An exhibition of Belgian Art...... the first of its kind to be shown in the?
An exhibition of Belgian Art...... the first of its kind to be shown in the Ivory Coast......is attracting interest in Abidjan where it is open to the public for nine days. The exhibition is made up chiefly of photographs and reproductions of paintings by modern Belgian artists. There were also associated recitals of classical music and screenings of documentary films. Two Ivorian Ministers of State were among dignitaries who attended the exhibition at the French Cultural Centre in Abidjan on Tuesday (22 June).
SYNOPSIS: The first exhibition of Belgian Art to be held in the Ivory Coast, has been attracting public interest in Abidjan.
Made up chiefly of photographs and reproductions of paintings by contemporary Belgian artists, the exhibition is being held at the French Cultural Centre.
Among invited guests last Tuesday was M. Raphael-Leygues, France's Ambassador to the Ivory Coast. He was welcomed by officials.
This painting by Henri Eveneroel was studied by Mr. Walravens the Belgian Ambassador, and Minister of State, Auguste Denise, before they moved on to welcome more guests.
Photographs of various aspects of Belgian life and culture were on show.
The many exhibits on public display were supplemented by showings of documentary films recitals of classical music.
Refreshments from Belgium were an interesting attraction which did not escape the attention of many.