Africa in April began in 1986 to recognize the heritage of more than 50 percent of Memphis' population. The festival features ... More
Africa in April Cultural Awareness Festival
Africa in April began in 1986 to recognize the heritage of more than 50 percent of Memphis' population. The festival features exhibits and events related to the culture, tradition, history, arts, crafts and music of selected African countries. The Vendor's Marketplace Festival in Handy Park on Beale offers handcrafted goods and cultural artifacts. The festival takes place for four days during the third week in April at locations along Beale Street and throughout downtown Memphis.
Reviews for Africa in April Cultural Awareness Festival: 2
We love Africa in April
By A Yahoo Contributor, 4/12/07
I love everything about afirca and april from the entertainment all the way to the food and botiques and the area also.The festival is from Friday to Sunday but Saturday is the best day to attend. Because all of the entertainment is line up for Saturday. And you get to see a wide variety of people.
africa in April is a wonderful event as well as mind blowing, This event is well put together and has a variety of cultural information that we need to learn, I feel the people of Memphis as well as the surrounding areas need to capitailize on the experience. So many of us live in places where we dont recieve this wealth of information about our culture and instead of field trips to six flags for our students maybe a trip to Africa in April would help steer some of our students into more positive directions and intrigue the minds of future Africian American Leaders.
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