it’s Africa Day

Africa Day, an initiative of the African Union, falls on the 25th May each year.  A weeklong series of events with African music, dance, film, history, educational activities, sport and art and will take place between May 21st and May 29th to mark Africa Day in Ireland. The aim of the week is to celebrate the diversity and potential of the African continent and increase awareness of Ireland’s many links with Africa.  Africa Day also offers an opportunity to celebrate the heritage and identity of African communities living in Ireland. The aim is also to raise public awareness of Irish Aid, the Irish Government’s overseas development programme, and the countries in which it works. Find out more>

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