Africa Day 2022 Celebrations Supported by Dublin County Council
Saturday, 21st May 2022,
Venue: Belvedere Youth Club
Many Faces of Africa NEIC Community Day
11.00am -11.30am- World Café
Facilitation of Questions for individuals from African Diaspora backgrounds to draft a Charter/Statement representing their viewpoints for engagement with Dublin City Council and other key stakeholders during the year.
11.30am – 2.00pm
Activities to include:
- Many Faces of Africa! Graphic Design by Mic Chikanda with selfie photos from African Diaspora community members in Dublin
- Workshops with Story Tellers Adekunle Gomez of the African Cultural Project and Asmae Ourkiya from Morocco.
- Poems by local young people in Irish and African languages
- Kids Competition in African attire
- Politics of Hair – Dignity Partnership Workshop
- Creative Writing Workshop with Melatue Uche Okori, author of ‘This Hostel Life’
- Live musical and theatrical contributions, from Dublin based African Irish musicians and actors live and recorded.
- Exhibition at tables by African Irish community groups and advocacy groups
- Kids activities
- Food and Fun!