13-18 Oct 2014
Afrovibes Festival at The Albany
Twenty Years of Democracy: A Celebration of South African Culture

Ariyon Bakare and Janet Suzman in Dream of The Dog Tyler Dolan photo for Afrovibes 2014 featuring Fashion designer and makeup artist Ebony Rae Aberdein. Model Anele nZuza

Afrovibes Festival, bringing some of the very best of South African arts to the UK and the Netherlands, makes a welcome return to the UK and the Albany this autumn.

In 2014, Afrovibes Festival marks 20 years of the New South Africa: 20 years since the ending of apartheid and the beginning of democracy. The creativity of award-winning artists brings us music, theatre, dance, photography and film, reflecting upon what it is to be part of 21st century South Africa. By turns it'll be thought-provoking, energetic, reflective, fascinating, exhilarating.

With free events, family workshops and themed food served in the atmospheric Township Cafe, drop by, hang out and belong - you'll believe that you really are thousands of miles from home!

Afrovibes UK Trailer 2014

Afrovibes UK Trailer 2014 - courtesy of YouTube.com

Full listings for this year's festival:
From Monday 13 October - Township Cafe: Table Mountains
Tuesday 14 – Saturday 18 October - Africa Inspired
Tuesday 14 – Saturday 18 October - Pop-Up South Africa
Tuesday 14 October, 7.30pm - Uncles & Angels / Dark Cell
Wednesday 15 October, 5.30pm - The African Cypher
Wednesday 15 - Friday 17 October, 6pm - Mojisola Adebayo with Afrovibes artists
Wednesday 15 & Thursday 16 October, 7.30pm - Biko's Quest
Wednesday 15 - Friday 17 October, 8.30pm - Chill Pill Plus...
Wednesday 15: Deanna Rodger & Simon Mole
Thursday 16: Raymond Antrobus & Adam Kammerling
Friday 17: Mr Gee
Thursday 16 October, 7.30pm (doors) - Chill Pill: Afrovibes
Thursday 16 & Friday 17 October, 7.45pm - Skierlik
Friday 17 October, 5.30pm - Tsotsi
Friday 17 October, 7.30pm - The Revivalists
Saturday 18 October, 11am-4pm - Afrovibes Growing Up Club
Saturday 18 October, 12pm - African Folktales
Saturday 18 October, 2pm - Khumba
Saturday 18 October, 2pm - Instant Rap Workshop
Saturday 18 October, 5.30pm - Sea Point Days
Saturday 18 October, 8pm - The Soil supported by Randolph Matthews

Related links

[Read] The Afrovibes at The Albany brochure
Global choir created to celebrate Afrovibes 2014 festival
Review - Sibikwa African Orchestra at The Albany, Afrovibes Festival 2012
The Albany and UK Arts International presents Afrovibes Festival 2012

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