In Cork, Cork City Council in association with African communities in Cork and in partnership with the HSE, Community Gardai and NGO’s working in this field have come together to organise a number of events to celebrate Africa Day.

This year a public outdoor event will be held in Cork’s flagship park, Fitzgerald Park on Saturday, 27th May from 12noon to 6pm. The family focussed event will have plenty of activities for children, drumming workshops, hair braiding, face painting, balloons, bouncy castles and cultural games with prizes. Professional food vendors will be on site to cater to the celebrating crowds.

You can also catch up with the latest news in Cork on the Africa Day Cork Facebook page.

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