December 23 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines arranged two AN-124-100 freighter flights from Vatry, France to Dakar, Senegal, carrying theatrical stage and sound equipment for the Festival Mondial des Arts N

The flights, carrying 200 tonnes of equipment, were organised by Ruslan International - the joint venture established by Volga-Dnepr and Antonov Airlines.

Festival Mondial des Arts Negres has attracted a global audience of millions since its first production 44 years ago.

This year's production runs until December 31.