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Afrovibes

UK Arts International in association with Afrovibes Foundation Netherlands presents Afrovibes Festival.

In 2014, Afrovibes Festival marks 20 years of the New South Africa: 20 years since the ending of apartheid and the beginning of democracy.

This Autumn The Dukes welcomes back Afrovibes - the biennial festival of contemporary theatre, dance and music from South Africa. A chance for local audiences to immerse and transport themselves to an energetic, dynamic, and unique celebration of African culture.

There will be a selection of FREE fringe events that you can enjoy throughout the week:

MONDAY 3rd NOVEMBER
Afrovibes Festival Launch @ 7.30pm.
Join us for an energetic launch party in our transformed cafe bar with a taster performance from The Soil and our very own Township Cafe Choir!
Free & Family Friendly.

TUESDAY 4th NOVEMBER
Pop Up South Africa @ 6.00pm
Go on safari, hang out in the township cafe or visit iconic sites with our festival photography project. Using green screen technology, we will transport you instantly to your choice of South African location!
Free & Family Friendly.
Township Cafe Choir @ 6.45pm
Local singers perform South African music.
Free & Family Friendly.
The Soil @ 7.30pm Afrobeats DJ @ 8.30pm Free - Just turn up.

WEDNESDAY 5th NOVEMBER
Biko's Quest @ 7.30pm
Post Show Talk Back @ 9.00pm

THURSDAY 6th NOVEMBER
Township Cafe Choir @ 6.45pm
Local singers perform South African music. Free & Family Friendly.
Biko's Quest @ 7.30pm

FRIDAY 7th NOVEMBER
Festival Closing Party @ 9.00pm
Join us after the Light Up Lancaster activities for our Festival Closing Party with a distinctly South African flavour.
Free - just turn up.

SATURDAY 8th NOVEMBER
Screening: Khumba @ 11.00am
South African animation about a half-striped zebra who embarks on a daring quest to earn his stripes.
Tickets: £3

Come along, belong and join in the fun!

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