Taste of Africa Food Festival & Cultural Evening

Taste of Africa
Food Festival & Cultural Evening

Sunday, June 1, 2008

Reception: 5:30 - 7:30 at SMU9s Owens Art Center

Dinner: starting at 6:30 pm
Program: 8:30 pm
SMU9s Hughes-Trigg Student Center

Taste dishes from African nations including:
Cameroon           Cote D9Ivoire      Eritrea                 
Ethiopia               Gambia               Ghana
Kenya                   Liberia                Morocco
Nigeria                 Sierra Leone      Somalia/Djibouti
Sudan                   Uganda

Evening Festivities:
- Parade of Nations
- Drum Circle

- Awards Ceremony:
     *DFW African Unity Cup awards
     *African Leadership Award
     *Recognition of the Eldest African in the Metroplex

Saturday, May 31:  4 pm
DFW African Unity Cup Finals
UT Dallas Soccer Field, Richardson

Sunday, June 1: 1 pm to 5 pm
Africa Day
J. Erik Jonsson Central Library in Dallas

-Interactive workshops for children, African arts and crafts, ans cultural booths

1:10 Drumming (West Africa)
1:35 African Dance (Ethiopia)
2:00 Capoeira (Nigerian Diaspora)
2:25 African Dance (Eritrea)
2:50 Drumming (African Diaspora)
3:15 Storytelling (West Africa)
3:40 Belly dancing
4:05 African Dance (Ghana)
4:30 Wedding Engagement (Sierra Leone)

Click here for more information on all the activities during the African Unity Festival! 


Sponsored by:
The Embrey Family Foundation

Name Sales End Price Fee
Adult Ended $15 $0.99
Children 10-5 Ended $5 $0.99
Children under 5 Ended Free

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