Africa Oyé 2016 – 18th & 19th June – Save The Date!

Africa Oyé 2016 – 18th & 19th June – Save The Date!

The UK’s largest FREE celebration of African music and culture
Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th June 2016
Sefton Park, Liverpool
FREE Entry

‘This isn’t just the largest festival of African and Caribbean music in Britain, it’s the best’ – The Sunday Times
‘The greatest musical and cultural event of Liverpool’s year, every year’ – A Sense Of Place
‘Oyé is a chance to relish Afro culture in an unlikely setting – and all for free!’ – Songlines

save_the_date_2After attracting crowds of 80,000 people across the event’s weekend last year, Africa Oyé returns to Sefton Park for its 24th festival of African and Caribbean music and culture this June. The Liverpool institution will once again bring together the finest artists, traders and workshops for a weekend of eclectic festivities on 18th and 19th June. Artistic Director, Paul Duhaney is looking ahead to the summer as preparations get underway. “We’ve already got some exciting acts in the pipeline that we’ll be able to announce very soon”, Paul said. “Every year we try and build on our success and raise the standard that little bit more and I’m confident that 2016 will be no different.” Africa Oyé 2016 will take place in Liverpool’s Sefton Park on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th of June. Entrance, as always, will be FREE and more details will be revealed soon.

‘Oyé distills Liverpool’s ‘arms-wide-open’ view of the world…the jewel in Liverpool’s festival crown. The summer wouldn’t be the same without it!’ – Bido Lito
‘Africa Oyé’s rainbow nation brings us sunshine of hope and love. It’s impossible not to move to its beat, be drawn by its call, be moved by its pulse of pure passion’ – Nerve Magazine

For more information including any press queries, please contact One Fell Swoop on the details below:
ally@onefellswoop.co.uk – +44 (0) 7854193298
dave@onefellswoop.co.uk – +44 (0) 7786865111

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