☼ OPEN THE GATE FESTIVAL ☼
12 hours of Live World Music + The African Market!
This June, cultural organization Open The Gate is celebrating its 7th Anniversary.
An event for the whole family!
East-London based cultural organisation Open The Gate celebrates another year of amazing events with a 12-hour Festival
featuring some of the finest LIVE acts on stage, drumming workshops and activities
surrounded by the famous Open The Gate’s The African Market…
and it’s FREE ENTRY all day long from midday to midnight!
** live on stage **
☆ SIMO LAGNAWI & GNAWA BLUES ALL STARS ☆
☆ SAIDI KANDA & MVULA MANDONDO ☆
☆ PLANETMAN ☆
Solo Acoustic Performance
☆ USIFU JALLOH ‘The Cowfoot Prince’ ☆
Storytelling / Sierra Leone
☆ JUANITA EUKA ☆
☆ VOCAL GLOBAL ☆
☆ JAY JOHNSON ☆
WINNER of Mayor of London’s AFRICA ON THE SQUARE
* YOUTH TALENT SHOW 2016 *
☆ OPEN THE GATE SOUND ☆
Fenomeno Show & Samurai
** for kids & family **
☆ DRUMMING workshop by DRUM SONG ☆
12noon to 3pm – FREE
☼ THE AFRICAN MARKET ☼
A unique Design & Crafts Market showcasing the talents from Africa and inspired by African cultures.
Many stalls: Fashion, Arts & Crafts, Design, Jewellery, Books, Music, Culture and more!
More than an exhibition and trade space,
The African Market is a place of curiosity attracting an eclectic mix of people
including families, young people, students & adults,
and a networking platform both for traders and interested visitors,
connecting amateurs, professionals and passionates.
☼ delicious African Food will served throughout the whole event! ☼
☼ Facepainting & Glitter Tattoo ☼
Twitter/Instagram: @OpenTheGate_ #TheAfricanMarket #OTGFest