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Africa Day Dinner in May 2024: A Celebration of Culture, heritage and Community

by  Africa Media Australia


Melbourne’s iconic Town Hall is set to once again come alive with the vibrant colors, rhythms, and flavors of Africa as the Africa Day Gala Dinner makes its much-anticipated return on May 25th, 2024. Organised by the African Australian community, this annual event promises an evening of celebration, recognition, and cultural immersion like no other.

From the beating drums to the graceful movements of traditional dance, the Africa Day Gala Dinner is a testament to the rich tapestry of African culture. Attendees can expect a captivating lineup of cultural performances, including music, dance, and poetry, showcasing the beauty and diversity of the continent’s heritage.


Africa Day group photo at Melbourne Town Hall (Photo Linked in : Shillar Sibanda)


The culinary delights of Africa will take center stage as guests embark on a gastronomic journey featuring an array of traditional and inspired dishes. From aromatic spices to sumptuous stews and decadent desserts, the menu promises to tantalise the taste buds and leave a lasting impression.

Throughout the evening, outstanding African Australians are also expected to be recognised and celebrated for their contributions to their communities and beyond. Awards and tributes will highlight their achievements, serving as a source of inspiration for future generations and reinforcing the importance of community leadership and service.


Keynote speeches and presentations from esteemed guests and community leaders will provide valuable insights into important issues facing the African Australian community. Topics ranging from cultural identity to social justice will be explored, fostering meaningful dialogue and reflection among attendees.

The Gala Dinner offers a unique opportunity for attendees to connect with community leaders, entrepreneurs, politicians, and professionals. Networking sessions will facilitate the exchange of ideas, the forging of new relationships, and the strengthening of community bonds.

As preparations for the event reach fever pitch, excitement is building among members of the African Australian community and beyond. The Africa Day Gala Dinner stands as a testament to the resilience, creativity, and vibrancy of African culture, highlighting its significant contributions to the cultural fabric of Australia.

Mark your calendars and join over a hundred other Africans and their friends for an evening of celebration, unity, and cultural pride at the Africa Day Gala Dinner. It is one of the greatest opportunity to experience the sights, sounds, and flavours of Africa  in Melbourne.

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