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NTA – NUIT DU TEXTILE AFRICAIN A BAMAKO BY MARIE KABA PRESENTS THE SPECIAL GUESTS

Date: May 18 2024
Venue: Radisson Collection Hotel, Bamako

NUIT DU TEXTILE AFRICAIN A BAMAKO. BY MARIE KABA-FIRST EDITION

 

The Night of African Textile (NTA) in Bamako, organized by Marie Kaba Haute Couture, is a major event scheduled for May 18, 2024, at the Radisson Collection Hotel. NTA is a platform where fashion, diplomacy, and the valorization of African textiles converge. This inaugural edition celebrates the richness of African textiles, with the theme of ‘Fashion and Diplomacy’. Through fashion, NTA aims to promote cultural understanding and strengthen diplomatic ties between African nations and the rest of the world. Join us for this memorable occasion!

The theme of this first edition is “Fashion and Diplomacy”. This theme reflects the desire of the House of Couture to break barriers and use fashion as a universal language to promote cultural understanding and strengthen diplomatic ties between African nations and the rest of the world. When fashion becomes a means of diplomatic expression, it transcends borders, facilitates cultural exchange, and strengthens international relations.

This event aspires to transcend borders and celebrate the richness of African textiles in a participatory manner, weaving strong ties that go beyond the simple cotton thread, thus revealing the strength of the invisible ties that unite us as a continent.

In conclusion, the African Textile Night is not only an event but also a testament to the vibrant cultural, diplomatic, and industrial landscape of Mali. It is a celebration of the unity and diversity that characterize the nation, making it a truly memorable occasion.

 

NTA FROM BAMAKO – Mr Andogoly Guindo, Minister for Crafts, Culture, the Hotel Industry and Tourism.

 

NTA are Honoring with the Support of his Excellency the Minister for Crafts, Culture, the Hotel Industry and Tourism

« NTALA NUIT DU TEXTILE AFRICAIN would like to express our deep gratitude to Mr Andogoly Guindo, Minister for Crafts, Culture, the Hotel Industry and Tourism.

NTALA NUIT DU TEXTILE AFRICAIN is always listening, invested and committed to supporting our projects.

NTALA NUIT DU TEXTILE AFRICAIN warmly thank Mr Minister for his invaluable support in organising the international fashion show LA NUIT DU TEXTILE AFRICAIN, which highlights African textiles in Mali and Africa. »

 

 

LA NUIT DU TEXTILE AFRICAIN A BAMAKO – AMINATA DRAMANE TRAORE – EX MINISTER OF CULTURE & TOURISM – WRITER

 

Aminata Dramane Traoré

Background

Born in 1947 in Bamako, Mali, Aminata Traoré hails from a modest family of twelve children.
She studied in France at the University of Caen, earning a doctorate in social psychology and a diploma in psychopathology.

As a researcher in social sciences, she taught at the Institute of Ethnosociology at the University of Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire) and worked with regional and international organizations.

Ministerial Role
Between 1997 and 2000, Aminata Dramane Traoré served as the Malian Minister of Culture and Tourism under President Alpha Oumar Konaré.

Altermondialist Activism
Aminata is a passionate altermondialist, advocating against the impact of liberalism on poverty in Mali and Africa.
She urges African states to resist Western directives that perpetuate poverty and lead to violence and youth migration to Europe.
Her stance challenges neocolonialism and calls for African leaders to take action.

Entrepreneurship
Aminata also wears the hat of an entrepreneur in Bamako.

She owns a luxurious restaurant-gallery called San-Toro and a guesthouse named Djenné, both built with local materials.
In summary, Aminata Dramane Traoré’s multifaceted journey spans politics, literature, and entrepreneurship, making her a significant figure in Mali’s cultural landscape.

Her commitment to African textiles and heritage aligns beautifully with the spirit of La Nuit du Textile Africain. . If you’d like to explore further, feel free to delve into her writings and activism!

 

 

LA NUIT DU TEXTILE AFRICAIN – Guest of Honour PATHE’O

Since Pathé’O is a designer and the guest of honor, searching for their name along with « designer » or « African fashion designer » might reveal their website or social media presence.
This could offer insights into their design style and any previous collections.

Pathé’O, born as Pathé Ouédraogo, is a renowned figure in the international fashion scene.
His designs are celebrated for their unique style and the use of local materials.

Pathé Ouédraogo, known as Pathé’O, is a Burkinabe stylist who was born in 1950 in Guibaré.
He moved to Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, in the 1970s and gained international fame, notably for dressing President Nelson Mandela.

PATHÉ’O EARLY CARRIER

Pathé’O started his career in fashion out of necessity rather than passion.
He arrived in Abidjan without resources and unsure of what he would do.
He eventually met the owner of a workshop who employed him as an apprentice tailor, providing him with accommodation and meals.

After five years of learning men’s tailoring and four years of women’s tailoring, he decided to set up his own workshop with his brother, Amadou.

 

 

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A GREAT HONOR SPECIAL GUEST

It was indeed a great honor to have him at the grand NUIT DU TEXTILE AFRICAIN in Bamako. This event was a platform where fashion, diplomacy, and the valorization of African textiles converged. It aimed to make this night a moment of celebration, exchange, and pride for the richness of African textile heritage.

Mr. Diakité’s presence at the NUIT DU TEXTILE AFRICAIN in Bamako was in the spirit of sharing, transmitting, and promoting African art.

His participation undoubtedly added a layer of significance to the event, given his vast experience and expertise in the field of couture and textiles.

As a tailor with a needle and scissors, and a professor of couture, Mr. Diakité spared no effort to enhance the costumes of a global icon: Mickey.
His work has certainly enchanted many visitors to Disneyland Paris over the years.

In addition to his work at Disneyland, Mr. Diakité has also made significant contributions to the textile industry in Africa. 
It was indeed a great honor to have him at the grand NUIT DU TEXTILE AFRICAIN in Bamako.

This event was a platform where fashion, diplomacy, and the valorization of African textiles converged.
It aimed to make this night a moment of celebration, exchange, and pride for the richness of African textile heritage.

 

 

LA NUIT DU TEXTILE AFRICAIN A BAMAKO – Official Ambassador, Mrs AWA DOUMBIA FROM MALI

One of the special guests at the NTA is Awa Doumbia, a prominent figure from Mali

 

 

 

LA NUIT DU TEXTILE AFRICAIN – ENGRACIA MOFUMAN – Miss UNIVERS GHANA 2022 – CEO OF THE NGO ENGACIA

La Nuit du Textile Africain is a prestigious beauty pageant that celebrates African textile heritage and promotes fashion, culture, and diplomacy. Here are some key details:

Event Overview

Date: The 2022 edition took place on December 21, 2021.
Location: Ghana (specifically, the Ashanti Region)

Winner:

Engracia Afua K. Mofuman emerged as the winner of Miss Universe Ghana 2022 during the pageant.

Engracia succeeded Naa Morkor Commodore, who held the crown for the previous year.

Engracia Mofuman:

Engracia is a remarkable individual who embodies the fusion of tradition and modernity.

She is passionate about couture and committed to promoting African textile heritage.

As the winner, she became the official representative of Ghana at the 71st Miss Universe competition.

CEO of NGO Engacia

Engracia Mofuman is also the CEO of the NGO Engacia.
Her dedication to fashion, diplomacy, and cultural understanding makes her a standout figure in the pageant world.

Overall, La Nuit du Textile Africain celebrates the richness of African textiles, and Engracia’s victory highlights her role in bridging fashion and diplomacy.
Her designs are both bold and elegant, making her a memorable and inspiring presence for all who had the privilege to witness the event

 

 

LA NUIT DU TEXTILE AFRICAIN A BAMAKO – HAMIDOU TRAORE – SPECIAL GUEST – President of the National Federation of Professional Tailors, Dressmakers and Fashion Designers of Mali

Being the President of the National Federation of Professional Tailors, Dressmakers and Fashion Designers of Mali suggests he is a respected figure in the Malian fashion industry. Mali is known for its rich textile traditions and vibrant fashion scene.

 

 

NTA – NUIT DU TEXTILE AFRICAIN A BAMAKO BY MARIE KABA PRESENTS THE SPECIAL GUESTS – MOUSSA BAGAYOKO – TEXTILE ENGINEER

 

Moussa Bagayoko is a Textile Engineer and the CEO of Yélé Consulting. Yélé Consulting is an independent strategy and organizational consulting firm specializing in the intersection of energy and digital technology. They assist clients in successfully navigating their energy and environmental transition, particularly in the areas of smart grids and smart cities.

Since its establishment in 2010, Yélé Consulting has been involved in transformative projects for major energy, utility, transportation, and industrial companies in France and various developing countries

 

 

LA NUIT DU TEXTILE AFRICAIN – MAHAMADOU ELMIHIDI TRAORE, President of the Chambre des Métiers Communz 1 in the District of Bamako

 

 

NUIT DU TEXTILE AFRICAIN À BAMAKO BY MARIE KABA KEITA

 

 

NUIT DU TEXTILE AFRICAIN A BAMAKO – BY MARIE KABA

 

A haven for creative expression, Galerie Marie Kaba opened its doors on June 10th, 2023 in ACI 2000, a vibrant neighborhood within Hamdallaye, Mali.
This innovative space fosters creativity for both Malian and international fashion designers.

Spearheaded by the renowned Mme Kéita Marie Kaba, a dedicated promoter and fashion designer, the gallery serves as a testament to her lifelong commitment to the industry, particularly in apparel and leather.

Her passion has been recognized with numerous prestigious awards, including the Fashion AWARDS Togo, the Best West African Fashion Designer award at the Mali Night of the Stars AWARDS, the Magic Scissors trophy from the National Federation of Professional Tailors and Stylists of Mali, and the Best Female Stylist recognition award at the Guinée Conakry edition.

 

 

Marie Kaba is the Founder and Organizer of  NTA – LA NUIT AFRICAINE DU TEXTILE A BAMAKO

NUIT DU TEXTILE AFRICAIN A BAMAKO BY MARIE KABA HAUTE COUTURE

 

Your passion for the art of couture and your commitment to promoting African textile heritage are the very essence of this extraordinary event, THE NIGHT OF AFRICAN TEXTILE.

Every’s one are convinced that her ability to bring together the world of fashion across Africa and beyond, to blend tradition and modernity, and to connect fashion and diplomacy through bold and elegant designs, will be the highlight of a memorable and inspiring evening for all those privileged to attend.

 

 

CONTACT:

NUIT-DU-TEXTILE-AFRICAIN-A-BAMAKO-QR-CODE

 

Call: +223 66 99 79 07
Call: +223 66 99 79 07
Email: Hautecouturechezmariekaba@gmail.com
Website : mariekaba.com
marie-kaba.net
mariekaba.com
Venue: Bamako / Mali Maison de Couture Titibougou, Galerie ACI 2000 avenue Union Africaine UA rue 360, Bamako, Mali

 

 

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However, in reality, AI is already being utilized in various beneficial ways, such as aiding in medical research and providing customer support.
As AI continues to advance, its potential applications will only expand.

One fascinating area of AI is the concept of friendly AI. This involves using AI to assist human in achieving their goals, rather than working in opposition to us.
For instance, friendly AI could be employed to discover eco-friendly sources of energy or to help us manage the finances in a manner that enhances our overall well-being.

Venue:

The fashion & diplomacy event theme, The Night of African Textile (NTA), by Marie KABA HAUTE COUTURE, Radisson Collection Hotel, Bamako

 

The fashion & diplomacy event theme, The Night of African Textile (NTA), by Marie KABA HAUTE COUTURE, Radisson Collection Hotel, Bamako

 

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