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Isusu Ffena:
Pan-Afrikan Festival 2022
Friday, August 12 - Saturday, August 13

Callie’s is excited to once again collaborate with Isusu Ffena to host their third annual festival, the theme of which is Community and Identity in our Cityscape. Isusu Ffena is a Pan-Afrikan collective whose name translates as “us together” in Shona and Lugada.

The festival will start on Friday, August 12th with a photography exhibition and Kusina Mai listening session, followed by poetry readings and a conversation with Tanaka Chidora and Tanatsei Gambura. The evening will feature a musical performance by AKA KELZZ and a DJ set by Zen.

Saturday, August 13th will include a market in the Callie’s courtyard that features black-owned businesses. The day will also include an Mbira instrumental workshop, readings by the poet Trovania, a musical performance by Simba CI, and a painting session guided by Tiara Matonda and Taona Nyandoro. The evening will conclude with DJ sets by Vanta Lynx and Femdelafem the Gardener from FTL collective.

Entry to the festival is by donation; reserve your tickets and find the full program here.

Please get your tickets on the Isusu Ffena website (link below).