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Cultural events

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Event Information:

  • Sat
    14
    Oct
    2017

    Africa on the square

    12-6pmTrafalgar Square, London
    Africa on the Square is organised by the Mayor of London for Black History Month.
    The event is sponsored by Lebara and The Voice.
    It is programmed by Open the Gate.
    - LIVE MUSIC -
     
    NOGABE RANDRIAHARIMALALA
    (Madagascar)
    AMIRA KHEIR
    (Sudan)
    JAY JOHNSON
    (Winner of the Youth Talent Show
    Africa on the Square 2016)
    MOBO CHOIR
    MUNTU VALDO

    (Camreoon)

    GNAWA BLUES ALLSTARS
    (Morocco)
    DJEMBE THUNDER
    (Mali)
    YAABA FUNK
    (Ghana / UK)
    - HOSTS -
    Rosemary Laryea &
    Usifu Jalloh, the Cowfoot Prince
    - DJ EDU -
    - FASHION CATWALK BY AFWL -
    4.30pm
    TALENT SHOW
    2.15pm
     

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    - AFRICAN MARKET -  
     
    Lots of African Market stalls
    all around the square:
    Fashion Village, Arts & Crafts, Homeware and deco, art, books, charities
     
    - African Street Food Village -
    - Traditional Drumming and Dancing Groups Procession -
    - Acrobats -
    - Family & Children Workshops -
    Drumming and Dancing
    Football kick
    Mosaics making
    Beads & Jewellery Making
    Screen printing
    Animal Mask Making
    Hair Braiding
    Massage therapy
    Face painting & Henna Tattoo
    FREE - ALL AFTERNOON
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