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Afrofest Unveils Line-up For Babobab Stage

Afrofest has just announced the line-up for the Babobab stage. The event takes place at Woodbine Park in Toronto. See below for full details plus the line-up for the mainstage;

Baobab Stage: Saturday, July 7
MC Bonde (Zimbabwe), Ravinala (Madagascar), Julien (Haiti), Stephye Dance Group (Congo), Ibrahim Bello (Mali), DJ Double D (Angola), Saler (South Africa), DJ Magicflow (Nigeria), Fashion Show (Continental Africa), Mr. Wise (Nigeria), ReFix (Jamaica), Blandine (Congo)
Baobab Stage: Sunday, July 8
MC Bonde (Zimbabwe), Prince K (Nigeria), Yusra Khogali (Sudan), Presco (Haiti), Runs Tee (Nigeria), Fashion Show (Continental Africa), Patricia Neza (Rwanda), Etoile des stars (Continental Africa)
Main Stage: Saturday, July 7
Joy Lapps Trio (Trinidad), Resolutionaries Marimba Band (Zimbabwe), Mother Tongue (Toronto), Lorraine Klassen with South African Township Jive (South Africa), Soukouss Tchatcho (Congo), Adib Abdosh (Ethiopia), TINA (Haiti) and African Guitar Summit: (Continental Africa)
Main Stage: Sunday, July 8
Samba Squad (Brazil), Beyond Sound (African Diaspora – Toronto), Dramane Kone (Mali), Wazimbo (Mozambique), Tribute to Prince Nico Mbarga (Nigeria), Teeyah (Ivory Coast) and Sam Fan Thomas (Cameron).

Afrofest Launches At The Gladstone Hotel on June 7th

Afrofest will celebrate its launch with an event at the Gladstone Hotel on June 7th.

The event will feature performances by Njacko Backo from Cameroon, Tich Maredza Band from Zimbabwe and Jabulani from South Africa. Cover is $10 and it starts at 8 pm.

Afrofest itself will run from July 7th to 8th at Woodbine Park. It will feature top African artists located in Canada as well as the chance to sample African cuisine and browse an African marketplace, workshops activities for youth and children.

For details, head here.