Cameroon: First Canal Olympia Cinema theatre to open June 14 0

Cameroon will in June 2016, welcome the biggest and sophisticated cinema and theatre hall at the University of Yaounde 1.The Vivendi group has announced that the cinema theatre and performance hall labelled Canal Olympia, whose construction works are currently ongoing on the campus of the Yaoundé I University, in the Cameroonian capital, will officially open on June 14, 2016 by Prime Minister Philemon Yang

Reliable sources inform that, after Yaoundé, this company specialised in entertainment is planning, as part of its program aimed at investing in the cultural industry in Africa, to build at least two other cinema and performance halls in the cities of Douala and Bafoussam. As a reminder, Cameroon no longer has a cinema since January 2009, when the Abbia Cinema in Yaoundé and the Wouri in Douala were closed.