New York to host annual One Africa Global weekend!
Olayemi Odesanya | 8/8/2019, 1:23 p.m.
Summer is not summer unless New York hosts the annual One Africa Global weekend! Africa’s biggest musical artists converge on the Big Apple to show up and show out.
Organizers presenting Interswitch One Africa said, “The OAG weekend is packed with lots of fun, enriching, entertaining events, and we are so thrilled to have [the people] with us this year.” It is larger than life, and there is something for everyone.
From the luncheon, to the summit, to the festival: here is the itinerary:
One Africa Global Luncheon—Aug. 9
Mix, mingle, network and dine with elite industry executives, entertainment professionals and One Africa Music Fest
Brooklyn Chop House
(w/ a taste of African Spice)
Location: 150 Nassau St, Manhattan, NY
Event Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/one-africa-global-luncheon-aug-9th-2019-tickets-66640981971
One Africa Global Summit—
A collection of forward thinking, innovative, powerful minds, coming together, to discuss and share experiences, ideas and a way forward for Africa focusing on music, fashion, arts, sports, finance, education, technology, economics and more.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: 515 Malcolm X Blvd, Harlem, NY
Event link: http://summit.oneafricaglobal.com/
Interswitch One Africa Music Fest Official PRE PARTY—
Join us at the welcome party!
Time: 11-3 a.m.
Location: 847 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY
Interswitch One Africa Music Fest—Aug. 10
The Biggest Afrobeats show on Earth with live performances from Wyclef Jean, Burna Boy, Tekno, 2Face, Tiwa Savage, Casanova, Zlatan, Teni, Eddy Kenzo, Diamond Platnumz, Jah Prayzah, Rotimi, Kranium, Harmonize, AfroB, Young Paris, Dencia and many more
Doors open: 5 p.m.
Location: 3052 W. 21st St, Brooklyn, NY
Tickets link: https://concerts1.livenation.com/event/1D005674C9E72ED5?_ga=2.37544996.548502460.
Interswitch One Africa Music Fest Official after-party—Aug. 10
Party with the stars!
Club: Fifth and Mad
Location: 7 E 36th St, New York, NY 10016
Time: 10 p.m.
Ticket Link : https://www.eventbrite.com/e/empire-ventures-presents-official-one-africa-music-fest-after-party-tickets-64565212288