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Open the Gate Festival: 6th Anniversary

June 6, 2015 @ 12:00 PM

|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until June 12, 2015
| FREE
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Celebrating 6 Years of Open the Gate…

13 hours of FREE Live World Music + The African Market!

This June, the cultural organization Open The Gate celebrates its 6th Anniversary.
As every year we are offering a special event: 13 hours of NON-STOP cultural entertainment, alongside our renowned African Market.

LIVE MUSIC on stage showcasing the best of London’s World music scene:

AFRIK BAWANTU
Afrofunk – Highlife / Ghana

AAR MAANTA
Acoustic / Somalia

BOCAFLOJA
Directly from Mexico!

USIFU JALLOH – The Cowfoot Prince
Storytelling / Sierra Leone

BABA ADESOSE WALLACE
West Africa Traditional

NELSON & FRIENDS
Afrofusion from Mozambique

NATIVE SUN
Hip Hop – Afrobeat

OPEN THE GATE SOUND + Guests
Reggae & beyond

DRUMMING workshop by DRUM SONG
THE AFRICAN MARKET

A unique Design & Crafts Market showcasing the talents from Africa and inspired by African cultures.
Many stalls: Fashion, Arts & Crafts, Design, Jewellery, Books, Music, Culture and more!
Facepainting & Glitter Tattoo

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 passionates.

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

Website: openthegate.org.uk
Twitter: @OpenTheGate  #TheAfricanMarket

Venue

Rich Mix
35-47 Bethnal Green Road
London, E1 6LA United Kingdom
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Website:
www.richmix.org.uk/