8th Annual Africa Belle Festival @ Alliance Française d'Atlanta, Atlanta [from 4 to 28 April]

8th Annual Africa Belle Festival

4 - 28
18:30 - 23:59

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Alliance Française d'Atlanta
1197 Peachtree St NE Colony Square, Plaza Level, Suite 561, 14th and Peachtree St, Atlanta, Georgia
Africa Belle is an event that not only celebrates French-speaking Africa, but it also seeks to promote positive images of the continent through art, food, music, dance, fashion, and film. Through Africa Belle people of different backgrounds are brought together to engage in a unique cultural experience. This year’s Africa Belle Festival dates are April 4 — April 28.

This year's Africa Belle Festival will feature the following:
April 4-28
Standing Art Exhibit during the month of April by Lewinale Havette and Jean-Patrick Guichard

April 4 | VIP & Patron Opening Reception
The patron reception officially opens the 8th Annual Africa Belle Festival on April 4th, 6:30-8:30PM and welcomes all participating artists, sponsors, and partners. This is an invitation only event.

April 10 | Uncovering Wakanda: African Innovations and Technology that could Reshape the Continent, 6:30-8:00PM
This event will welcome guest speakers Sarran Deigna (Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta), Biro Condé (iFrica 360), and Lateef Ashekun (City of Atlanta). These panelists will lead a discussion about the changing technology and developing innovations on the continent.
REGISTER AT: goo.gl/obLTzU

April 13 | Head Wraps & Scarves: A Conversation on Cultural Expression, 6:30-8:30PM
This cultural workshop invites guests to learn about the differences and similarities among the head wrapping communities. In addition, guests will learn traditional and modern head wrap styles while vibing to the tunes of our AfroBeat DJ. You don’t want to miss this fashionable hands-on workshop! Light refreshments will be provided.
REGISTER AT: goo.gl/WrJs44

April 21 | Club Ado: Youth African Dance Workshop, 2:00-3:30PM
This high-energy workshop welcomes students ages 13-18 for an afternoon of traditional and contemporary African Dance. This cross-cultural experience is not to be missed! The dance workshop will be led by two professional dancers from Cosmic Energy Fitness Studio.
REGISTER AT: goo.gl/6sWN5F

April 25 | Women's Empowerment Breakfast, 7:30-9:30AM
A staple of our Africa Belle Festival, our annual Women’s Empowerment Breakfast is a mix of networking, engaging discussion, and celebration of African female leaders in the metro-Atlanta area and beyond. This breakfast welcomes entrepreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs, students, and corporate professionals-- come Network!
REGISTER AT: goo.gl/jRc4AA

April 28 | Africa Belle Soirée: A Dance Celebration [Closing Ceremony]

Sponsors Include: City of Atlanta, Hartsfield International Airport, Imperial Fez, Cosmic Energy Fitness Studios, NitaPop, Maison de Mawollie, Africa Atlanta, and Tess World Designs of Decatur.
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