Yam Carnival is a new event celebrating African culture from across the world that takes place on Clapham Common, London, on Saturday 28th August.
An immersive day of culture, food and music from the USA, Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa and more, that promises to be a foodie paradise, with African-influenced food trucks and chefs from across London and beyond. Honing in on the essence of African culture, the festival will also place an emphasis on The Masquerade, one of the continent’s strongest bonds of cultural commonality. Masquerades or ‘masked plays’ celebrate the practice of ancestral reverence and worship, representing the ancestral spirit’s return to bless the present with the divine presence of the past, in the positive influence of the future. Several masquerade communities from across Africa will be present.
Confirmed acts include Beenie Man,Davido, Kehlani, NSG, Patoranking, Ari Lennox, Honey Dijon, Yemi Alade, Darkoo, Midas the Jagaban, Ms Banks, and mo. For the details as available please see the line-up page.
Tickets are on sale, currently priced from £66.95
There is no camping. Guest houses and hotels are available in the area.
More information will be here when available.
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