(TUSEN DETROIT) – After being hosted at the Charles H. Wright Museum for several years, the African World Festival returns this year to Hart Plaza in Detroit.
At the same time the museum announced where the festival would be held, it was also announced that it would be held a few weeks earlier in July, rather than August when it usually happens.
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The African World Festival is the largest celebration of African culture in Detroit and includes several performances by local and national artists, food and art vendors, programming for children and adults, and information booths with community resources.
2022 headliners include Mama Sol, Lizz Wright, The Legendary Wailers, Seun Kuti and We Are Scorpio feat. Jessica Care Moore + Steffanie Christi’an.
To see the full list of artists for each day, go here.
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The festival will take place from Friday July 15 to Sunday July 17.
One-day tickets for the festival are:
- $15 for adult (13 and over)
- $10 for youth (4 to 12 years old)
- Admission is free for children 3 and under
Members of the Charles H. Wright Museum enjoy free admission to the festival. In order to claim these free tickets, members must visit, here, to enter their membership information.
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