday (9 May) opened the third International Festival of Contemporary African Art.
Thirty-one artists from a number of African countries including the Ivory Coast, Niger and Upper Volta are exhibiting paintings, sculpture, ceramic work and photographs.
The exhibits reflect the true face of African culture, preserving many of the original African forms, while still recording life in the twentieth century.