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A Glimpse of Africa Festival brings diversity and culture to Grand Rapids

Join the celebration on May 29, 12-6 p.m.
Posted at 10:47 AM, May 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-26 10:47:33-04

A Glimpse of Africa Festival is set to return to Grand Rapids, bringing the rich and diverse cultures of Africa to the community on Saturday.

The festival is a one-of-a-kind African cultural event in West Michigan showcasing the rich, diverse, and beautiful African cultures through fashion, art, food, dance, music, and a variety of interactive activities.

The A Glimpse of Africa event features:

•Variety of African food from different countries.
•Designers & models showcasing African clothes and fashion trends.
•Authentic African merchandise.
•Variety of entertainment by local African DJs, singers, and dancers.
•Interactive activities such as hair braiding, henna tattoos, head-wrap tutorials, fun quizzes, and more.

A portion of festival proceeds will be donated to charity.

The festival will kick off on Saturday, May 29 at Martin Luther Kind Park from 12-6 p.m.

For more information, follow the event on Facebook and Instagram.