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Loads going on in Trafalgar Square this weekend! If you’re down in London town be sure to check this out and see some performances from the likes of Oye stars Yaaba Funk abd Dj Edu! Africa on the Square returns to Trafalgar Square for the fourth time on Saturday 14 October.

This popular event continues to grow with over 25,000 attending last year as it celebrates African arts and culture.

The main stage at Africa on the Square includes a host of exciting performances from musicians representing a broad range of African countries including Sudan, Cameroon, Madagascar, Ghana, Morocco and Mali.

Stage Running Order

12:00 DJ Edu
12:15 Nogabe Randriaharimalala
12:45 DJ Edu
13:00 Amira Kheir
13:30 Parade
14:00 Jay Johnson
14:15 Talent Show
14:30 DJ Edu
14:45 MOBO Choir
15:00 DJ Edu
15:15 Muntu Valdo
15:30 DJ Edu
15:45 Gnawa Blues All Stars
16:15 DJ Edu
16:30 Fashion Show
17:00 Djembe Thunder
17:15 DJ Edu
17:30 Yaaba Funk

As well as a bumper programme of music and entertainment on the main stage Africa on the Square also features lots of fun workshops for all the family to get involved taking place throughout the day.

– West-African Drumming & Dance
– Football Kick
– Animal Mask Making
– Mosaics Making
– Jewellery & Beads Making
– Screen-printing
– Facepainting & Traditional Moroccan Henna Tattoo
– Massage Therapy
– Hair Braiding

Africa on the Square is organised by the Mayor of London for Black History Month 2017.

The Mayor organises and supports lots of different events to celebrate the many cultures and communities of London.

For more information visit http://www.london.gov.uk/africa

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