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Dates: May 21, 2022 to May 29, 2022

Venue: Centennial Square

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Admission: $0-$40 per person

African Cultural Week - AfriCa Fest

Africa Fest is an annual celebration of African culture through food, music, and arts. The ultimate goal is to create an avenue for the community to engage and learn about the diverse African culture.

This year, the Festival will be held at the Vitoria Spirit Square/Centennial Square on May 28th and 29th, 2022

Our Program:

May 21st - The Spirit of Africa Gala Night (FOOD & MUSIC)

To kick off our annual African Cultural Week and Issamba Festival, join us for an unforgettable evening of African music, food, fashion and community recognition. This event is for everybody regardless of ethnicity. If you love fashion, if you love cultures, you are an epicurean, love dance and music, This night is for you. Doors open at 6 pm. MUSIC by Dj.Vinnie.Bugatti.

May 27th - The ISSAMBA Showcase in Sooke - Edward Milne Community School

May 28th - The ISSAMBA Showcase in Victoria - The Dave Dunnet Community Theatre

ISSAMBA Showcase - Your Journey Through the Depths of African Rooted-Rhythms

An interactive musical spectacle that showcases Rhythms, Music, and Dances from the African continent, featuring world-renowned African-born artists.

ISSAMBA - AfriCa Fest 2022 - May 28th & 29th

AfriCa Fest is an annual FREE outdoor community event that celebrates Africa’s diverse cultures through live music performance, drum & dance, arts & crafts, African food, and workshops.
The very first AfriCa Fest was held in downtown Victoria and featured both local and regional artists with roots in Guinea, Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Democratic Republic of Congo, Belize, Cuba and Canada.

Centennial Square

1 Centennial Square

Victoria, BC V8W 1P6

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