This Biennale is part of UNESCO’s operational strategy for Priority Africa (2014-2021), which aims to “provide African responses to the transformations affecting their economies and societies”.
The Luanda Biennale will focus on four main areas:
- Ideas Forum and a Youth Forum,
- Festival of Cultures,
- Coalition of Cultures and Sports for Peace in Africa,
- Coalition of Partners for a Culture of Peace in Africa.
The first edition of the Biennale will take place from September 18-22, 2019 in Luanda, Angola and will bring together representatives of governments, civil society, the private sector, the artistic and scientific community, academic institutions and international organizations.