The Electronic and Video Game Festival of Abidjan (FEJA) opened on November 11th at Palais de la Culture in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. It brings together thousands of gaming enthusiasts from all over Africa, around the theme : video games in Africa, it is possible.
During the month of September, avid gamers participated in qualifying tournaments. A total of 256 players from 6 African countries were selected to compete and try to win rewards of more than 10.000 euros (show images of gamers in competition).
The event has attracted participants from the entire eco-system of gaming in Africa including those working in animation, game design and sales of gaming technology.
The nascent gaming industry in Africa is experiencing a boom with ever more African themed games, local studios and rapid growth in mobile game revenues. (Show people streaming into the center).
FEJA will run for two days, showcasing the best of e-sport in Africa and providing participants an opportunity to connect over games, win prizes and be a part of one of the fastest growing industries in Africa.