African Cultural Centre Project
To be a vibrant and welcoming community cultural organisation providing opportunities for African Performing arts, cultural and African experience in the ACT and Australia
Every penny counts in making this project a success.
About the Center
The African Center will be celebrating Africa through Performing Arts, culture, and Entertainment by being open and accessible to the public, providing African cultural services and programs in visual performing and community arts, education and entertainment programs and cultural development.
Programming of the center
The Centre will run Drumming Workshop and Classes, African Dance Classes, Music Festivals, Promote African Australian Performing Artists, International Cultural Exchange Programs between Australia and Africa and organizing the Africa Village for the National Multicultural Festival.
The Centre will develop a Talent hunt among young African Australians for Professional opportunities as performing artist
The Centre will establish a new theatre for African Performing Artists and Cultural development. African Community organizations will utilise this center for performances and Cultural Development
These will focus mainly on African Performing Arts. Professional mentoring in the Performing Arts Sector will help to develop young African Australians to become professional Artist
Strong emphasis will be placed on the Centre’s programming for children to learn about Africa Performing arts. As with Workshop programming, Strategic partnerships with the ACT Public Library, Schools and other appropriate venues will form part of the Children’s programming.
The centre will help organize and schedule regular meeting space for interest-based performing art small groups. Fostering connections among ACT Multicultural Communities with common interests will be a significant contribution to the operations of the Centre.
The centre will function as a clearinghouse for African Performing arts and Cultural information in Canberra, offering a comprehensive web-based calendar of performances and Cultural entertainment events as well as notification by mail, email, News Letter and social media for all programs and activities run by the Centre.
The Centre will run a commercial café to support Artists and the general administration of the Performing arts Centre. In addition to the general and normal Australian Tea and Coffee, this Centre will introduce some special African Tea and Coffee to the wider Canberran Community (e.g. Kenya Tea, Moroccan Tea etc.)
Take part in this new centre design and development