African Market

Join us for our annual African Market on Saturday, August 25, 2012

African Market

 


Enjoy African Music, Food, Fashion, Art, Craft and Dance.
Free Admission and Fun for the Whole Family!

Saturday August 25, 2012
from noon-6 pm

@ the courtyard
1985 West Broadway @ Maple, Vancouver

 

Performances by:

* Reknown blind gospel singer Mary Atieno and Alex Ominde  from Kenya


* The official drummers for the Vancouver Whitecaps

* Pan-African fashion show

 

View Event Flyers:

English French Swahili

 

Other participants:
Abyssinia Ethiopian Restaurant -Injera from Ethiopia
Amaguru African Hair Gallery – jewellery and hair accessories from Uganda
Auntie Bev’s Foods – spices and hot sauce from Caribbean
Barefoot Books – children books from and/or about Africa
CNIS – non-profit working in Africa
Croix Rouge – sweets from Tunisia and  N0rth Africa
GreaterVanGoGOs Grandmother Campaign – non-profit working in Africa
KEEF- non-profit working in  Kenya
Little Travellers – pins/jewellery from South Africa
Minimobi – clothing and baskets from Ghana
Norotudor – non-profit working in  Kenya
Otaunu Spirit – soaps and lotions from the Nubian desert
Rasta Rim African Creation – hand crafts from East Africa
Royal Afrique – hand crafts and jewellery from East Africa
Taste of Africa – hot food from Ghana
Xensonart – fashionable bags designed in Uganda
Visit the African Eco innovation corner and learn how to  make a music shaker or a soccer ball from recycled articles!

Please donate an item to the silent auction and help CNIS supply First-Aid kits to rural Ethiopian elementary schools: contact us

Silent Auction donors:
Semperviva Yoga
Ethical Bean Coffee
Bijoudoux
Science World
Rim Rasta African Creation
Xenson Art
Greater Vancouver GoGos
Minimobi Ladies Fashion
Barefoot Books
Amaguru African Hair Gallery
Abyssinia Ethiopina Restaurant
Auntie Bev’s Caribbean Foods
Royal Afric
Nuru Tudor Foundation
Kenya Education Endowment Fund
Ben Locking & Delany’s Coffee House in Lynn Valley

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:


Would you like to sponsor this event?

 

The African market is hosted by Canadian Network for International Surgery
www.cnis.ca 604.739.4708

 

 

Check out the 2011 African Market