Africa Day 2024 @ Te Rauparaha Arena

Each year we come together to celebrate our African heritage with a dazzling display of arts, crafts, music, poetry, fashion, cuisine, performances and words of wisdom. This year, the African Union theme “Educate an African Fit for the 21st Century” celebrates the rich and diverse educational achievements across the African continent. African Day is largest African event in Wellington region and celebrated in unison across all regions in New Zealand. Do not miss out on this opportunity to showcase your rich cultural heritage:

Venue: Te Rauparaha Arena, 17 Parumoana Street, Porirua

Date: Saturday 18 May 2024

Time: 11:00 am – 5:30 pm

This year’s event is under the auspices of Porirua City Council, Welcoming Communities, Porirua Multicultural Council, Africa Connection Aotearoa, Smalls Photography and Multicultural Council of Wellington. This year’s date was selected ahead of the planned National Conference in Auckland taking place on 24 May 2024.

If you are looking to perform (artists and bands), make sales (food and drinks) and engage (crafts and organisations) please fill out the expression of interest form.