AFROCHELLA is a festival designed to highlight & elevate thrilling and thriving millennial talent from and within Africa. The festival is an interactive event that encourages collaboration, explains and explores culture with a pioneering approach. The day features a festive celebration of our culture in the form of Art & Fashion Installations, Live painting, The Best of African Cuisine, Live performances.
The festival’s purposes are to tell the New Africa story from a native’s perspective.
All aspects of the festival from the theme to the production are an ode to the ingenuity and available services in Africa. Our goal is to optimize the experience & engage the attendees with the culture in an authentic yet innovative approach. We look forward to sharing this experience as a footstep into a new tradition of bringing people together in Africa for tourism and Pro-African development.
This year’s theme is “Diaspora Calling”
According to organizers, Diaspora Callinghighlights the process of various African cultures transcending across borders without losing its heritage. Food, music, and art will be celebrated, expressed and explored through the many dimensions Africa’s nations have transcended.
“The African Diaspora has reached and impacted every continent in the world, and this year we are calling a celebration for where it all began,” a news release reads.
There will be more than 50 live music performances and dozens of vendors selling food, fashion, and jewelry on the official date on Dec. 28. Comedian Young Prince, MC Lolade Olayokun, and Actor Charles Okocha are this year’s host.
Afrochella is bigger than a music festival
Organizers have a series of events planned from now until the beginning of the year that focuses on charity and boosting the economy across the diaspora.
Afrochella will be renovating and repainting the Genesis school of orphans through its Afrochella Reads initiative.
Afrochella Feeds’ mission is to bring awareness and improve hunger in
African Royalty Night
A New Years Gala and awards ceremony is taking place on Jan. 1, 2020. In harmony with the Year Of Return, African Royalty Night will celebrate ancestry in a night of indulgence, elegance and African print. Its a grand night that celebrates the diversity of African life through the lenses of its people, nobles, statesmen and royalty to reconnect guests to the diverse lineage of our collective ancestry.
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There will be aseries of tours this yearto explore Accra with fellow Afrochellans. The list of events is below.
Dec. 31 Accra Tour and Food Tasting- Visit landmarks in Accra as well as a food crawl experience with authentic Ghanaian cuisine.
Jan. 1, 2020 Cape Coast Tour To Cape Coast Castle – Learn and explore the Slave Castles of Cape-Coast, followed by a nerve-wracking walk on the famous rope-canopies elevated over the Kakum Forest Reserve.
Jan. 2, 2020 Shai Hills Reserve + Royal Senchi – Spend time with animals at this nature reserve, followed by hours of relaxation at the remarkable Royal Senchi.
Jan. 3, 2020 Aburi Gardens Tour + Boti Waterfall Swim–Tour to Ghana’s Eastern Region. Stroll then relax at Ghana’s romantic Aburi Gardens and twin waterfalls in Boti.
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