5th Annual Kitenge Festival UK


ONE COMMUINITY, CELEBRATING AFRICA! Please share as widely as you can.

TO SHOWCASE OR BOOK A STALL contact: [email protected] OR [email protected]

FREE ADMISSION WITH TICKETS ONLY https://kitengefestivaluk.eventbrite.co.uk

Confirmed headline act Afro Jazz sensation and Percutionist Seby Ntege & live band for Kitenge Festival UK. Other acts include Sabbey International Drummers, Bantu Arts, Kuklee Ali, ArA Harmonics Angel SBL and Kleo Artist.

Hosted by Lydia Olet and Ivan Kaburahe

Guests of Honour: Dr Pauline Long (BEFFTA Awards) and Cllr Adedamola Aminu confirmed

Exquisite Model Management to oversea the fashionshow and runway.

Media Partners: Hotshots Multi-media, BlacknBold Magazine & African Dazzle.

Guests: 500
50 stalls (African Themed)
Fashion showcase (5 local and International designers confirmed)

Supported by: Senditoo,Jozyz Agency of Events & PR, Pauline Long Show, Hona Africa, Active Newham

Parking: Ample free parking

Car: Situated only 7.7 miles from Central London, is easily accessible by road (via A3211 and A1203)

Buses: 147, 262, 300, 473

Tube and rail: Canning Town, Upton Park and Plaistow, West Ham.

The one day event is a unique platform which showcases Africa’s valuable, distinctive and unique heritage.

This year we are partnering with Open the Gate, a community organisation that is behind the African Market franchise and African on the Square to oversee our African market fair. Our goal is to bring together small businesses of African culture, heritage, fashion, crafts and arts.

This event will feature great live performances, live bands, dance, competitions, awards program, networking, product sampling, African cuisine/ food stalls, fashion & market stalls, drum, poetry, fashion shows and traditional craft displays, story telling.

The festival is FREE to the public. All proceeds from this year’s event go towards our charitable initiative Hope Alive Mission which supports Youth initiatives in our local community and Abused Children and Women charities in UK and Africa.

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Event Review: WOMAD UK 2018 @ Charlton Park (Malmesbury; Thursday 26th to Sunday 29th July 2018)

The sun is shining as people from all corners of the globe – including artists from six continents and fifty countries – come together for this year’s eclectic celebration of world music and dance culture. Families, friends and couples of all ages erect tents, blow up mattresses and boil water…

Artists: Abatwa , Amadou and Mariam , Bcuc , Bollywood Brass Band , Gilles Peterson , Hanggai , Hashmat Sultana , Havana Meets Kingston , Herbaliser , Ian Brennan , K.o.g. And The Zongo Brigade , Ken Boothe , Kokoko! , LADAMA , Leftfield , Maalem Hamid El Kasri , Macka B. , Meklit , My Baby , Orchestre Les Mangelepa , Owiny Sigoma Soundsystem , Rafiki Jazz , Rodney P , Seby Ntege , Tal National , Thievery Corporation , Too Many Zooz

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