- Last Updated on Monday, 18 June 2012 10:07
The Afro Festival is an annual cultural event organised by the Museum of African Art and is a unique program, both in our country and the region.
This year, the Afro Festival will be held on 23 and 24 June at the Museum of African Art, and will include exhibitions, workshops and tasting the culinary specialties of Africa.
With the participation of specialists, lecturers, professors, students and Friends of the Museum, exhibitions and lectures, film screenings that deal with the arts and cultures of Africa, as well as music, dance, art workshops and public viewings are organised.
The African Bazaar - a popular event of the Museum of African Art, which promotes visual and applied arts from the African continent, will be held on the first day from 10a.m to 6p.m. The theme of this year’s Afro festival is African motifs in needlework technique, which will be presented in the Art Workshop, from noon to 5p.m. This is just a small part of events planed for the first day.
Scheduled for Sunday, 24 June, is the main event "Durbar: Festival of Festivals" - a day of friendship, music and dance. In the garden of the Museum of African Art stalls with fabrics, jewellery, pieces of wood will be places and visitors will be also able to sample culinary delights from different parts of Africa: Angola, Algeria, Egypt, Ghana, Congo, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia.
For more info about two-day program visit the official site.