Afrorama launches Oral History Competition

May 30, 2023

On this 25th May 2023, on the 60th anniversary of the creation of the African Union, afrorama launches its new website. Afrorama aims to combat misinformation, promote a nuanced understanding of Africa, and showcase its true beauty and complexity.

Today, afrorama also launches an oral history competition which invites afro-optimists from around the world to submit videos of themselves capturing the best and most captivating tales on African heritage, tradition and culture. Participants will stand a chance to win prizes including a cash prize and online courses, and be featured across Afrorama’s platforms. The competition will run for two months from 25 May - 25 July 2023. Entries will be reviewed by a panel of judges, including Jocelyne Muhutu-Remy, Managing Director, Sub-Saharan Africa at Spotify.

Winners will be announced on 31 August, the International Day for People of African Descent.