We’re very excited to share a special behind-the-scenes video from the Africa Day 2016 launch, which took place on Wednesday, 11th May at Farmleigh Estate in the Phoenix Park. At the launch, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr. Charlie Flanagan TD, announced this year’s programme of events to mark Africa Day 2016, supported by Irish Aid. Featured at the launch were: Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan TD; Africa Day 2016 Champion, Atilogwu Stage Coordinator and MC, Timi Martins; Africa Day 2016 Champion and Main Stage MC, Timi Ogunyemi; Timi Martins’ daughter, Rebecca; Miss Africa Ireland, Chanceline Kangayan; Main Stage performers, Ájo Arkestra; Tatiana Goma, friend of Miss Africa Ireland; Michael Yohannes, General Manager at Ethiopian Airlines; a number of representatives from the African embassies in Ireland; and Dublin Bus representatives, Paul Cullen and Les Murphy. You can read the press release with all of the details about the launch, here.
Check out the video here: