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Daemon
Posted: Thursday, December 11, 2014 12:00:00 AM
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Burkina Faso Republic Day

On this day in 1958, Upper Volta (now Burkina Faso) voted to become an independent republic within the French community. It was then internally self-governing until it achieved independence in 1960. This is considered the most important national holiday in Burkina Faso, with many events held in the capital city of Ouagadougou. More...
NeuroticHellFem
Posted: Thursday, December 11, 2014 12:53:22 AM

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Here it is again, my favourite world capital, Ouagadougou! I just love the word, Ouagadougou!
Happy Republic Day Bukina Faso! Dancing

♪♫♪♪♫♪♪♫♪♪♫♪♪♫♪♪♫♪♪♫♪♪♫♪♪♫♪♪♫♪♪♫♪
Oua-ga-dou-dou-gou
Push pineapple,shake the tree
Oua-ga-dou-dou-gou
Push pineapple, grind coffee
Dancing Dancing Dancing Dancing
socratoad
Posted: Thursday, December 11, 2014 7:21:29 AM

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NeuroticHellFem wrote:
Here it is again, my favourite world capital, Ouagadougou! I just love the word, Ouagadougou!
Happy Republic Day Bukina Faso! Dancing

♪♫♪♪♫♪♪♫♪♪♫♪♪♫♪♪♫♪♪♫♪♪♫♪♪♫♪♪♫♪♪♫♪
Oua-ga-dou-dou-gou
Push pineapple,shake the tree
Oua-ga-dou-dou-gou
Push pineapple, grind coffee
Dancing Dancing Dancing Dancing


Ha ha ha.... Thank you.
striker
Posted: Thursday, December 11, 2014 10:13:05 AM
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never heard of this country interesting
Robert Imgrat
Posted: Friday, December 11, 2015 3:47:28 AM

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School Library Gando / Kere Architecture
''The roof construction (...) represents a technical innovation: for the first time, traditional clay pots were used in the ceiling to insure, after their removal, light and air to circulate.''


I like the meaning ''Land of upright people''.

http://www.archdaily.com/262012/in-progress-school-library-gando-kere-architecture/
monamagda
Posted: Friday, December 11, 2015 10:45:44 AM

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BURKINA BRIGHT AND COLOR!!!



Today is Independence Day in Burkina Faso. Burkina Faso, also known by its short-form name, Burkina, is a landlocked country in West Africa. Its capital is Ouagadougou. Formerly called the Republic of Upper Volta, the country was renamed “Burkina Faso” on 4 August (eve of Independence Day) 1984 by then-President Thomas Sankara, using a word from each of the country’s two major native languages, Mòoré and Dioula. “Burkina”, from Mòoré, may be translated as “people of integrity”, while “Faso” means “fatherland” in Dioula. “Burkino Faso” is thus meant to be understood as “Land of upright people” or “Land of honest people.” Inhabitants of Burkina Faso are known as Burkinabè

http://www.bookofdaystales.com/burkina-faso-independence-day/
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