[Africa Day] Support Africa Day Cork! Saturday 26th May 2012

The Cork  Africa Day Flagship event will take place on Saturday 26th May in Bishop Lucey Park.

Starts:May 26, 2012 @ 12:00 pm

Ends:May 26, 2012 @ 6:00 pm

Place: Bishop Lucey Park, Grand Parade, Cork

Events in Cork commence with a Parade at 1.30pm from Winthrop Street  to Oliver Plunkett Street and on into Bishop Lucey Park where guests will be met by the Lord Mayor and guests from the department of Foreign Affairs.

The Lord Mayor and guests will  visit the different stands and sample the food and visit the arts and crafts stands around the Park.  A show of traditional costumes will take place on the stage followed by family entertainment and entertainment by the African Community Groups singing and dancing from the different traditions.

At 5pm a concert will take place on the stage.   Afresh band of Zimbabwe are a Marimba Mbira trio playing traditional Zim Music.

At 8pm a free concert takes place in Triskel Christchurch.  Oleku band provide the entertainment with some support acts to be confirmed.  Oleku are an Afro Beat band.

For more info on this or other events around Ireland, check out the Africa Day website!

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