‘Bookshop pop-up & Lifestyle market’

19 → 21

Ici Sont Les Lions – Bookshop pop-up  

The Afropolitan and Afrofuturist literary world is full of gems to discover. This is why the Afropolitan Festival has invited the Brussels ephemeral bookshop Ici Sont Les Lions, which focuses on African literature and its diasporas, to introduce us to this universe during a pop-up full of surprises and emotions. Under the leadership of its founder Dulia Lengema, the bookshop will offer a selection of works for adults and young people. A three-day journey to learn and dive into this fascinating world of fusion and encounters! 

Ici Sont Les Lions is an “ephermanent” bookshop dedicated to African literature and located at 180 rue Haute in the heart of the Belgian capital. It offers a nice selection of African and African diaspora authors for all kinds of audiences, children's books, literature, art books, short story collections, and much more: a beautiful and impressive selection in French, English, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Lingala, Kikongo... 

Belgian Entreprenoires – B. Lifestyle Market   

From fashion to food to wellness, the Black Lifestyle Market is the place to find beauty, inspiration and care. In collaboration with Belgian Entreprenoires, the Afropolitan Festival pays tribute to young black women entrepreneurs, designers, artists and brand owners.  

Aurélie Mulowa, founder of Belgian Entreprenoires, invited ten female designers to showcase their talents and inspire others to make their own dreams as entrepreneurs come true. If you're looking for new inspiration in fashion, beauty, food, wellness, skincare and more, check out this selection of spectacular black-owned brands that are just waiting to join your list of favourite brands!

Founded in June 2020, Belgian Entreprenoires is a network that promotes the talents and expertise of black women entrepreneurs in Belgium. Markets, conferences and workshops: the Entreprenoires are always happy to share their products, knowledge and passions with you.

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