The annual Africultures Festival in Sydney will take place at Auburn Park on Saturday 14 March 2015, bursting with live music, dance, food, fashion, arts and crafts.

There will be over 45 stalls selling vibrant African clothing, fabrics, home-wares, hand crafted jewelry, arts and crafts.

Now in its seventh year, the Africultures Festival continues to offer great fun for families and children. There will be two live performance stages and MC Kween G will entertain the crowd with hip-hop, anecdotes and commentary during the festival.

Other highlights of the event include a variety of sporting events and kids activities. The Nile Food Court will feature food from Senegal, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia, Kenya, South Sudan, Liberia and the Caribbean. Taste aromatic coffee from Ethiopia at the Djebena Coffee stall.

The Festival aims to bring people from all African nations residing in Sydney and enhance understanding of the wider community about African culture. The event is coordinated by the Somali Welfare & Cultural Association in conjunction with Auburn City Council and a variety of other dedicated community organizations in Sydney.

11am – 6 pm Saturday 14 March
Auburn Park, Macquarie Road, Auburn

SALT Magazine is an African-Australian Community News Magazine, created to provide print and online news and information on a broad range of issues of interest to the African community in Australia as well as to the wider general public. Our main aim is to act as a platform for the voice of the new and emerging African Australian communities, providing an African perspective to Australian topics. We wish to highlight African refugee success stories and encourage community development by exploring the challenges faced by new arrivals.

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