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  • Meet Africa in the Heart of Seoul!

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  • Visit DDP Pedestrian Street on May 21, 2017 and immerse yourself with the passion of Africa. The 2017 Seoul Africa Festival, the largest of its kind in Korea, is held for an entire day to disperse the charms of African culture.

    46 booths will be operated at five themed zones (Friends Zone, Culture Zone, Market Zone, Community Zone and Knowledge Zone). At the ‘Friends Zone,’ you can try traditional foods and specialties of African countries (Angola, Rwanda, Morocco, Kenya, Tunisia, Sudan, Ghana and South Africa).

    At the ‘Culture Zone’ you can view paintings from East Africa and paint your own as well as try on traditional and modern African costumes and get your hair braided. You can also sample high quality African coffee and wine. At the ‘Market Zone,’ handicrafts and African-made fair trade bags are sold, and at the ‘Knowledge Zone,’ visitors can learn more about Africa at photo exhibitions and video screenings.

    At the center stage, performances by African artists and fashion featuring African models who are residing in Korea will also be held.

    Interpretation services will be provided at the festival in English, Chinese, Japanese, French and African languages.

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    【Overview of Seoul Africa Festival】

    • ◯ Time: May 21, 2017
    • ◯ Address: 281, Eulji-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    • ◯ Location: Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) pedestrian street (Exit 1 of Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station (Lines 2,4 and 5))
    • ◯ Website: www.facebook.com/seoulafricafestival

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  • MITUL KANSAL 06/14/2017 (12:14 오전)

    The relationship between Africa & Korea is heartwarming. The festival was an opportunity for visitors to see and experience African cultures and the diverse charms of Africa.