A FREE AND UNIQUE FESTIVAL IN MONTREAL
This edition focuses on the importance of being UNITED
« UMOJA » in Swahili
Afro cultures express this
UNION by several activities that will be featured at the festival!
UMOJA | UNITED BY GASTRONOMY
What could be better than being united around a table filled with good traditional food? We invite you to taste dishes from several African, North African, Caribbean and Afro-Latin regions!
OUR AFROFOOD ZONE
will have about ten food kiosks featuring some new products and public favorites. We will also have a program to discover even more chefs and AFRO flavors! Time for tasting!
UMOJA | UNITED BY FASHION
Who says AFRO, says style, elegance, charm, swag, sophistication, finesse, urban, chic, rich in colors and textures. We will transport you to a world that never ends!
OUR AFROFASHION ZONE
will host fashion shows focusing on the different styles found in the diaspora as well as motherland. Who says fashion, says hairstyle, clothes, makeup and more.
UMOJA | UNITED BY TECHNOLOGY
Did you know that cell phones run on a mineral available only in Africa? TECHNOLOGY, in all its forms, unites us in a thousand and one ways.
OUR AFROTECH ZONE
will feature African video games, coding geniuses, global contributions to the advancement of technology, businesses of the future, cryptocurrency and more! Are you ready?
UMOJA | UNITED BY DANCE
It is impossible to talk about dance without music! You are invited to come and dance to the spellbinding and electrifying rhythms of the AFRO world. Several dance workshops will be available during the day that will be replaced by professionals in the evening! Surrender to African, North African, Caribbean and Afro-Latin sounds!
OUR AFRODANCE ZONE
will be THE PLACE where we will all be united under the same rhythm!
at the old port of montreal, CLOCK TOWER QUAY
AFROMONDE is a unifying event, an amalgam of traditional culture, urban music, humor, fashion, visual arts and gastronomy.
The AFROMONDE Festival generates both a collective dialogue, a blending of rhythms, all presented in various forms. This event stimulates through a festive and artistic dynamic, as well as the feeling of belonging to a multicultural community.
The AFROMONDE Festival’s mission is to embrace multiculturalism and to promote the meeting of cultures and peoples through the arts, shows, gastronomy, fashion and technology.
An invitation to savor the difference, the richness and the unique character of each of the Afro- descendant communities.
Access to the AfroMonde Festival is free for all.
Each year, AfroMonde takes up the challenge of bringing together diverse and prestigious artists, and offering a show of remarkable quality, but completely free of charge
A space for everyone
From toddlers to seniors, from loners to large groups, there’s something for everyone
A variety of activities are offered during the 4 days of the festival that will keep festival-goers from all walks of life spellbound.
A meeting of cultures
Cultural diversity is in the spotlight, the observed profile of festival-goers in recent years reveals a wide variety of origins.
Moreover, the goal of the AfroMonde Festival is to reflect and celebrate this diversity specific to the Montreal metropolitan area.
come display your country
This is the moment when all the cultural communities represented at the AfroMonde Festival are called upon to take a walk of about 5 km.learn more
show off your brand at the afromonde festival
Take advantage of the visibility offered by the AfroMonde Festival as a sponsor!learn more
THANK YOU TO OUR PARTNERS
« Your commitment to promoting the arts and heritage of your respective cultures allows society to be enriched and, consequently, to make our country even stronger. »
Prime Minister of Canada
« The festival allows us to discover, to reconnect and to create bridges with the African diaspora and its culture, its reality and its imagination. »
Mayor of Montreal