Africa Festival of Arts and Culture 2013
The Africa Festival of Arts and Culture is an annual festival that showcases the unique cultural heritage and artistic works of people of African descent living in Nova Scotia. The festival will be held this year at the Sackville Landing, Lower Water Street, Halifax, from July 26th, 27th and 28th 2013. Major events of the festival includes arts, crafts, visual and performing arts of people of African descent, artists participating in the festival are Diasporas from Nigeria, Ghana, Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrean, Gambia, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Togo, Uganda, Somalia, ADAM, Caribbean and African Nova Scotian Community. Artistic work includes arts and craft, drumming, Jazz, hip-hop, gospel music, stand-up comedy, literature, food, and lots more. Notable performers this year includes: Carson Downey, Sanctified Boys, Reeny Smith, Amani (Contemporary Blues Poet), Conquerors for Christ, Free to Move, and various Africa cultural dances. The festival is open to the public free of charge; and our sponsors this year includes Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Canada Heritage, Nova Scotia Communities, Culture and Heritage, CKDU, Labatt, HRM, TD Bank, The Four Point Sheraton, etc. Please come and join us celebrate and showcase our unique cultural heritage. As a forum for the promotion of tourism between Africa countries and Canada; it is fun fun fun see you July 26, 27, 28!