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Amsterdam, accra & Online
25 – 29 May 2022

Celebrating Africa Day

Omek x Africadelic are collaborating to bring you a unique 5-day cultural festival filled with music, films, talks, a club night, networking and more.


We are inviting 40+ thought leaders and innovators to help us celebrate our legacy and build a vision for the future.

Portrait of Mulatu Astatke.
Mulatu Astatke
Jazz Musician

Known as the Father of Ethiopian Jazz, Mulatu continues to inspire musicians and his songs are often used as samples by artists such as Nas, Damian Marley, and Kanye West.

Portrait of Gloria Wekker.
Prof. Dr. Gloria Wekker
Socio-cultural Anthropologist

Gloria is a socio-cultural anthropologist, human rights activist, poet, and emerita professor in Gender Studies at University of Utrecht.

Portrait of Tamkara Adun.
Tamkara Adun
Founder & Educator

Tamkara is an author, researcher, indigenous African historian, and founder of Odunife African Language & History School.

Portrait of Chidiebere Ibe.
Chidiebere Ibe
Medical Illustrator

Chidiebere is a Nigerian medical student and illustrator and is globally acclaimed for creating the black fetus illustration that took the world by storm this past year.

Amsterdam, accra & Online

Get ready for a blend of learning and entertainment — panel discussions, workshops, performances, movie screenings, career opportunities and networking spread over 12+ online sessions and live gatherings at 14 venues.

Day 1: Wednesday 25 May

Celebrating Africa Day

Day 2: Thursday 26 May

understanding our history

Day 3: Friday 27 May

embracing our present

Day 4: Saturday 28 May

building futures

Day 5: Sunday 29 May

Pursuit of community

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