Africa Day brings colour, culture and music to the Phoenix Park
Farmleigh Estate in the Phoenix Park, Dublin was uplifted and transformed by the sights, sounds and smells of Africa, as thousands of people gathered and celebrated Irish Aid’s flagship Africa Day Dublin event. The free family-friendly event, had a jam-packed schedule of live music, as well as children’s entertainment, food, dance, drumming and sports.
The event highlighted the scope and benefits of Ireland’s engagement with Africa and increase public awareness of Irish Aid’s development programme throughout Africa. Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development, Ciarán Cannon T.D. officially opened the event on the main stage.