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Africa Week 2019

A more bold, innovative and exciting set of events to celebrate Africa in China
Beijing Monologues
A night that will feature Africans telling personal moving, scary, funny, awkward & shocking stories that highlight the diversity of African experiences here in Beijing. Co-Hosted with Thrive Beijing*
−17th May 2019
Black Expo
An event that will bring together African entrepreneurs to display and sell their products, as well as introduce their services to Beijing. The event will also feature African entertainment – dance, musical, and poetry performances as well as a variety of workshops such as African dance. Co-Hosted with B.E & Build (Black Expo)
−18th May 2019
Art Afrik Watoto
A family-friendly event that helps young Chinese children learn about Africa and her peoples through African art, face painting, storytelling and an Afro-dance workshop. sCo-hosted with ART 798.
−19th May 2019
A culinary Journey Through Africa
An opportunity to experience Africa’s culinary diversity. This event will feature a sampling menu of dishes from across Africa and will spotlight young African chefs with catering businesses in Beijin Co-Hosted with the Hatchery
−21th May 2019
A view of Africa through film
Africans are striving to break the ‘single story’ narrative of their continent and are increasingly doing so through film. This event will feature the film screening of an award-winning African film & an engaging panel discussion with a representative of the film: director, producer and actor.
−22th May 2019
Art Afrik
Art Afrik will feature a pop-up of 3-D Art Installations, African art gallery exhibitions and an interactive African art museum across Beijing during Africa Week. The week-long exhibition of African art by various African artists will culminate in an evening with the artists and a chance to understand their creative process as well as the inspiration behind the various pieces.
−23th May 2019
Afrostyle Fashion Show
The vibrancy & diversity of Africa’s cultures is reflected in African’s bold sense of fashion & style. This event will give participants a chance to experience African vogue up-close. There will be designers selling & making African clothes and jewelry, and hairdressers to create African hairstyles. The event will culminate in a fashion show. Co-Hosted with OPOPO
−24th May 2019
China Africa Stories
The 3rd installation of CAS aims to tackle an increasingly pertinent aspect of the Africa-China relationship: Technology. CAS will feature engaging keynotes, interactive workshops and an insightful panel discussion all with the aim of equipping participants with the skills and resources that they require to understand the increasing role of technology in defining and shaping the relationship, the opportunities that are arising and trends to look out for.
−25th May 2019
African Start-Up Pitch Competition
Africa Week will culminate with a Start-Up Competition that will highlight the entrepreneurship of Africans here in China. There will be 5 start-ups selected through a rigorous process and judged by a panel of expert judges & successful entrepreneurs. Winners will be given support to grow their business through mentorship, matching with incubators, training and other resources. Click Here to Apply
−26th May 2019
Project Details

Project Type: Event

Project Name: Africa Week 2019: A New Era of Africa-China Relations

Location: Beijing

Date: May 17th – 26th 2019

Africa Week 2019 will be bigger and better. Follow us to learn stay updated and contact us if you wish to partner or sponsor our events.

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