All Africa Festival Showcases Continents Beauty and Diversity in Downtown Dubai Burj Park
Reporter: Mayowa Ogundele
Africa is more than a place; it is in the heart, minds and souls of the people. The All Africa Festival event focuses on bringing this cultural experience to life through music, entertainment, fashion, art and many other cultural expressions as we EAT!
The Festival’s Mission is simple which includes showcasing the vibrant energy, beauty, culture and diversity of Africa in all HER expressions, while introducing Africa to African and the rest of the world.
Various expressions of African art, music, culture and heritage were on full display for the just concluded All Africa Festival in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. From urban to traditional, the three day event at the Burj Park, in downtown Dubai, saw thousands of Africans turn up for the first outdoor event in the community since COVID-19 hit.
Top headliners included New Orleans based artist, Davie, Nigerian music star, Rema, South Africa’s Focalistic and Zoe Modiga, Tanzania’s Diamond Platnumz, Ghana’s Wiaala, Egypt’s Mohamed Ramadan, Zimbabwe’s Gemma and a host of other acts.
The famous Senegalese artist Bou Bou painted live on stage, as his fellow countrymen rap duet, Daara J performed.
This year’s event is in partnership with Dubai developer, Emaar. Discussions are already on-going for the 2022 edition. Follow @AllAfricaFestival for updates.
Additional sponsors included OJAMEA.com, WestBlue Consulting, UAE Arifca Networking Group, KIZA.ae, Black Girl in Dubai, and public relations firm Your Narratives, Inc.
See the beautiful photo gallery below.
For more information, visit https://allafricafestival.com/
Photo credit: All Africa Festival