Main Program

The main program of Fest Afrika festival consists of concerts where you can hear African and African-influenced music. Remember to check also the workshop program and the free program on the festival market.

Tuesday 2.7.2019

20.00 Fire dance performance by Sisi Majitu and fire dance workshop participants @ Ratina shopping center, Olympia square

Fest Afrika van and festival team present from 14 to 20

Thursday 4.7.2019

African dance performances @ Laikunlava – organized by city of Tampere park concerts!

18.00 West African dance and music group Jamora
18.30 Dance and drumming group  Cheza Ngoma

Fest Afrika Kick-off party @ Pub Jerun Piilopaikka

starting at 21, performances by the Mpondas Family Band & Cheza Ngoma + DJs Luface, Diddy and George MTV

Free entrance


Friday 5.7.2019 @ Olympia Quarter

21 Doors open, DJs Fidelis, George MTV and Juhani

22 Mama Africa Junior (Senegal)

23 Sofy (Zambia/DRC)

00.30 Makadem (Kenya)

Tickets from Tiketti (13,50€, together with Saturday 27,50€). At the door (if available) 15€.


Saturday 6.7.2019 @ Olympia Quarter

21 Doors, DJs Nestar, Fidelis, Edward Mtafungwa and George MTV

22 Shameless Shongololo Band (Finland/South Africa)

23 Assane Gaye (Senegal)

00.30 Abaneko and the band (Tanzania)

Tickets from Tiketti (16,50€, together with Friday 27,50€). At the door (if available) 18€.