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Sure, they'll have live music and the ubiquitous vendors and food, 10am-9pm. But the parade at 10am from Boston Common is the real draw to this festival, and African-themed fests are rare. I'm sure the upbeat yet disorderly and not very useful website is a good metaphor for the festival: lots of fun, kinda crazy. , Boston City Hall Plaza, Boston, MA. 857-249-3831.
The African Festival of Boston is an initiative of the Shalupe Foundation a 501 c 3 non-profit organization based in Boston, Massachusetts which aims to build a strong community, and strengthen the voice of the African Diaspora in New England.See the Johnny Monsarrat Wheel Questions project.
Know as ""The biggest African Festival of New England""which unite the African Diaspora not only for an entertaining event but to empower communities by providing tools, via education to become self-sustainable, capacity building network, undertake collaborative efforts designed to mobilize the human and material resources of Africans for social action, development and advancement, through public awarness programs and cultural projects.
Come and explore the African continent's diverse music, drum call parade, African-style face painting, health & wellness, chidlren & family pavilion and a day of Afro-fashion show through preformances by local and internationally known African artists.
THIS YEAR FESTIVAL IS SCHEDULED FOR JULY 14TH 2012!
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