The Sudanese Saturday School Children’s Traditional Dance Group…..Trained by Intisar with support from the parents of course….they did very well performing the regional traditional dances of the Sudanese and also the highlight which was the Sudanese Wedding Dance called Jirtig
Ethiopian Food and Coffee….very spicey and delicious
Wings of Hope Organisation….One of the Afro-Salamat Foundation Partners
Mubarak selling Sudanese Food from The Tuti Business
Eritrean Gazibo display
Fresh Moroccan Mint Tea served in a traditional style
Deputy Mayor Councillor Walaa Idris. She has been a Councillor for Brompton and Hans Town Ward since 2018.
The event would have not been successful without the help of Volunteers such as these two mighty Lions Omar ( centre ) and Nasr ( right )
Ustaz Rashid SidiAhmed….gave a brief summary of the Khandaka ( ancient Queens of Nubia
Eritrean Food….very similar to Ethiopian actually
Sudanese Traditional Organic Soft Drinks….100% Natural
The Jirtig Queens
Me of course
Somali Fashion Show
Morrocan Gnawa band
Hanan from Team Morroco……Well done Hanan you did a brilliant job
The great violinist Osman Hussan
Eritrean youth model traditional dress
Eritrean Gazibo
Elamin Elyas ( left ) Mona Isaak ( second from right ) and Janet far right. Mona Issak in particular was very supportive and her contribution was very significant….I cant thank her enough……..
Sudanese Singer Shuruwq
Somali Fashion Show
Footage from StreetCAM.COM
Street Cam video footage
Moroccan Gazibo
Unknown Ethiopian Singer ? He just got up there and did his thing
Angolan artist Denilson with his brand of Afro-Grime Rap….he really got the youths rocking
Volunteer Security man Joseph….what can I say…. Big Up!!!
Ikran and Ashraf were MC’ing throughout and kept up with communications….Jazak Allah khair for your participation
wearing Blue for Sudan
Idriss from the Nubian Association Uk Emma Dent Coad Labour MP for North Kensington and Muna Isaak from Shaman PR…..thanks to Muna and her connections
Muna Showing the Deputy Mayor around
Serious talk with General Secretary of Sudanese Community in London Mohamed elFatih
Jirtig items
Mubarak and his Tuti Ogranic products
Early Morning…Getting ready
Preparing for Jirtig workshop….a special word for Aunty Hasabseeda Badri who formed this group which facilitated a workshop on the ancient Sudanese Wedding Tradition known as Jirtiq….Aunty Hasabeeda gave in depth Knowledge of its origins which even many Sudanese are unaware of….this was one of the highlights of the Afro-S;amat day Festival….with special thanks to those who assisted her as well from Qowarqib organisation
Preparing Gazibo Somali…Mariam and Zainab….a special Thanks to Zainab who travelled all the way from Cardiff in Wales to assist….she really believed in what we were doing….and also to Mariam who at short notice represented Somali culture as best she could and she did an excellent job……..God Bless You both
at Late notice….but South Sudan were there too…hopefully next time with a Gazibo and bigger table…but even so they did very well in engaging the attedees
Towb Sudanese…..from Omaima
Gassim explaining the picture display
Sudanese Artist
Sudanese Henna
Hasabseeda Badri
Henna Sudanese
One of the highlights of the day personally…was the fact that we had toddlers….teenagers….adults and senior adults at the event with all the generations interacting accordingly……im not surprised by this as the various cultures of the attendees present all shared the same family values of respect peace and unity
The Young Queens