11:00      Music Performance

                by Uganda Diaspora Japan

11:45      Music Performance

                by Jahnekez Africa

12:45      Dance Performance

                by Mocha Ehtiopian Dance Club

13:40      Dance Performance

                by Mohamed Ghareb (Tanoura)

14:25      Music Performance

                by Nkosi Africa

16:00      Dance Performance

                by African Express Tanzanites Dance Group

16:30      Closing Ceremony

17:00      End of Festival



May, Saturday 25th

10:00      Music Performance

                by Swinky

12:00      Music Performance

                by Boujou Cissoko

13:00      Dance Performance

                by Mohamed Ghareb

14:00      Music Performance

                by Swinky

15:00      Music Performance

                by African Roots Band

16:00      Dance Performance

                by International Youth Fellowship

16:30      Fashion Show presented by Tokyo Africa Collection

17:00      End of Festival

May, Sunday 26th

“Welcome to Ima no Africa, an event initiated by the African Diplomatic Corps. with the aim of deepening the awareness and understanding of Africa in Japan. Ima no Africa is showcasing what Africa is about today, a continent full of exciting opportunities, vibrant creativity and a fast-spreading energy to define the future.”

- S.K. Maina, Ambassador of the Republic of Kenya Chairman of the African Diplomatic Corps.Media, Culture and Tourism Committee



Thank you for attending Ima no Africa! The two-day event held this May from the 25th to the 26th it was as a great success. Attendees were delighted by the beautiful diversity of African culture through fashion, food, music and dance. It is our hope the friendship between Africa and Japan continues to flourish!





Meet & Greet

Listen to the unique and groovy sounds of African bands

Feel the rhythm made by the Djembe drums, learn traditional African dances and taste African delicacies

Dive into the cultures of 38 African countries

Meet and greet 38 Ambassadors of Africa and discover the wealth of opportunities that Africa has to offer

Free Admission



Grab a passport for the Safari Challenge and go travel around Africa. Participants will be given a stamp at each of the 38 African booths and will have the opportunity to win a prize after getting 5 stamps.


Look forward to diverse music and dance performances from all over the African continent.


From the delicious Moroccan Tea to the deep fried dough of Cameroon, indulge yourself in the finest African delicacies. 


Sunday afternoon is Kid’s Afternoon! Dive even further into the African culture and be part of its colorful traditions with music, dance, and make-up.

Ima no Africa is organized by the African Diplomatic Corps (ADC). The ADC is composed of all the African diplomatic missions present in Japan. Its aim is to promote and encourage the deepening of the bilateral relations between Africa and Japan. The 38 Members are:

  • Algeria

  • Angola

  • Benin

  • Botswana

  • Burkina Faso

  • Cameroon

  • Republic of Congo

  • Democratic Republic of Congo

  • Côte d’Ivoire

  • Djibouti​​

  • Egypt

  • Eritrea

  • Ethiopia

  • Gabon

  • Ghana

  • Guinea

  • Kenya

  • Lesotho

  • Liberia​

  • Libya

  • Madagascar

  • Malawi

  • Mali

  • Mauritania

  • Morocco

  • Mozambique

  • Namibia

  • Nigeria

  • Rwanda

  • Senegal

  • ​​South Africa

  • Sudan

  • Tanzania

  • Togo

  • Tunisia

  • Uganda

  • Zambia

  • Zimbabwe



25th & 26th of May

Zou-no-Hana Park

By Subway


Minato Mirai Line

  • Nihon-Odori Station  Exit 1

By Japan Railways


Keihin Tohoku Line

  • Kannai station North Gate Exit  (walk 1500m)

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