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Saturday, May 26, 2007

In London Right Now

The London African Music Festival has been on since the 18th of May and ends on the 30th. Time still to catch Koffi Olomide from the DR Congo (today, The Coronet Theatre), Africando from Senegal (Sunday) & Lekan Babalola @ the ICA on Monday 28th.

More Festival info here.

African Liberation Day holds today @ SOAS
There will be a screening of the film 'World Social Forum' - held in Nairobi in January - including interviews with the Mau Mau; Poetry by Princess Emmanuelle; and special guest speaker is Samia - daughter of Kwame Nkrumah.

12 to 4.30pm in Room V111, SOAS, Vernon Sq, London WC1
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  • You can now pick up this leaflet (right) at some stations on the London Underground, alongside tubemaps and other information about where to go and how to get there. African London lists Africa-related events/festivals; exhibitions; museums hosting African art collections; conferences; dance; workshops; theatre; shopping; arts & crafts; and of course, restaurant & bars. 'Imported' Nigerian Guinness gets a whole page ad in the leaflet.
  • Not to be missed: African London lists 'Africa Day on Trafalgar Square, Monday 28th May, 12pm - 7pm.

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