Victoria Events – African Celebrations Week & AfricaFest – Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 – Sunday, May 29th, 2016

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African Celebrations Week & AfricaFestThe biggest and most spectacular African festival in Canada is the Victorian African Cultural Week. This is an annual event in Victoria that gives everyone a close look at the culture and heritage of Africa and the Caribbean. The theme this year is “Goin’ Down Central West and Northern Africa”. You’ll get to experience the food, fashion, music, dance performances, live cultural shows of the African community. For sure, you’re going to have a grand time in this celebration. There’s no admission fee for most events during the festival, but donations are very much appreciated.


Here’s a quick rundown of the schedule:


Wednesday, 25 May 4pm-10pm

The Symposium: A Glimpse into Africa

CDI College, 950 Kings Road


Friday, 27 May 6:30pm-11:30pm

Dinner and Dance

Vic West Community Centre

Advance tickets: $15


Saturday, 28 May 2016

Music-Dance-Discover-Taste-Connection and more

2:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Victoria West Community Ctr – 521 Craigflower Road, Victoria


Event Name: African Celebrations Week & AfricaFest

Date: Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 – Sunday, May 29th, 2016


Location: Various Venues – Victoria  



Official website:


Price: Suggested Donation: $5


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