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Oyé Vibe: Issue 13, Spring 2020

Oyé Vibe: Issue 13, Spring 2020

Despite a severe lack of partying in Sefton Park taking place next month, we’re pleased to say we are still able to bring you a packed newsletter thanks to the efforts of our team and our friends across the arts…

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Africa Oyé postpone 2020 festival until further notice

Africa Oyé postpone 2020 festival until further notice

A message from our Chair, Sonia Bassey and Artistic Director, Paul Duhaney:   We’re sure that this will come as no surprise at this stage in proceedings, but following guidance from the Government surrounding Covid-19, we are postponing this year’s…

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Blick Bassy returns to Liverpool this May

Blick Bassy returns to Liverpool this May

Africa Oyé in association with Mellowtone presents… Blick Bassy Philharmonic Music Room, Liverpool 25th May, 2020 // 8pm BOOK TICKETS – – ‘One of Africa’s most inventive and distinctive singer-songwriters’ The Guardian Described as having the tenderly subversive touch of Bon…

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LINE UP REVEAL: First Wave Announcement

LINE UP REVEAL: First Wave Announcement

Africa Oyé have revealed the first three live music acts for their 2020 festival of music and culture in Liverpool. Female pan-African supergroup, Les Amazones D’Afrique, Ghanian highlife stars, Santrofi and Cameroonian songstress Valerie Ekoume will all grace the Sefton Park stage when the festival returns for…

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OPPORTUNITY: Could you be an Africa Oyé Trustee?

OPPORTUNITY: Could you be an Africa Oyé Trustee?

Trustees – Africa Oyé Liverpool, Merseyside Liverpool based International Music Festival, Africa Oye are inviting applications for new trustees to join their Board.  This role could be ideal for you. Established in 1992, Africa Oyé has constantly strived to showcase…

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TRADERS / STALL HOLDERS APPLICATIONS: NOW OPEN

TRADERS / STALL HOLDERS APPLICATIONS: NOW OPEN

Want to trade at the 2020 festival? Read the Terms and Conditions, then download and complete the application form and send to traders@africaoye.com by Monday 1st April, 2020. Please note that we have new conditions this year concerning packaging and…

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New Chair elected for Africa Oyé

New Chair elected for Africa Oyé

Africa Oyé’s members and Board of Trustees and have elected Sonia Bassey MBE as their new Chair. Sonia’s appointment follows nearly two years of serving on the Board and a lifetime of work in the local community. Growing up in the vibrant and active L8…

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SAVE THE DATE: Africa Oyé reveals festival weekend for 2020

SAVE THE DATE: Africa Oyé reveals festival weekend for 2020

The 28th annual Africa Oyé festival will take place in Liverpool on the 20th and 21st of June, 2020. Following an incredible 2019 which saw Africa Oyé break its single-day attendance record, take home two awards at the inaugural Liverpool City Region Culture…

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