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Posted On: 10 April 2013 11:55 am
Updated On: 11 January 2022 08:28 am

African Festival @Katara

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Date: 7 Apr - 13 Apr 2013
Time: 04:00:pm - 10:00:pm

Indeed, innovative concepts are proposed to the festival audience, allowing them to live their passion by participating in all sorts of activities related to African music and arts, in a space created especially for the occasion: “Africa in the village of inspiration”.

The KATARA African Festival will host all activities designed to enhance the festival’s program. A big Stage will be set up to welcome the Street Artists and the Ambulatory Music Bands and acts. Show Performers will be present during all the festival to animate the main places of Katara and to celebrate this amazing festival. They will be performing ethnic authentic African shows such as: La Hadhra, Malouf, Gnawa, Mezwed, Stambali, percussion… This African Circus: the Kenyan Boys composed of musicians, dancers, acrobats, fire performers and contortionists will propel you into a whirlwind of wonder with amazing acrobatic and juggling feats and a host of entertaining numbers.

A Stage with sound, Light and Backline (instruments material) will be available and open for local professional musicians or amateurs during the afternoon. This concept will allow the public and Guests to participate by playing different instruments, singing or using percussion provided on site. In the same Stage, professional musicians present during all day will help and initiate kids to the music and instruments discovery.

For this first edition, the International KATARA African Festival will propose an original and authentic multi arts exhibitions proposing Masks, Jewelry, Photos, Handcrafts, Paintings, Instruments, wood sculpture all representing different African countries and cultures. Several Artistic workshops will be set up allowing the audience to learn how to make creative,
unique and authentic African masks and pottery painting, each workshop will be animated by a professional live demonstration by the artist, As well as Several Cooks will be cooking and proposing tasting to the public of the most famous African dishes.