Houston, the most diverse city in the U.S. will again take center stage as it pays tribute to the continent of Africa. On Saturday, September 9th, 2017 the Nigerian American Multicultural Council (NAMC) and the African Student Association – Houston Baptist University host its 5th annual Houston AfriFEST – a festival of African arts, culture, and entertainment from Noon to 8:00 p.m. on the grounds of the Houston Baptist University, located at 7502 Fondren Rd., Houston, TX 77074.
Over 3000 people are expected to attend this one-day event! The 2017 Houston AfriFEST will feature traditional and contemporary African dances, music, art, and varied entertainment by artists from several African countries. Participating countries will include Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Diaspora Africans from the United States and the Caribbean. Each country will have an elaborate exhibition of their national arts, crafts, history and geography.
The Kids’ Zone will have educational and fun activities for children of all ages – including face-painting, arts and crafts and other engaging activities.
Some of the best Merchant African Arts and Crafts Market in the community will sell African art and other items. Festival attendees can partake in authentic, tasty exotic dishes from continental African Food vendors.
Admission to the 2017 AfriFest is only $5.00 for the general public and free for seniors, college students and children.
For more information please go to www.namchouston.org or call 713 968 9450