2018 07 17 AfrojazzClub goes Kilombo

Vamos a bailar! Angata donké! Kaay fecc! Let´s dance! Tervetuloa tanssimaan! For the first time in the history of “Alppipuiston kesä” series (free summer picnics at Alppipuisto park in Helsinki) we cater you a full afternoon with some of Finland’s leading bands playing African and Afro Cuban live music.

In addition, we invite you to enjoy music and storytelling for children, chill dj tunes, dancing, a bazaar and delicious food from different parts of the world.

The bazaar offers colourful products and information about organizations promoting African and afrodiaspora cultures in Finland. NOTE! If you want to promote your activities, contact: newafrobazaar@gmail.com.

The event is admission free. Warmly welcome!

Main Stage:
13 ja 14.30 Dj Hermanni (Afro Sunday)
14 Tripple 2 (Ghana/Finland)
15.15 Faso Kan (Burkina Faso/Mali/Senegal/Finland)
16.30 Afrika Akay Degg (Senegal/Finland)
17.45 Afrojazz Quintet feat Charlotta Kerbs (Benin/Finland)
19.45 Tiempo Habana (Cuba/Finland)

Children’s area:
14.00 A Little Maasai Warrior - a traditional African tale (English, Swahili)
15.00 The musical tales of Sila Fato (Mandinka, Finnish, Wolof)
Surprise programme

The event is brought to you by Afrojazz Club, Kulttuurikameleontit ry ja Cultural Organization Kilombo ry/Kilombo Festival with support from the City of Helsinki. Our main collaborators are Afro Sunday, African Fashion Week Helsinki, Nana’s TV and Easyrent.