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29th Annual African Festival of the Arts

Aug 31 - Sept 3, 2018

Annually during Labor Day Weekend, the Festival grounds in Chicago’s Washington Park come alive in a simulated African village. Attendees are transported across the Diaspora with interactive engagements, vibrant drumming, museum quality and collectible artifacts, colorful and rich handwoven fabric and textile, and other program spaces and Interactive spaces include: Drum & Afro-folk Village, Children and Family, African Heritage, African Spirituality, Wellness (Health) Village, Books and Authors, Fine Art, Film and Video, Food Court, Seniors and Quilting, and the African Marketplace. 


2018 African Festival of the Arts Awards Gala

 

 
AFA Awards
 

2018 African Festival of the Arts Honorees

Coming soon


2018 African Festival of the Arts 

Artist of the Year

coming soon



African Festival of the Arts Posters Available in AIH office