AWA NIAGARA FESTIVAL August 26 + 27, 2023 Giving Away 300 Tickets Thanks To Donor

In a heartwarming gesture of community support, African Women Acting (AWA) Niagara Festival, the acclaimed annual arts and culture festival, is spreading joy by giving away 300 tickets to eager attendees, all made possible through a generous donation.

This act of benevolence not only reflects AWA Fest’s commitment to making the event accessible to a diverse audience but also showcases the profound impact that collective contributions can have on creating meaningful experiences. The festival is now poised to touch even more lives, as its spirit of giving resonates throughout the community, fostering a sense of unity and shared appreciation for the arts presenting talented, hard-working, resilient artists, who demonstrate tremendous effort in pursuing their artistic visions and careers.

Saturday, August 26 & Sunday, August 27, 2023 from 2:00-10:00pm

116 Queenston Street, Queenston, Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON

All Free Tickets Here:

The 3rd edition of the AWA Niagara Festival 2023, presented by the African Women Acting (AWA) organization, celebrates African Cultural Heritage and special guest artists. The annual festival presents talented, hard-working, resilient artists, who demonstrate tremendous effort in pursuing their artistic visions and careers. The festival offers a full day, family-friendly program, with an action-packed schedule including professionally curated arts and crafts exhibitions, interactive African Djembe drumming workshops for all ages, dance, music, delicious authentic African and Canadian food, and vendors, all in one stunning site in celebration of the best of African and Canadian Music, artisans, and vendors.

Artists Roster  – August 26th
African Drum Circle – Mohammed Diaby, Khadim Mbegue
Afrobeat Music/Dance – DJ Moussa
Alternative/Contemporary Music by J.A.S
Native Artist – Esther Jane Willow
RnB – Kyla Wheeler
RnB/Soul Music – Shake Street (Rob Leclerc)
Afrobeat – Exclusive Connection FT Tolu
African Drumming – Mohammed Diaby & Khadim

Artists Roster  – August 27th
African Drumming Circle – Mohammed Diaby, Khadim Mbegue
Afrobeat Music/Dance – DJ Moussa
Native Artist – Esther J Willow
Alternative/Contemporary Music by J.A.S
Choral Music – Minuscule
Arabic Music – Tabiba
AfroJazz Music- Waleed Kush & Razab Dareer
Bollywood Music and Dance – KL Company

The AWA Festival and RiverBank Art Museum have an incredible team of staff, contractors, suppliers, and community visionaries working hard to ensure a most memorable event for the entire family. New for 2023, ALL AGES ZONE that will include drum circle activities, face painting, afrobeat dancing, and more fun activities.

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Funding Support by the Government of Canada’s New Horizon for Seniors program; Community Partner: LiverBrink Art Museum