THE FESTIVAL

Discovering & Celebrating Black Cultures while challenging racism and promoting local artists and businesses.

  The Afro World Festival is a project of the Equal Chance Foundation which aims to bring together the Canadian society to discover, share and celebrate Black and Black African cultures in Canada through Music, Arts, Fashion and Food while challenging stereotypes around Black people and people of African descent.
The Festival will also allow International and National guests to discover the Nation's Capital, Ottawa. 


       This initiative is part of Equal Chance's efforts to break the stereotypes, fight racism, discrimination and promote unity, love and respect among all members of our society. 

       The three-day event, which is an extension of our previous project, SAFARA  will showcase International artists and performers as well as local and national Black and Black African artists. 
The Festival is a family-friendly zone. Afro World Fest is happy & proud to welcome all people!

 
 
 
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THE FOOD

Afro Culinary Arts! 

Enjoy food from various cultures and learn how to cook during of AFRO TASTE Culinary Ateliers at the Festival! More information coming soon!

THE FASHION

Traditional wear and more! 

Explore black cultures through fashion! Discover traditional wear from a multitude of black cultures and the work of Black Canadian designers.

THE HAIR

Hair Show & On site Hair dos!

Enjoy a hair show by various hair salon and artists from Ottawa.
Get your hair done on site by local artists! 

THE DIALOGUES

Let's Talk! It's only together that we can challenge and combat racism!

Three dialogues centered on Diversity and Inclusion will bring us all together to exchange strategies that can promote equal opportunities for all folks within our society.

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THE MUSIC

3 DAYS OF LIVE MUSIC 

Discover our local talents and enjoy music from national and international artists! AFRO WORLD FEST is happy to offer a variety of music styles and dance activities throughout the festival.

Furthermore, our local artists will enjoy a one hour mentorship dialogue with some of headliners as part of the Equal Chance's Foundation uplift mentorship program.