THE HIDDEN MEANINGS OF AFRICAN CLOTHING (NEW PROJECT)

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Wearing African clothing is a wonderful way for many to celebrate our cultural heritage and to commemorate the beauty of our motherland. Have you ever wondered:
Why Africans are always colourfully dressed ?
What the different colour stands for in the different African countries?
How the head scarf (“Gele”) originated and the history behind it?
How African fabrics have influenced modern day British fashion?
Health Action Charity Organisation MBE is carrying out an 18 months project to
explore the history ,importance , meanings and spirituality of the colours of African Fabrics.
This project is one of its kind . It will involve participatory focus groups ,workshops, collection of African fabrics both from modern and pre colonial era and exhibition of African clothing during the Black History Month in Gillingham. Medway Kent.
JOIN US AND BE A PART OF THIS HISTORIC PROJECT
For more information on how you can get involved with the workshops ,
call us on 01634844044 or e-mail : info@healthaction.co.uk
This project is funded by Heritage Lottery
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