About Afro Latino Festival

AFRO-LATINO FESTIVAL is an event that celebrates the African and Latin American people’s shared cultural heritage, rich in cultural and artistic expressions.

Afro Latino is back in 2018!

Afro Latino Festival returns to Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre on Saturday 17 March!

Saturday 17 March | 11am – 5:30pm

Free | Family-friendly event

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Bringing back all the fun and excitement that the festival has become renowned for, the day includes live music, drumming, workshops, dance performances, food stalls, kids activities, soccer, and arts and crafts.

Always bursting with energy, the Festival offers an opportunity to promote and celebrate the cultural diversity, richness and the common cultural heritage of Australia’s Latin American and African communities living in Sydney. Join us!

1st Program lineup has been announced!  Check Artist and Workshop pages.

Performance & workshop schedules out!

Check the Festival schedule to start planning your day.

Dive into a vibrant tapestry of smiles, beats, food, arts and dance moves when you join us at Australia’s only Afro Latino Festival.
Afro Latino Festival offers a unique and exciting showcase of African and Latin American cultures and history. It promotes their cultural diversity and celebrates their cultural roots.

Look forward to:
– Live music                                           – Workshops
– Cultural performances                        – Food stalls
– Dance                                                    – Soccer
– Arts and crafts                                      – Kids activities

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre
Saturday 5 March
11am to 5pm
FREE

AFRO LATINO POSTER

Afro Latino Festival announcing 2016 artists…

CUBA BAILA & CON CLAVE GUAGUANCO CLUB

Cuba Baila is a community of fun loving people who create a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere, forming friendships through their passion for Cuban dance, music and fitness. Founder, Director and Instructor Yarima Gavilan Herrera is a Cuba born and trained, international performer and entertainer, and Australia’s only authentic professional female Cuban dancer.

KARIFI AND THE AFRICAN UNION DANCERS

In the spirit of African traditions, Karifi brings to Australian audiences their own rendition of African drumming, dances, values and experiences. From the gentle steps of the Adowa dancer to the thumping footsteps of the Mamprusi drummer, we bring Africa to you.

ROOTS

ROOTS Percussion Group performs original compositions based upon Afro-Latin and World traditions of folkloric drumming. Featuring melodic rhythm, atmospheric guitar, driving bass, and hypnotic chants, their performances explore the infinite possibilities of rhythm: raw, explosive, and intricate.

Afro Latino Festival 2016

The 4th edition of Afro Latino Festival will take place on Saturday 5 March, 2016 at the Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre!

Pencil it in your diaries.

Full program details coming soon…

Please direct any enquiries to laura_l_zamora@yahoo.com.au

Thank you

Afro Latino Festival team