Tuesday, 14 July 2009

Images of AFROFEST 2009: Sunday, July 12th


Fojeba and a solo dancer with the group


Menwar (Mauritius) with Madagascar Slim sitting in with the group



Khmer Yousef (Ethiopia/Oromo); Achilla Orru performs with African and European sounds


Sunday's headliner, Malian singer, Oumou Sangaré "the songbird of Wassoulou" and her highly talented band and dancers.




CIUT's David Dacks (Abstract Index) meets the man whose music has has played for his audience, Ghanaian sensation, Samini

Many people forget that Afrofest has things a zone in the park for children. Why not bring the kids along next year to the participate in arts & crafts, facepainting and stiltworkshops?


Children's Village Coordinator, Audrey Hudson


Seasoned stiltwalker, Keianna pauses in a walk around the Children's Village to pose with her mother, Denise. Keianna learned to walk on stilts last year. (at right) Christopher Pinheiro focuses on the art of facepainting

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