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What is Africa Day?

Africa Day, designated by the African Union as an annual celebration of the continent’s unity, falls on 25th May each year. Celebrations to mark the day occur across the globe: in some African states, it is a designated national holiday, while in diverse cities – such as New York, London and Washington – academic gatherings and cultural showcases mark the day.

What's happening and where?

Saturday, 28th May 2022

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Day long festival of events at Waterford’s cultural quarter to include stage on O’Connell Street, Gospel Choir, Animation by local artists & performers, Food market, Children’s drumming, arts workshops, African Crafts display, parade of African groups, Craft demonstrations, African games, face painting, Coffee roasting & Ethiopian bread tasting, Instrument workshop, Insta photo booth

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Waterford.fyi is a new online website for Waterford City that aims to showcase the sights, sounds and hidden gems that make us proud to live in the Deise. Soak up the city’s nightlife, culture, and history or take in the beautiful scenery, spectacular beaches & mountains. Drop into some of its great restaurants & pubs. There is always something on.

At Waterford.fyi, we want to let everyone know what makes Waterford so special and why it’s so dear to those that live here. The city and county has so much to offer its natives and its visitors so let’s show everyone why they should come.