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Africadey - Saturday Concerts (Calgary)

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On Saturday, August 13, Protected content , a small island in the middle of an Albertan oil capital transforms into heat, rhythm, soul: Africa. Join us at Prince’s Island Park for the climax of the Afrikadey! Festival, a celebration of African art and culture. Introduce yourself to Africa, if you haven’t done so already. Meet its mouth-watering food, beautiful crafts, and talented performers.

For Afrikadey! veterans, the following description will conjure up memories of festivals past; for newbies, it is a brief synopsis of the spectacular showcase. Impromptu cultural entertainment will spring up in the grass between our mind-blowing main stage acts: Angélique Kidjo, Shad and Nomfusi. Hand-made African wares will be sold in the international marketplace as well as delicious African food. Dances will be had, feet will be tapped, and you will probably meet quite a character or ten!

Admission is free for children under 12 and adults over 65. Adult tickets are $25 and youth/student tickets are $20.

Tickets can be bought online, at the Afrikadey! Festival Office (1B Protected content Avenue NW, phone: Protected content , or at the following locations: Inner Sleeve, 100% Legit, Mayfair Foods, Universal Hair Salons, and Sloth Records. Groups of 10 or more can save 15% if tickets are purchased at the Afrikadey! Festival Office.
10:00 AM Drum Circle
NOON Creative Youth
12:45 PM Moyeen
1:00 PM Dynamq
1:15 PM MFive
1:45 PM Koffi
2:30 PM Mitsho
3:00 PM Malcolm
3:30 PM Ara
4:00 PM Amara Ijo**
4:15 PM Zale Seck
5:30 PM Nomfusi Gotyana
6:00 PM South Sudan Group**
6:45 PM Shad
7:45 PM Ogendegbe Drummers**
8:00 PM Angélique Kidjo
9:15 PM Joaquin Diaz
** - Ground Entertainment