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Aye West African Arts Festival

16807657_1784073918581395_5855474592648013531_nAn exciting, first-ever West African Festival in Yonkers to celebrate the rich and dynamic culture of West Africa.

Mayor Mike Spano will visit and be honored with a traditional invocation. Friday, the event starts with a beautiful film, Finah Misa Kule which tells the story of West African immigrants, with the producer and director, followed by a drum performance.

Saturday and Sunday will feature traditional West African food, drumming, singing, dancing performances and exciting African art workshops. Yonkers’ own Aramide and Aisha Badru will be singing and performing contemporary and ancestral songs. This is a great family event appropriate for all ages. On Saturday Mayor Mike Spano’s African American Advisory Panel will present their Art Contest and exhibit with the Mayor presenting the awards. Please join us!

Event Location and Ticket Information

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PC4 Yonkers Purchase College Center for Community and Culture
16 Warburton Ave.
Yonkers, NY 10701
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Friday, February 24, 2017 - Sunday, February 26, 2017
Times: 6:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Ticket pricing:
Free event

Presenter: Groundwork Hudson Valley
Presenter Phone: 914-375-2151
Presenter Website: groundworkhv.org