An athlete in fight position
An athlete in fight position
An athlete in fight position
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FADAM 2023

Festival Africain des Arts Martiaux

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27 mai - 3 juin • Kinshasa

The only world open of martial arts

People on stage for a ceremony during FADAM 2018

+5000 athletes

+35 disciplines

+1000 artists

+60 countries

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FADAM 2023 program

Opening ceremony

People standing and holding flags in a gymnasium during FADAM opening ceremony



Various athletes in martial arts fights and demonstrations

Closing ceremony

An athlete holding an inflamed baton during FADAM closing ceremony


Master Dominique Saatenang standing in front of people during a conference

Investors forum

People attending a conference

Cultural stands & exhibitions

Cultural stands & exhibitions

Various african fabrics, paintings and pottery exposed market stands


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Our honorable supporters

Portrait of Shi Yongxin

Abbot Shi Yongxin

Shi Yongxin is currently the Chief Abbot of the Shaolin Temple, and one of the leading representatives of Buddhism in the world. The Temple has already sent, and will send again for this edition, a team of Shaolin monks to the festival to make an exceptional performance.

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Portrait of Jackie Chan

Jackie Chan

Jackie Chan has been one of our strong supporters since the launch of FADAM in 2018.

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Jean-Claude Van Damme and Dominique Saatenang posing together for a photo

Jean-Claude Van Damme

Jean Claude Van Damme has been a strong supporter of FADAM since its creation in 2018.

Gérard Depardieu and Dominique Saatenang posing together for a photo

Gérard Depardieu

The French actor, passionate about culture, has supported FADAM since its launch.

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A look back at FADAM Cameroon

Martial arts shows, cultural events, investor forum ... Check out the pictures and the booklet of the 2018 edition of FADAM in Cameroon.

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