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.
Date: 30/10 (Fri)
Time: 14:00 -15:00
Venue: Convocation Room, Rm 218, Main Building, The University of Hong Kong
For Staff and Students
For the Public
Angelique will be performing in the World Culture Festival at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre on 29 Oct (Thu), please find more details at http://www.worldfestival.gov.hk/2015/html/en/kidjo.html