AfriCaribbean Music Festival is a week-long annual Caribbean experience taking place in Freetown, Sierra Leone. This exquisite festival is the ultimate two for one special as patrons can check Africa off their bucket list while enjoying the culture with tours to historical sites, and partying the Caribbean way at 8 fun-filled afro-soca events.
When we say we blend cultures we mean it! Our patrons definitely experience the best of music at all of our events. Our handpicked cast of performers, artistes and DJs give festival goers a great blend of Gumbe, Soca, Dancehall, Calypso, Bubu and Afrobeats music.
Our events include:
- A Welcome Party,
- A Pool party,
- J’ouvert (Historically a freedom festival where Caribbeans and Africans had an opportunity to participate in carnival to celebrate their freedom) The event will take place in the early morning mixed with paint and powder.
- Africana New Year’s Eve Ball, Festival Goers are encourage to wear African attire ready to bring in the New Year in fine style.
- Carnival meets Lantern, is the only place in the world you can experience a combination of a Caribbean Carnival and Sierra Leone’s Lantern Festival.
- All white beach party
- Culture Clash Concert (features performances by both African and Caribbean artistes.
Festival Goes will have the opportunity to explore the beauty and history of Sierra Leone. Create beautiful memories and collect authentic souvenirs from the mother land.
The experience will culminate in the presentation and unveiling of a set of commemorative artworks. These pieces of art will be a collaborative work between artist from the DMV League of Artist and artist from Sierra Leone. The AfriCaribbean Festival unveiled the first one on January 2nd 2023.