Africa On The Square


Come and celebrate the best of African culture in Trafalgar Square on Saturday 10 October, from 12pm-6pm.

Trafalgar Square will come alive with music, dance, fashion, food, a market and more. There’ll be fun stuff for families too - like hair-braiding, batik and mosaic making.

Highlights include a talent show for young performers, live music from across Africa and DJ Abrantree on the decks.

The live music and entertainment includes performances by Afla Sackey and Afrik Bawantu (Ghana), Saidi Kanda and Mvula Mandondo (Tanzania), Krar Collective (Ethiopia), Tony Dudu and the Gumbe Jazz (Guinea Bissau) and also Abdoulaye Samb and Minnjiaraby (Senegal).

African Fashion Week London will be presenting a live catwalk show. And, you'll be able to pick up African arts and crafts at the market and delicious food.

Africa on the Square is organised by the Mayor of London for Black History Month 2015. The event is sponsored by Lebara and Air France, with media partner support from The Voice. It is programmed by Open the Gate.

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