Since 2001 every year the Black forest chance into an African country. This year is the 16th African Music Festival in Emmendingen. Starting today the African culture is celebrated for 3 days at the Schlossplatz in Emmendingen. It is not just about music from the African continent, it is also about the South American Rhythm Salsa, Jamaican Reggae and a lot more.

There won´t be just Visitors from Germany but also from France, Austria and Swiss. For all Visitors from abroad, they organized some Camping places. Everything is ready, the schedule is done and today the big 3 day will start.

Apart from the artist, there will be a big African- World- Bazaar with cloths, textiles, Instruments, Jewelry, and handicrafts. For those who love the African style, there will be possibilities to braid Rastas.

With so many options of activities, the stomach should be filled. The catering service offers a variety of culinary delights.

If you want to be sure not to miss anything, here is the complete schedule for the 3 days:

Friday, 5th August:

06:45 pm: Live Salsa Animation with Hilmar Hess – a Salsa Crashkurs for all Guests

07:30 pm: Rey Cabrera from Cuba with traditional Salsa&Son

09:15 pm: Tokame with Salsa/ Son and Latin

11:15 pm: Salsa After Show Party

Saturday, 6th August

06:30 pm: Nattali Rize from Australia with Reggae Music

08:00 pm: Soulfamily from Freiburg with Modern Choir Music

09:00 pm: Julian Marley from Jamaica with Reggae and Dance hall

11:15 pm: Reggae After Show Party

Sunday, 7th August:

01:15 pm: Fashion show from eight African countries

05:30 pm: Agoo Group from Ghana with Afro Dance and Acrobatics

07:30 pm: Ensemble Olivinn from Turkey and Germany with oriental and German music

09:00 pm: Mokoomba from Zimbabwe with Afro beat and Fusion