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Forward from: Manhattan Community Board 10 (CB 10) : Go Africa Harlem Street Festival – July 16 – 10 am – 7pm

We happy for the awareness that Community Board 10 of Harlem is driving for the upcoming Street festival on 7/16/2016 from 10am – 7pm.


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Visit www.GoAfricaHarlem.org or more information.  the Go Africa Harlem Street Festival will take place on 7/16/2016 from 10am – 7pm on 116th Street btw. 7th & 8th Aves. please register athttp://goafricaharlem.org/events/general-attendee-sign-up-for-go-africa-harlem-2016-street-festival-on-july-16th-2016/  or email Info@GoAfricaHarlem.org or phone 646-502-9778 Ext. 8001.






Madina Toure

Senior Public Relations Officer Go Africa Network  mtoure@goafricanetwork.org

Street festival aims to support black-owned businesses in Harlem and New York City in general


New York, NY — The second annual Go Africa Harlem Street Festival will be held Saturday, July 16 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on 116th Street within the boundaries of Adam Clayton Powell and Frederick Douglass boulevards in Harlem.

The festival will include live music and dance, African food and beverages, African-American food and beverages, clothing and apparel, health and wellness services, financial services such as banking and insurance, city agency services in areas such as immigration, housing and social services, taste tests and giveaways.

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, a sponsor and supporter of the festival, will serve as the grand marshal for the event.


Shaun King, senior justice writer for the New York Daily News and a prominent civil rights activist known for his use of social media to shed light on social causes, will serve as Co-cost for the event with  Charlene (“Charlie”) Cooper from WFXR, Fox News


Some of the restaurants that will be participating in New York African Restaurant Week (NYARW) 2016, will be in attendance. A Taste of Africa, a community-based organization dedicated to promoting the best of African cuisine and culture that organizes the annual NYARW, is among the supporters of the event.

Other sponsors and supporters include the Consulate General of Senegal in New York; Association Nationale des Senegalais d’Amérique; Manhattan Community Board 10 and the Honorable Professor Michael John Downie, chairman of the CB10’s Arts and Culture Committee; the Delegate General of Côte d’Ivoire; the Permanent Mission of Guinea to the United Nations; New York State Assemblyman Keith Wright; Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and his African Advisory Council; Souleimane Konaté, imam of the Masjid Aqsa Mosque in Harlem; New York City Civil Court Judge W. Franc Perry; New York State Senator Adriano Espaillat; Manhattan Borough President Brewer’s Immigrant Task Force; and Halstead Property.

For questions about the event, please call (646) 502-9778 ext. 8001 or visit  https://www.goafricaharlem.org.

For Vendor Registration: http://goafricaharlem.org/events/vendormerchant-registration-for-the-go-   africa-harlem-2016-street-fest/

About Go Africa Network:

Go Africa Network is a U.S.-based nonprofit that seeks to advance the awareness and socioeconomic development of Africa and the United States through local and international outreach initiatives.

There are several options for which Restaurants & Chefs can participate which are:


  • Direct participation (selling food, with Tables, tent, Food containers, and napkins with (utensils) no charge
  • Direct participation (higher level) with above and with a charcoal grill (User must pay for the grill rental which is 100.00) the grill will be (Charcoal Grill is 5′ W x 2′ in size) we will provide setup and removal of grill at no charge.
  • Sample participation (Vendor has table and passes out food samples and other item to drive awareness (No Charge).

For more details visit the following:

For Vendor Registration: http://goafricaharlem.org/events/vendormerchant-registration-for-the-go-   africa-harlem-2016-street-fest/