Event Date and time: Saturday 10th of June, 2017 | 12:00 – 00:00 

Venue details: Rich Mix | 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, London E1 6LA

Organisers: Open The Gate 

Event website: Open The Gate Festival at Rich Mix

Event cost: Free

East-London based cultural organisation Open The Gate returns to celebrate their 8th Anniversary at the independent art venue and cultural centre, Rich Mix, in the heart of Shoreditch, showcasing 12h Festival of live African and World music gathering various communities through the diversity of music genres, activities for kids and the renowned African Market presenting fashion, arts and crafts from Africa or African inspired.
It’s a perfect day out for the whole family, as well as an important gathering for World Music and African Music enthusiasts.
                                        

Featuring Live on stage:

SIMO LAGNAWI & GNAWA BLUES ALL STARS (Morocco)
SAIDI KANDA & MVULA MANDONDO (Tanzania)
 PLANETMAN (Solo acoustic performance)
 USIFU JALLOH The Cowfoot Prince (Storytelling, Sierra Leone)
 JUANITA EUKA (Argentina / Congo)
VOCAL GLOBAL (Martinique / France / Israel)
JAY JOHNSON (Winner of Mayor of London’s Africa on the Square 2016)

Drumming workshop by DRUM SONG

More than an exhibition and trade space, The African Market is a place of curiosity attracting an eclectic mix of people including families, young people, students & adults, and a networking platform both for traders and interested visitors, connecting amateurs, professionals and passionate individuals.
                                     

And to complete the atmosphere, delicious African Food will served throughout the whole event!

                                

 

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