TOTO, Lomé (CelebrityAccess) Vivendi has opened its tenth African venue, and its second CanalOlympia facility in Togo, Lomé.
The French media conglomerate,which includes subsidiaries See tickets, Universal Music Group and pay TV’s Canal+ Group, has CanalOlympia venues in seven west African countries with its latest venue opening this summer in Ouagadougou, its second in that marketplace, according to IQ magazine
“The CanalOlympia venues have become important cultural hubs with the organisation of concerts, most often in association with Universal Music Group, as well as numerous events,” the company, said, according to IQ.
“For example, Vivendi Sports is organising an official boxing competition as part of the IBO (International Boxing Organisation) world championship being held at the CanalOlympia in Dakar, Senegal, on 20 October. Also, many local businesses often use these venues for private events.”
The CanalOlympia venues are designed to be centered around modular film theatres that can be converted into outdoor venues that can accommodate thousands.