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Afrofest 2010 in Toronto

July 2, 2010 | By |

Discover Africa in the heart of Toronto !

AFROFEST is a free celebration of African music and culture presented by Music Africa and held annually in Queen’s Park in downtown Toronto. This year the festival takes place on the weekend of Saturday July 10th and Sunday July 11th, the final weekend of Africa’s first World Cup of soccer.

Afrofest is a showcase of the richness and diversity of African culture.  It is an event of song, dance, drumming and theatre, featuring world-renowned African music acts as well as dozens of highly-rated African musical groups based in Canada. With a bustling African marketplace, food and craft vendors, artistic displays, a Children’s Village, a drum stage, music workshops, and organized fun and educational activities for youth and children. (All preceding text from the Music Africa website).

When you check out the event details online at Music Africa, be patient, as it can sometimes take a while for their home webpage to load.  If you make it down to this fabulous festival, please pop back here and share your comments.