Ouidah Fashion and Tourism Week (OFTW) 2019

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Ouidah Fashion and Tourism Week (OFTW) 2019

Ouidah Fashion and Tourism Week (OFTW) 2019

The Line Event is pleased to invite you to its event called OUIDAH FASHION AND TOURISM WEEK which will take place from the 3rd to the 7th day of April 2019, in the historical city of Ouidah, 40 kilometers from Cotonou.

The city / fort of Ouidah was “carefully isolated from the kingdom of Abomey to guarantee the monopoly of the king of Portugal. A Portuguese authority, the yovoghan (literally meaning “the white leader” or “chief of the whites”), was assigned by Portugal to the kings of Abomey to control and guarantee that the slave tribes were regularly supplied by these kings, it constituted the commercial interface between the European slavers and the vassal state of Abomey.In this kingdom founded by the king Agadja d’Agbomin (1708-1740), the slave trade was an obligation of tributary towards the king of Portugal, thus King Kpengla (1774-1789) was to feed this tribe to Portugal by periodic raids on the margins of the kingdom mainly in the Yoruba region, to avoid surrendering people of the ethnicity of the Fort

April 03 2019

Details

Start: April 3 @ 4:00 pm
End: April 7 @ 6:00 pm
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Venue

French Fort

city of Ouidah
Ouidah, Ouidah Benin

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Phone:

00229 95 00 49 49

Organizer

Line Event
Phone: 00229 95 00 49 49

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