ANNOUNCING THE 2016 REGINA AFROFEST LINE-UP

We're pleased to announce our 2016 line-up! On Saturday, July 9, 2016, Victoria Park, downtown Regina, SK will come alive with the beats, rhythm, food and sights of Africa. This promises to be our best year yet. Learn more about the artists and sample their work. Line-up is subject to change.…

REGINA AFROFEST IS TAKING A BREAK

This is not goodbye We have decided to take a break for 2018. This has been a difficult decision to make. Over the last four years, Regina AfroFest has been run entirely by volunteers. Unfortunately, many key members of the planning committee have re-located to other cities and countries. Needless…

THANK YOU REGINA FOR SHOWING US SO MUCH LOVE!

When a community pulls together, great things happen! To all our festival supporters, volunteers, sponsors, performers, Board of Directors & planning committee members, two words: ENDLESS GRATITUDE!

SCORE TICKETS TO ONE OF REGINA'S HOTTEST SUMMER EVENTS

In a few days we're going to hook up a lucky winner with 2 passes to Regina AfroFest and dinner for two at Wild Sage Kitchen & Bar DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Conference Centre Regina official hotel sponsor. Enter by July 6, 2017    

THIS JUST IN...#RAF2017 EVENT SCHEDULE

The Regina AfroFest event schedule is out. Take a look and plan your day - Saturday, July 8, 2017 | Victoria Park | 11:00 am - 10:00 pm Regina AfroFest Event Schedule-July2017

ANNOUNCING THE 2017 REGINA AFROFEST LINEUP: TICKETS NOW ON SALE

For the 4th year in a row, AfroFest is coming to Victoria Park! On Saturday, July 8 come celebrate the music, rhythms, dance, art, food and cultures of AFRICA! Get your groove on to live performances of music, drum and dance by the best international and local African artists! And then there’s…

LET'S GET TOGETHER...

Let’s get together for a night of creativity and cocktails for a great cause– please RSVP and register now!

GOOD THINGS COME IN THREES...

Hello Friends of Regina AfroFest - we've got three exciting fundraiser events planned for 2017. Mark your calendars and grab your tickets. Thank you for your support!

SACHM PRESENTS: MAESHA BRUEGGERGOSMAN "SONGS OF FREEDOM"

There's a theme this Black History Month, "Songs" and "Freedom". Another special presentation brought to you by the Saskatchewan African Canadian Heritage Museum Inc. Join celebrate Black History Month and Canada's 150th Birthday. Headliner is Measha Brueggergosman with opening performances…

REGINA FOLK FESTIVAL SPECIAL BHM PRESENTATION

Join the Regina Folk Festival in celebrating Black History Month with a special feature presentation on February 14th and 15th (matinee for school children). Khari McClelland, Freedom Singer 

CONFIRMED PARTNERS FOR REGINA AFROFEST 2017

Regina AfroFest 2017 is already off to a good start thanks to three confirmed partners, SaskCulture, Saskatchewan Arts Board and SaskTel. We can't thank you enough for your continued support, but we'll try. THANK YOU! MERCI BEAUCOUP!

SEASON'S GREETINGS FROM YOUR FRIENDS AT REGINA AFROFEST

It's been a fantastic 2016. Here's wishing you and your loved ones good health, peace, joy and prosperity this Christmas season and in the New Year! The best of AfroFest is yet to come. Mark your calendars Saturday, July 8, 2017    

REGINA AFROFEST 2016: DRUM, DANCE & MOVIES!

Join us on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at Victoria Park for drum and dance workshops sponsored by the Multicultural Council of Regina. We've also partnered with the Regina Public Library to screen African kids movies. And of course our marketplace will feature a variety of delicious food options, African…

2016 EVENT SCHEDULE

We're just a week away from Regina's hottest summer event! And we have an exciting line-up of live music and family-friendly events planned. We look forward to seeing you out at Victoria Park on Saturday, July 9.

THE REGINA AFROFEST EXPERIENCE CONTEST

To mark our 3rd year of celebrating Africa’s diverse cultures in Regina, we’re launching the first ever Regina AfroFest contest. We’re giving you a chance to come and experience Regina and the hottest summer event of the year! You only have 10 days to enter, so hurry and ENTER NOW! Presented…

WE'RE BACK! FOR A THIRD TIME

Regina AfroFest, Saskatchewan's only outdoor celebration of African music and culture is back for a third year. It all started as a dream by a small group of like-minded individuals in Regina. Fast forward three years, and Regina AfroFest is still going strong! On Saturday, July 9, 2016, Victoria…

WE'RE AT THE CATHEDRAL VILLAGE STREET FAIR

On Saturday, May 28th we'll be at the Cathedral Village street fair on 13th Avenue promoting this summer's hottest festival - Regina AfroFest! Drop by, grab a flyer, get your 50/50 ticket and enjoy the music and great atmosphere. We'll also have t-shirts, print art paintings and refreshing bottled…

THANK YOU FOR A SUCCESSFUL FUNDRAISER

Thanks to everyone who came out to support us and congratulations to all the winners of the night! And to all our supporters who made donations to the silent auction and raffle prizes, we can't thank you enough for your generosity! Major shout out to Bonzzini's for being such wonderful hosts and…

WELCOME TO A NEW SPONSOR

We are excited to welcome Culligan Regina as the official water sponsor of Regina AfroFest. Thanks for keeping our participants hydrated!    

MEDIA RELEASE: 2nd ANNUAL REGINA AFROFEST

SATURDAY, JULY 4, 2015 1:30 P.M. – 10:30 P.M VICTORIA PARK, ADMISSION: $10, RAIN OR SHINE REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN, June 18, 2015 – The 2nd Annual Regina AfroFest kicks off Friday, July 3 with free performances and a lunch hour drum workshop (Boomtown Drums) at City Square Plaza! Then, Saturday,…

2015 REGINA AFROFEST LINEUP

We’re excited to announce the highlights of our 2015 lineup! This year’s Regina AfroFest brings you sounds and performances from East Africa featuring two talented groups led by accomplished artists Adam Solomon and Casimiro Nhussi. Adam Solomon is a multi-talented Juno Award winning musician.…

REGINA AFROFEST 2014: A DREAM COME TRUE

The summer of 2014 marked the first ever Regina AfroFest. It all started as a dream by a small group of like-minded individuals in Regina. A grant from Saskatchewan Arts Board was the breath of life that set forth the process of transforming this dream to reality. With Jump.ca coming aboard as the presenting…

FEATURED INTERVIEW - CTV Morning Live

The president of AfroFusion Entertainment Inc., Awelana, interviews with CTV’s Chris Hodges. Awelana shares information with viewers on 2014 Regina AfroFest: event day, venue, performers, event attractions and schedule. CTV Morning Live Link

AFROFEST BRINGS THE HEAT TO VICTORIA PARK

Community will celebrate roots Saturday; by Austin M. Davis Leader-Post When Awelana Akeriwe moved to Regina in 2008, she could easily count the number of other black people she saw. Now, Akeriwe doesn't try any more - she'd lose count. The growth of the African community in the city and the…

AFROFEST: BRINGING THE HEAT TO VICTORIA PARK

AFROFEST Media Release, Regina SK This weekend, Victoria Park is going to come alive with the rhythms and sounds of Africa. Regina’s newest festival – Regina AfroFest – will launch on Friday, July 4, 2014 with a drum workshop at Boomtown Drums on 1801 Retallack Street 4:00 – 5:30 pm and…

TALK OF THE TOWN SHOW: FEATURED INTERVIEW ON ACCESS7

An interview with Kerri Senkow on ACCESS7 Talk of the Town Show. The face and organisation behind Regina AfroFest; sharing event information with viewers and promoting the inaugural festival slated for July 4 and 5, 2014. Watch interview

RADIO CANADA ICI

Pour Faire un Monde: Radio Interview with Doris Labrie Our very first media interview. On to a good start … way to go! Listen to interview here

AFRICAN FESTIVAL LAUNCHES IN REGINA THIS SUMMER

AFROFEST Media Release, Regina, SK 1st ANNUAL REGINA AFROFEST Presented By Jump.ca SATURDAY, JULY 5, 2014   12:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. VICTORIA PARK, ADMISSION: $15, RAIN OR SHINE Regina’s newest annual festival celebrating Africa’s diverse cultures will launch this summer. Regina AfroFest…