AFEST, The biggest Global Pan-African festival


let the beat take over

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Dakar, Senegal



February 2025

Welcome to Africana Fest – a one-of-a-kind celebration of African culture, music, and creativity! Our mission is to bring together people from all over the world to celebrate the vibrant and diverse African community and to promote unity, collaboration, and innovation.

We believe in showcasing the very best of Africa’s unique and exciting cultures, both on the continent and in the diaspora. From our unparalleled music and film festival to our dazzling fashion and culinary exhibitions, we’re dedicated to providing an unforgettable experience that will leave a lasting impact on all who attend.

Join us as we celebrate the richness and diversity of Africa, and embrace the spirit of collaboration, creativity, and innovation that define our community. Be the first to know about our exciting line-up of talent, groundbreaking announcements, and exclusive offers – sign up for updates now and get ready for an event that will change your life.

Africana Fest – where the heartbeat of Africa comes alive!

Pan African Conferences

Connect with changemakers driving positive change across Africa and the Global African diaspora at Africana Fest’s Pan-African Conferences. Explore diverse topics and join discussions tackling issues that affect the community.

Expert speakers from various fields and industries will discuss the latest trends and innovations shaping the future of the Global Pan-African community. Join us and connect with the leaders who are driving change.

Music Galore

Experience the infectious rhythms and beats of Africana Fest’s music festival, featuring African talent from around the globe. Get ready to dance and groove to the pulse of the Global Pan-African community.

Discover the sounds that define the culture. Our music festival is the ultimate celebration of the Pan-African community. Join us and feel the power of the heartbeat of Africa!

Start-up Pitch

Discover the most innovative and impactful start-ups from the Global Pan-African community at Africana Fest’s Start-up Pitches. Watch them compete for funding and showcase their ideas. Be part of the entrepreneurial revolution.

Our Start-up Pitches provide a platform for the most promising entrepreneurs to connect with investors and industry leaders. Join us and witness the future of Pan-African entrepreneurship.

African Fashion

Experience the unique styles and creativity of the Global Pan-African community at Africana Fest’s Fashion exhibition. Discover the fusion of tradition and innovation that defines Pan-African fashion.

Our Fashion exhibition features the top designers and trends from around the world. This exhibition is a must-see event. Join us and witness the beauty and creativity of the community’s fashion scene.


African Films

Experience the richness of African storytelling at Africana Fest’s Films exhibition. Featuring movies and documentaries from across the continent and diaspora, discover the diverse perspectives of Africana.

Our Films exhibition offers a unique opportunity to explore the cinematic talent of the Global Pan-African community. From drama to comedy, our films showcase the best of African and diaspora cinema.

African Awards

Recognizing inspiring individuals and organizations, our awards showcase the best of the community. Join us and honor the impact and innovation of the Global Pan-African community.

A unique opportunity to recognize and celebrate inspiring individuals and organizations. For entrepreneur, artist, activist, or simply a supporter of Pan-African excellence, our awards are a must-attend event.

African eats

Savor the diverse and delicious flavors of the Global Pan-African community at Africana Fest’s Cuisine exhibition. From savory stews to sweet treats, experience the taste of the community’s most iconic dishes.

Explore the various flavors and ingredients that define Pan-African cuisine. From traditional recipes to modern takes on classic dishes, our exhibition showcases the best of the community’s culinary talent.


VIPs at Africana Fest will enjoy exclusive access to meet-and-greet opportunities with our most high-profile artists, speakers, and entrepreneurs. Rub shoulders with the stars of the Global Pan-African community and connect with industry leaders and influencers.

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