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AFROFEST celebrates its 29th anniversary at Woodbine Park

TORONTO, ON (June 26, 2017) – AFROFEST the largest free African Music Festival in North America, will be celebrating its 29th anniversary of promoting African music and culture in the heart of Toronto on Saturday, July 8 & Sunday, July 9, 2017 at Woodbine Park located at 1695 Queen St. East, Toronto.

This year’s festival includes 50+ artists, 70+ merchandise and food vendors, a Children’s Creative Village, and a Drumming Zone. Some of the featured international artists that will be performing include Bracket (Nigeria), X Maleya(Cameroon), Mi Casa (South Africa), Gabacho Maroc (Morocco), Dicko Fils(Burkina Faso), Ammoye (Jamaica) among many others.

“AFROFEST illuminates the African heritage. Through AFROFEST we showcase the beauty, diversity, simple and yet complex nature of African art and culture presented in a fun and relaxed environment,” says Peter Toh, Executive & Artistic Director of Music Africa.

For more information about AFROFEST 2017 and other Music Africa events, please visit– www.afrofest.ca. See complete schedule below.

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