Business, Sport, Music, Market, children and youth village
The International African Festival Tubingen, known as AFRICACTIV, has grown from a local to international audience, striving for quality. The vision goes beyond just a festival of cultural celebration to promoting African investments on a bilateral strategy by creating a market for SME African enterprises to penetrate the European market with products such as handcrafts, textile and designs, fashion and beauty as well as exposing the competence of African scholars in all works of arts – literature, theater, music, film etc.
AFRICACTIV, a culture of family
This event is especially dedicated to the African Diaspora world-wide “It harnesses a unique culture of family, an embodiment of togetherness, passion of good music and charms. Our program offers the opportunity for Africans world-wide to take a holiday in Tubingen. Our programs are tailored made to suit every need and public -families, kids and youths, students, entrepreneurs… The festival is compacted and displayed on the beautiful meadow at the Tubingen festival ground, giving you the opportunity to enjoy the festival thereby throwing an eye on your kids.
Tubingen is a beautiful University city located in the south of Germany, near Stuttgart
Tubingen is known as the home of scholars. It has a remarkable culture – a replica of Zanzibar. Since 2010, a group of Africans resident in this area, decided to make Tubingen a holiday place for all African diaspora to meet and celebrate our culture. Last years celebration – the 3rd Edition hosted more than 15.000 visitors world-wide a grandiose occasion that took place for 4day presentating a true picture of africa. The 4th Edition is currently being planned for thursday 8th to Sunday 11 of August 2013 – 4days nonstop, 30.000 diaspora world-wide will attend this event, so be there!
Register now, sending a live video about your band per mail
This program is a showcase of Africa´s young talents and dynamism, each year we give out awards to Africans in every works and fields – Music, photography, designers, literature and more as a compensation for hard work and creativity. African traders, musicians, writers, photographers, designers, companies and entrepreneur, African football associations etc…from anywhere in the world are welcome to apply for opportunities to showcase their talents: Register, participate and win an award, all free of charge!
Music (Bands and groups with at least 5 musicians)
Music genre (African – Soukouss, Makossa,”Bongo Dansi” “Muziki wa Dansi” ,Rumba,high-life, Meringue etc, Reggae, Zouk, Samba)
Drumming; Traditional dance groups, theater, acrobatics – associations and schools
Help keep AFRICACTIV –Festival (Entry free!)
This festival shall be FREE ENTRY to all the Diaspora and the public despite the high cost, thus providing access and the possibility for all Africans to get together without inflicting extra cost on them, especially those travelling from far. You can help keep this festival entry free by your freewill donation, sponsorship (public / private) be a volunteer.
Your benefits as a sponsor / donor/ Volunteer is a win-win situation by inserting your logo on the festival flyers, banners, posters, homepage and newsletter, 15.000 visitors attended the 3rd edition 2012, and at least 100.000 are expected to attend 2013 at the 4. Edition The festival has a magazine called (AFRICACTIV- MAGAZIN).
This magazine reports about the festivals program and the activities of the Diaspora in the south of Germany. It´s a non-profit project and generates its funds by providing places for advertisement. It has 20.000 copies that are distributed free of charge in all local African shops, businesses, and tourism and travelling agencies as well as households. We appreciate your contribution and support by placing your advertisement in our magazine.
Contact us– AFRICACTIV e.V