3rd Annual DC Africa Festival | September 29th | Banneker Recreation Center

In celebration of “African Heritage Month,” the D.C. Mayor’s Office announced the 3rd Annual DC Africa Festival will be held on Saturday, September 29 at Banneker Recreation Center. (Photo: From fashion show segment of last year's festival / Apuje Kalu )

Tadias Magazine
Events News

Published: Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Washington, DC (TADIAS) – The 3rd Annual DC Africa Festival will be held this coming Saturday at the Banneker Recreation Center from 12 pm – 7pm.

“Building on the success of the past two years of this festival, we are pleased to continue this burgeoning tradition of celebrating African culture while emphasizing the contributions and presence of the African community in the District of Columbia,” the D.C. Mayor’s Office on African Affairs (OAA), said in a statement.

“The 3rd Annual DC Africa Festival will feature a variety of exciting and enriching activities for all ages: an eclectic lineup of modern and folkloric musical performances influenced by African musical traditions; an Africa-inspired Wellness Pavilion promoting healthy living and fitness, educational and fun activities in the Children’s Village and the African Culture Hut, a Fashion Presentation featuring creativity and designs from across the Africa. There will also be arts & crafts vendors, as well as food vendors bringing the best African cuisine DC has to offer.”

If You Go:
Saturday, September 29, 2012
12 pm – 7pm
Banneker Recreation Center (Upper Softball Field)
2500 Georgia Avenue NW, upper softball field
Washington, DC 20001
The event is free and open to the public
RSVP Required: http://africafestival.eventbrite.com/
Click here for more details.


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