Africa Oyé 2017 – 25th Anniversary Festival Sefton Park, Liverpool
Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th June 2017
12:30pm – 9:30pm both days / Admission: FREE.
The Africa Oyé festival is the biggest free celebration of African and Caribbean music and culture in the UK, taking place every June in the picturesque surroundings of Sefton Park in Liverpool. Having grown from humble beginnings in 1992 as a series of gigs in the city centre, Oyé now attracts crowds of over 50,000 people from all over the world each year and is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2017.
Liverpool’s leading world dance company Movema are back to rock Africa Oyé’s 25th anniversary festival with a bumper Active Zone full of free workshops for all ages.
The Oyé Active Zone is free and open to everyone, with the whole cultural programme focused on promoting health and wellbeing, learning and participation. Liverpool dance company Movema will be teaching the latest African dance moves for 2017 and young dancers can put their moves to the test in the Unlock The Box Youth Dance Battle, back for the 5th year running.
Africa Oyé is a registered charity and partially funded by the Arts Council of England North West and Liverpool City Council.
‘Perhaps Britain’s best free festival’ – (Clash Magazine).
Main Stage Line-Ups, Sefton Park
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For more information on Africa Oyé’s 25th Anniversary celebrations, visit africaoye.com