A Taste of Africa: The African Music and Cultural Festival to host two exciting Pop-up events at the iconic Queen Victoria Market this Autumn and Winter.

The African Music and Cultural Festival (AMCF) is excited to announce its upcoming pop up events at the Queen Victoria Market, Queen Street, Melbourne. The events, called AMCF Autumn running across two days will take place on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 May 2023 , respectively, from 9am to 4pm.

AMCF Autumn at Queen Victoria Market will showcase the vibrant and diverse cultures of Africa through street foods, music, drumming and fashion. The events will take visitors on a food journey through Africa, featuring some of the best traditional street foods such as AKARAFATAYA, JOLLOF RICEINJIRATAGINE, and more. Visitors can also enjoy live performances by talented African musicians and dancers, shop for unique handicrafts and clothing from African market stalls and participate in cultural workshops and activities. Children will also be entertained with face painting, balloonist, African drumming classes, and dance tutorials.

The AMCF Autumn event at Queen Victoria Market are FREE and open to all, providing the perfect opportunity for families to enjoy a fun day out. Visitors can come for breakfast, lunch or an early dinner, and experience the flavours of Africa while enjoying the vibrant atmosphere of the market.

We are thrilled to bring the African Music and Cultural Festival to the Queen Victoria Market. This iconic Melbourne landmark is the perfect venue to showcase the richness and beauty of African culture. We can’t wait to share the tastes, sounds, and rhythms of Africa with the people of Melbourne.” – said Fred ALALE, AMCF Chair


Date: Sat 20 May 2023 - Sun 21 May 2023

Website: http://africanmusicfestival.com.au/amcfqvm/

QUEEN VICTORIA MARKET, Queen Street, Melbourne VIC 3000