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2021 Houston AfriFest: 8th Annual Festival of African Arts Culture & Entertainment at Houston Baptist University

Saturday, October 16, 2021 | 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm

$5

The 2021 Houston AfriFest: 8th Annual Festival of African Arts Culture & Entertainment returns to Houston Baptist University.

The festival will feature countries from across the African content, showcasing cultural and historical exhibitions from Angola to Kenya. There will be live performances from Afro-Brazillian band Batalá, World Beat artist Emman LeGrand, Joy of Djembe Drumming, and more.

Activities will include African storytelling, face painting, sports, and more. There will be and array of delicious cuisine—such as chèp, suya, jerk chicken, and more—from different regions of the continent in addition to more than 60 vendors, including merchant crafts, jewelry, home decor, artwork, clothing, and other Africa-inspired products and services.

Admission

$5 in advance; $10 at the gate; free for students with ID, ages 12 and under, and for ages 60 and up. Order tickets online or learn more.

Houston Afrifest | Photo courtesy of NAMC

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Details

Date:
Saturday, October 16, 2021
Time:
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Cost:
$5
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Venue

Houston Baptist University
7502 Fondren Road
Houston, TX 77074 United States
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Phone:
281-649-3000
Website:
hbu.edu

Organizer

Nigerian-American Multicultural Council (NAMC)
Phone:
713-568-9450
Website:
namchouston.org