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A Celebration of African food, culture, music and more
Africa is the second-largest continent in the world and home to over 50 nations. People from many African countries have settled in Western Australia bringing a rich variety of culture and traditions. The free Act Belong Commit JAMBO Africa Festival on 3 February showcases some of this diversity in food, music, dance, kid's activities and more.
The Act Belong Commit JAMBO Africa Festival is Perth's leading annual event for teaching, sharing and celebrating the distinctive folk and cultural traditions of African Australians. Vistors can expect to see art and performances by people from Cameroon, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Liberia, Mauritius, Sierra Leone, Senegal, Gambia, Congo, Uganda, Guinea, South Africa and others.
Events on the day include:
Stage shows – artists, dancers, drummers and unique African performances Nile Food Court – African cuisine at its best from all walks of the African community in Western Australia
African Market Place – more than 45 stalls selling African products such as clothing, fabrics, homewares and accessories African Dance Workshops – experience the rhythm and beats of Africa Kids Zone – activities including drumming, story telling, mask making, rock climbing and jumping castle
Act Belong Commit JAMBO Africa Festival Saturday 3 February 4:00 – 9:00 pm Stirling Civic Gardens FREE