The MitAfrika Festival Cologne will take place on the first weekend of september. Dance, theatre and music will be on the programme, further there will be some great live acts and storytellers as well as an african marketplace with drum and dance workshops and culinary highlights. As always, also the youngest visitors will be pleased with a varied programme. The festival starts on friday 1 p.m., the final concert will take place sunday evening 9 p.m.

The following live acts will be presented at the festival at the Schokoladenmuseum in Cologne:

Friday, 02.09.
15:00 DJ WILLY DIOP (Cologne)
16:00 GREED (Cologne)
18:30 LOCAL AMBASSADORS (Cologne/Bonn)
20:30 CHEIKH LO (Senegal)

Saturday, 03.09.
15:30 DJELI KOUYATÉ (Guinea)
18:00 DELE SOSIMI (Nigeria, England)
20:30 MOH! KOUYATÉ (Guinea, France)

Sunday, 04.09.
14.00 AMINA DIOUF (Senegal, Italy)
15:00 ANDE BOLO (Germany, Senegal)
15:30 KLÜNGEL TROPICAL (Germany)
17:00 RÉGIS GIZAVO (Madagaskar)
19:30 ALINE FRAZÃO (Angola, Portugal)

21.00 – Final Concert
AZIZ KOUYATEH (Gambia), SIRIKI COULIBALY (Burkina Faso), MAMA AFRIKA (Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Kongo, Senegal)

There will be offered drum workshops every day, storytellers will capture their public and you can learn african dances in several workshops! More information is available here.