In Galway, a number of Africa Day festivities will run from 17th – 25th May and will include an interactive music workshop, which will celebrate African culture through music and song at the United Methodist Presbyterian Church, Victoria Place. The workshop will be facilitated by Helen Webb and SONKE Multicultural Choir and will be open to the public. A football event will take place at the Westside Astro facility at which eight primary schools from Galway City will participate.

The 10th Galway African Film Festival will take place from 19th -21st in the Mick Lally Theatre (Druid). The film festival will highlight the variety of life experiences on the African continent through screening a selection of short films, feature films and documentaries.

A special Africa Day event will take once again place in Doughiska, Galway’s most multicultural suburb. Hosted by the ARD Centre, the event will run at Merlin College in Doughisk and will aim to raise awareness about Africa and promote African culture here in Ireland. Open to people of all ages and nationalities.

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