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9th Annual Houston AfriFEST – a Festival of African Arts, Culture and Entertainment

HOUSTON, TEXAS – Houston, the most diverse city in the U.S. will again take center stage as it pays tribute to the continent of Africa. On Saturday, October 22, 2022 the Nigerian American Multicultural Council (NAMC) will host its 9th annual Houston AfriFEST – a festival of African arts, culture, and entertainment from noon to 7:00 p.m. on the grounds of the Houston Baptist University, located at 7502 Fondren Rd., Houston, TX 77074. 

Houston AfriFEST is an annual festival that has grown immensely over the years and draws thousands of guests from all over greater Houston. It has become Houston’s only festival that serves as a melting pot for the diverse cultures that span the continent. The festival features countries from west, east, north and south Africa and includes vendors showcasing the arts, music, crafts, fashion and foods from the various regions of the continent. 

The 2022 Houston AfriFEST will feature traditional and contemporary African dances, music, art, and entertainment by performers from several African countries. Participating countries’ groups will have an elaborate exhibition of their national arts, crafts, history and geography. 

There will be a ‘kids’ zone’ featuring the yearly African Safari and will have educational and fun activities for children of all ages – including face-painting, arts and crafts and other engaging activities. 

Some of the best merchant African arts and crafts vendors in the community will sell African art and other items. Festival attendees can partake in authentic, tasty, exotic dishes from continental African food vendors. 

Admission to the 2022 AfriFEST is only $5.00 pre-sale online for kids (5 years +), students, seniors (60 years +) and veterans; $10.00 pre-sale online for the general public/adults (18 years +) and free for children (5 years and below). Tickets are on sale at https://aftifest2022.eventbrite.com

For more information please go to www.namchouston.org/afrifest or call 713 568 9450 or email: info@namchouston.org 

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