The African Festival Yokohama 2009!

April 1, 2009 by: Clement Nyirenda

If you are based in the Kanto area or even beyond and you have never been to Africa, then you do not have to worry because this weekend, Africa is being brought to your doorstep! The Committee of African Festival Yokohama is inviting all and sundry to come and enjoy the third African Festival Yokohama 2009 from Friday, 3 April to Sunday, 5 April.

The aim of this festival is to bridge the cultural difference between Africa and Japan. It is more or less Africa’s motivated trade, investment and cultural expo in Yokohama.Business men/women, students and the general public at large must make it a point to visit, learn and explore the numerous trade and investment opportunities as many African Embassies and exhibitors will exhibit products from their various countries.

The festival starts on Friday, the 3rd of April, 2009 with an opening ceremony commencing at 10:30am (prompt) on the 3rd Floor, Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse (Aka Renga) No.1 building, 1-1-1 Shinko, Naka-ku, Yokohama 231-0001. Entrance is FREE for all!

Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse No.1

Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse

Other attractions include Traditional Cultural Drumming and Dancing, African Photo Exhibition, Lecture, African Games Corner, African Fashion Show, Dance & Traditional Musical Instrument Workshop, African Quiz, Concert and many more not to be missed by anyone.

Latyr Sy

I will go to this Festival on Saturday, 4 April, 2009.


10 Responses to “The African Festival Yokohama 2009!”
  1. billywest says:

    I’m definitely going to try to make it to this festival. And, it’s being held in my favorite part of Yokohama!

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  2. Not living in the Tokyo anymore, but I have passed on the info.

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  3. thats a nice initiative make sure you podcast!

  4. GERRI says:

    Hope you have fun over there. It is always good showing up at such events when you have left Africa. It is a little moment in time when you can mentally take yourself back home.

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  5. ahira says:

    I looks like a awesome festival.
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  6. djembe says:

    Greetings from Scotland. 🙂

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