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20 September 2018
Unmasked African Festival brings beats, food and colour to Victoria Square
Picture: AAP/Morgan Sette
As published in the City Messenger.
Written by Natalie De Nadai.

Photo: Baindu Tamba, Haja Koroma, David Biar, Nixon Sola, Michael Nketiah Boakye and children, Usman, 5, and Amanda, 7, in Victoria Square in the lead up to Unmasked African Festival (photo courtesy of AAP/Morgan Sette). 

Experience the energy, colour and cultural richness of Africa right in the heart of the city this weekend.

The 2018 Unmasked African Festival, hosted by the African Communities Council of SA, arrives in Victoria Square on Saturday, offering a diverse range of foods, music, arts and crafts from across the continent.

“It’s so exciting, you get to travel to Africa right in the heart of Adelaide,” African Communities Council manager Annette Osei-Kumah says.

“There will be lots of activities for the kids, very family-friendly.”

Amanda, 7, who has been dancing with the Ghana Cultural School for the past two years, is looking forward to wearing her colourful outfit at the event.

“I like to dress up and dance,” she says.

“I’m looking forward to performing for everybody.”

Unmasked African Festival, Victoria Square, city, Saturday, September 22, 11am-7pm, entry by gold coin donation. Visit Unmasked African Festival 2018.

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