AFRICA FOOD TASTING AND JOLLOF RICE COOKING COMPETITION

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PLUMCROFT PRIMARY SCHOOL

Plum Lane, London

SE18 3HW

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The Black Female Entrepreneur Greenwich (BFEG) is writing to informed you of our upcoming event in the Month of May called the "AFRICAN FESTIVAL GREENWICH" . Which will include all African community in Royal Borough of Greenwich to coming together to showcase and celebrate their African Cultural heritage with the general public.

Greenwich and Woolwich is a diverse community with a large percentage of African community. The African community in Greenwich and Woolwich is part of the unique cultural diversity of Royal Borough of Greenwich and their attributes has contributed to what make the Royal Borough Greenwich the melting point of rich diverse cultural heritage .

The​ Black Female Entrepreneur Greenwich has chosen the Month of May and June to celebrate the "AFRICAN FESTIVAL GREENWICH" , as the month of May celebrates the achievements made in the development of Africa. The events culminate in Africa Day on 25 May, which is a day declared by the African Union and celebrated in Africa. The theme for Africa Month 2019 is “Wangari Maathai -Building a Greener Africa and a Better World”.
Wangari Maathai is from Nairobi, Kenya - Wangari Maathai is the Kenyan environmentalist who began a movement to reforest her country by paying poor women a few shilling to plant tree and who become the first African women to win Noble Peace Prize, and she died at the age of 71. In her memory , any money raise will be use to plant more trees in African.

The African Festival Greenwich will bringing together the best of African Culture and History to the Royal borough of Greenwich. It is the first African festival in Royal Borough of Greenwich. Featuring Tradition and contemporary fusing Afro beat music, Contemporary and Traditional Dance, Poetry, Story telling ( Greenwich Africa Moon light tale) Art ,craft, Tapestry, Artifact exhibition, Workshop and Seminal Food, Sales & Exhibition and fashion from across Greenwich , London and the African continent.

Young people project on African art, Tapestry, Poetry, drummers and dance
will be run in school, library and maritime museum, community centre,

The Launch of The "Greenwich African Moon Light Tales" by the Nigeria community Greenwich

The Black Female Entrepreneur Greenwich (BFEG) in Collaboration Nigerian community Greenwich present you "African Festival Greenwich"


Partner:
PAN Afrikan Community UK , Greenwich Maritime, Greenwich / Woolwich library and The Aluna project

The African Festival in May will be a month programme from 20th May to 29th June

25th is the officer launching

There will be one school and community activities every week starting from week beginning 20th May to the 29th June

This event and all it activities is a free community event for all to take part.

Community activities:
African food tasting / Jollof Rice Cooking competition ( Which African country cook the best Jollof Rice)
Drumming session and African History
Artefacts Exhibition and lecture
Story telling (Moon Light Tale) , Singing and Dancing
Fashion show
Aluna Moon Tapestry
Sales and Exhibition
Performance Artiste
Dancing competition (Young People)

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