Main Program


In 2017 Fest Afrika has as it’s theme “Voices to be heard”, which highlights the contributions of the people of African descent to culture and the arts in Europe, especially in Finland.


Monday, July 3rd 2017

Festival opening @ Koskikeskus

Workshops

 

Wednesday, July 5th 2017

14–17 @ Main library Metso

Fest Afrika kids

Seminar: “The history of African musicians in Finland” w/ Malang Cissokho

 

20–02 @ Telakka
Afro Kantele Night

Malang Cissokho (SN)

Afrotysonia (FI | SN)

DJ’s

Tickets: 10€ from the door.

 

Thursday, July 6th 2017

20–04 @ Klubi
Black Poetry Night, host: Roger Robinson

DJ’s

Zena Edwards (UK)

Vanessa Kisuule (UK)

Solomon OB (UK)

Yomi Sode (UK)

DJ’s

Liput: 10€ / door only.

 

Friday, July 7th 2017

12–21 @ Tullinaukio
Festival Market

 

20–04 @ Klubi
Legendary Night

DJ’s

Roger Robinson’s Dub Poetry Show

LIWATA’S AFRO REVIEW (CG|FI)

Damily (MG)

DJ’s

Tickets: 19,50€ Tiketti / 22€ at the door (FRI + SAT tickets 35€ from Tiketti!)

 

Saturday, July 8th 2017

12–21 @ Tullinaukio
Festival Market

 

20–04 @ Klubi
Finland & Afro Generation Night

DJ’s

Alexander D. Great (TT) – Flash Intro

Noël Saïzonou & Janne Halonen with Tampere music teachers (BJ | FI)

Helsinki-Cotonou Ensemble (BJ | FI)

Galaxy (SN | FI)

DJ’s

Tickets: 19,50€ Tiketti / 22€ at the door (FRI + SAT tickets 35€ from Tiketti!)

 

Fest Afrika DJ’s are Dj Cliff, Fidelis & Magic Sam