About

 

Bakanal de Afrique brings us together across cultures, and showcases new, emerging and underground urban art, culture and people through performance, workshops, visual media and conversations. 

 
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“Connecting the dust here
to the concrete there”

Four hundred years in the making, “Bakanal de Afrique” is an Afro Urban festival that celebrates the many histories and traditions blended into the odyssey of the African Diaspora. 
 


 
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We
Celebrate the many histories and traditions blended into the odyssey of the African diaspora.

Provide a platform for us to tell our stories, our way. Affirm and expose artists work to new and familiar audiences. Ignite thriving exchange among artists, performers and cultural workers. Foster relationships across cultures of continental and diaspora Africans.


 
 
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The phrase ‘Bakanal de Afrique’
is a pidgin/creole/patois play on words using languages connecting people of African descent around the world.