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Episode #7: Afrofest - A Vital Connection to Africa

Afrofest is an African music festival held annually in Toronto. With An exciting calabash of music and craft, the festival provides a vital connection to the continent for Africans living in Canada. Pulse host Silence Genti talks to various people at the festival to get a sense of what Afrofest means.

Afrofest – www.
The Habesha Youth Festival - email:

Please note: This audio was recorded on location. This may affect audibilitiy of some parts of the podcast. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.


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