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 14, 2019 the Nigerian American Multicultural Council (NAMC) will host its 7th 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 2019 Houston AfriFEST will feature traditional and contemporary African dances, music, art, and varied entertainment by artists from several African countries. Participating countries will include Angola, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria 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 vendors 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 2019 AfriFEST is only $5.00 pre-sale online at https://afrifest2019.eventbrite.com for the general public and is free for seniors, college students and children.
For more information please go to www.namchouston.org or call 713 968 9450 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org