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African Festival Melbourne 2019

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Bustling with vendors serving flavours from all over Africa
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Put the date in the diary as Africa comes to Queen Victoria Markets Queen St, Melbourne on Sunday 22 September 2019 from 10am to 4pm. This is a FREE event but you need to REGISTER on the Event Page. You can also Register via Eventbrite. One of many events held at the Market, stay in touch via the Facebook page for all other events.

As an aside, the Queen Victoria Market has a New Competition running to WIN the ultimate Melbourne experience for four. Click on the link provided and fill the form for a chance to spend the night in the heart of the city at the Radisson on Flagstaff Gardens Hotel, enjoy the cityscape from The Melbourne Star, go on the Queen Vic Market's Ultimate Foodie Tour and get $200 to shop the market stalls.

Highlighting Melbourne's African community, bring family and friends to revel in all the Festival has to offer. It wouldn't be African without the beat of the drums and the marketplace bustling with vendors serving flavours from all over Africa. Hosting the event is Dorcas Maphakela, recipient of the 2017 Multicultural Awards for Excellence by the Victorian Multicultural Commission in one of her various roles that promote the African community.

African Fest favourite of French and African heritage and 11 years experience under its belt, Geelong Salsa Reggaeton will also be there. All female team Burn-city Queenz will be burning up the dance floors with killer dance routines, high energy freestyles and dancehall rhythms. Just a taste of what's to come, keep an eye on the event page as updates come to hand.

So far the foodies team for the Festival includes Tasty Suya - African BBQ, ANGIES KITCHEN, Tastes of Senegal, Sabas Ethiopian Restaurant and The Real Jerk Food Truck. Your taste buds are in for a treat. Follow the beat of the drum, sway to the music and enjoy the flavours at this cultural immersion as a community.

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Why? African Festival Melbourne 2019
When: Sunday 22 September 2019 from 10am to 4pm
Where: Queen Victoria Market, Queen St, Melbourne, VIC
Cost: Free Entry but MUST REGISTER
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