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Lakeview Market

6:00pm –11:00pm

Shopping

The Lakeview Market features fab finds from all corners of the globe including old world crafts and new, unique designs.

DJ Marvin B

7:15pm – 8:00pm

Music

DJ Marvin B spins an intoxicating mix of sounds from across the African continent.

Songs of the Azmari

8:00pm – 9:00pm

Music

Azmaris (Ethiopian singer-musicians) Abebe Fikade and Mimi Zenebe share their talents and the musical traditions of Ethiopia.

Fatoumata Kouyate & Mabinty Sylla – Guinè

9:00pm

Dance

Music

This talented balafonist, singer, percussionist, and founder of Groupe Djéliguinet et ses Enfants is descended from a live of griots, and member of the National Theatre Troupe of Guinea and Amazones Women Drummers.

Sona Jobarteh

9:30pm

Music

The first female Kora virtuoso to come from a prestigious West African Griot family breaks away from tradition as a modern-day pioneer in an ancient, male-dominated hereditary tradition.

Lakeview Market

12:00pm –11:00pm

Shopping

The Lakeview Market features fab finds from all corners of the globe including old world crafts and new, unique designs.

Afro Dance MozAfro Dance Workshop

1:30pm – 2:00pm

Dance

Learning

Pulga Muchochoma will share his unique Mozafro (Mozambique-Afro) style of movement, which combines traditional dance with Afro-Fusion styles and popular dances of Nigeria, Ghana and Angola.

Indian Ocean Roots

1:30pm – 2:00pm

Dance

Music

Indian Ocean Roots is a group of women who have come together to represent regions of Africa, including the Comoros Islands, Mauritius, Reunion Island, Madagascar and Seychelles.

Moko Jumbie Stilt Dancing Workshop

2:00pm – 4:00pm

Family

Learning

With specially designed short training stilts sized for children, this hands-on workshop is an elementary introduction to the traditions of Moko Jumbie, a stilt-dancing spirit of the forest.

Slimflex

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Music

Born Felix Appiah Korang, Ghanaian singer/songwriter Slimflex is one of Toronto's most promising urban artists.