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Saturday, August 01, 2015

Afrifest

10:00 AM - 09:00 PM

event poster for Afrifest 2014

Northview Junior High School
5869 69th Ave N
Brooklyn Park, MN , 55429

612-568-2195


Taste of Africa, hot music and fun in the sun! It’s the great MN Pan African Get Together!

Free and open to the public. All are invited and welcome.

Afrifest is a multi-cultural outdoor festival.  We have free Taste of Africa (while supplies last), local vendors, kidz zone and more.  Plenty of fun and games for kids and families. Picnic with the family. Meet new friends and neighbors. 

Bring your soccer, kickball, rugby and cricket teams.  The fields are open and available.  

About Afrifest

"AFRIFEST™ is about showing that one standard doesn't apply. All the different countries, different languages, different geographies, and cultures still can't hide the fact that we all are African in some way. It's a place of contrasts, from vast riches to dirt poverty, from lush forests to dry deserts, from pollution to pristine beaches. Afrifest is meant to show us how unique and similar all AFRICANS are; whether they are from America, Europe, South America, or the Caribbean.”

-Nathan White (Afrifest Founder and Producer, 2007)

About the Afrifest Foundation

Afrifest Foundation is a 501c3 public non-profit organization serving the arts and cultural needs of the Pan African community in Minnesota and beyond. The organization’s main focus is to promote, unify, and educate Pan Africans in Minnesota and beyond.

Our history

The Afrifest Foundation, a Minnesota non-profit organization, was founded in March of 2009 to produce the Afrifest festival and other programs to further the festival’s motto of “Enlightenment, Diversity, and Unity.” The Foundation has since increased its scope of operations to meet the growing and neglected needs of the Pan African arts and culture communities.

Our vision

  • To support and promote the arts and culture of Pan Africans in Minnesota and beyond by producing events, seminars, and other programs to achieve this aim.
  • To promote unity, diversity, and enlightenment amongst Pan African and with the broader community in Minnesota and beyond; and
  • To support other non-profits and community groups that try to promote, unify, and educate Pan Africans in Minnesota and beyond.

Learn more

Get more information on volunteering and becoming a sponsor or vendor.

Learn more about Afrifest

 

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