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African Popup Festival 2020 - shop,eat,dance,connect

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MIST Harlem

46 West 116th Street

New York, NY 10026

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African Popup Festival (#supportsmallbusiness), sounds, style and taste of Africa. Celebrating Black/African history month Feb 22 2020.

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SHOP+ EAT+ MUSIC + DANCE - Join us at the African Pop-Up Festival NYC on Saturday February 22 2020.

CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY/HERITAGE MONTH - featuring makers, vendors across food, fashion, beauty, wellness, design, arts and more. #Supportsmallbusiness

Chefs, restaurants with food and wine tastings - discover food from various parts of Africa and the Diaspora

Best Rice Dish? You Decide! (SIGN UP TO BE A JUDGE) Come decide which chef/country has the best tasting rice dish as chefs from across the diaspora will be presenting rice dishes representing their various countries. Chefs from Nigeria, Jamaica, Senegal, Ghana, Haiti and more.

Afrobeats DJ sets, Dance and special musical performances

Event will also include an entrepreneurship panel discussion by community business leaders.

Free admission for all those born in February - click for details - offer ends soon

Join New yorkers, foodies, culture enthusiasts, world travelers as they come out and support entrepreneurs from all over the Diaspora in a festive environment. This Event is part of the Taste of Africa Week celebrating Black History Month. #culture

Vendor Application - Please fill out form

African Pop-Up Festival: #Foodie

+ Over 12 restaurants/food vendors representing cuisines from all of Africa - North, South, East and West

+ Local/International/celebrity/emerging chefs

+ Chef demonstrations and goodie bag giveaways

African Pop-Up Festival: Shop: #supportsmallbusiness

+ Over 20 vendors/entrepreneurs across Fashion. wellness, art, design, beauty and more.

+ Beauty and wellness tips, goodie bag giveaways

Best Rice Dish? You Decide!

+ Chefs from across the diaspora will presenting rice dishes representing their various countries Chefs from Nigeria, Jamaica, Senegal, Ghana, Haiti and more.

+ Best rice dish will be chosen by voting by judges and attendees

+ Sign up to be a judge or suggest a judge and learn more

African Pop-Up Festival: Entertainment

+ Live DJ performances with an Afrobeats day party

+ Special music performances and dance performances

FAQ

HOW DOES THE FOOD TICKETING WORK?

Festival ticketing is designed to allow you discover more African and African-inspired dishes

$15 - General admission - Experience live performances from various parts of the continent, music by top DJs, cooking demos, photo booth pictures, sponsored giveaway competitions, and more

$25 - Experience all of the above and get 2 meal tastings

$40 - Experience all of the above and get 6 meal tastings

$50 - Experience all of the above and get 10 meal tastings

Each additional tasting costs $5

Regular menu prices are also available from each food vendor

HOW CAN I BE A VENDOR?

Please email us at tasteofafricausa@gmail.com or apply here . Your commitment as a vendor will position your business among cultured locals and world travelers who enjoy shopping.

WHAT IS THE AFRICAN Pop-Up Festival?

It is a one day event (Saturday February 23 at Mist Harlem) with vendors and entrepreneurs (food, design, beauty, fashion, art, health, representing various parts of the diaspora come to sell, mix and network. It is an opportunity for all attendees to experience a unique and curated cultural market in a festive environment.

WHAT IS A Taste of Africa Week WEEK?

Come Starting on Feb 16 - 23 the Taste of Africa Week will consist of a series of events to celebrate Black history month and support various entrepreneurs in our community. Come experience the sights, sounds, style and taste of Africa - cooking classes, food and wine tasting events, festival. panels. networking events and more.

This event is brought to you by the organizers of the NYC African Restaurant Week that takes place in the Fall - see pics from past events

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MIST Harlem

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New York, NY 10026

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