First Ever African Diaspora Summer Festival – GUBA Awards
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The first ever African Diaspora Summer Festival will be taking place on the 2nd of August 2013. Organised by the African Peoples Advocacy, it will be an event to celebrate the African culture and to create a platform for integration and development. The African Diaspora Festival will be host to an array of African talents and dignitaries.

The event will feature a screening of multi-award winning documentary ‘Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai’ as well as uplifting performances by Usifu Jalloh (dancer, actor and story teller). One of the main highlights of the event will be the debate on “The Vision of the African Diaspora for Africa in the 21st   Century.  Accomplished debaters such as: Rolake Akinkugbe – (Head of Energy Research at Ecobank), Sylvie Aboa-Bradwell (Founder and Director, African Peoples Advocacy) and Washington Kapapiro (Chairman, Association for African Owned Enterprises) will be included. Special debater will be Professor Oba Nsugbe QC, Head of Chambers at Pump Court Chambers. The insightful debate on the state of Africa is one that is sure to enlighten and definitely not one to miss.

The event will be hosted by GUBA’s very own Mr Henry Bonsu; Journalist and Director of Colourful Radio. To accompany the terrific hosting by Henry Bonsu, will be the presence of special guest of honour, Queen Naa Tsotsoo Soyoo (I) of Ghana. There will also be an exquisite 3-course dinner by renowned African caterers, Maestro bar Restaurant.

The first ever African Diaspora Summer Festival is sure to be entertaining, informative and filled with glamour so get your tickets now!!  All proceeds raised will go towards the opening of a London office for African Peoples Advocacy (www.apadvocacy.org) and the launch of a Youth Engagement and Education project.

GUBA will like to encourage everyone to attend the African Diaspora Summer event. It promises to be a good opportunity for networking, sharing of knowledge and entertaining. Show your support by buying a ticket and heading to this first of its kind event!

 

Date and Time: 2nd August 2013, 5pm -10pm

Location: -Amnesty International Human Rights Action Centre, London EC2A 3EA (nearest underground: Old Street)

Tickets: £75     Early Bird: £50 Offer ends on 20th July Group Tickets: £40 per person (2 people or more)

Tickets can be purchased at http://africandiasporasummerfestival.eventbrite.co.uk

For further enquiries e-mail info@apadvocacy.org or call (+44) (0) 1634 5736 19

Alternatively visit http://www.apadvocacy.org/future-and-past-events/  for more details.

Please note: Registration begins at 5pm, doors will close at 5.55pm so that the screening of the documentary can start at 6pm PROMPT)

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