Celebrating Africa 2014

Celebrating Africa : Commonwealth Game 2014
A Celebration of African Heritage in Edinburgh and Lothians with the spirit of Glasgow commonwealth game 2014
Date: Saturday, 21 June 2014 (flyer)
Time: 11.00am to 4.00pmlogo_celebrate
Venue: Craigroyston Community High School, 67 Pennywell Road, Edinburgh EH4 4NL (Location)

Souvenir Magazine – Celebrating Africa (40 page, 3.2MB) : Download / high resolution version of this magazine can be supplied on request !
Event Brochure: Program, performance, activities and how to get there etc ( download )

Event partners:
AGE Edinburgh (Association of Gambians in Edinburgh)
ASHI Charity (Association of Serving the Humanity International)
BAAC (Black Awareness and Cultural Events)
ESS (Edinburgh Senegalese Society)
Ghana Association Edinburgh
Jabulai Project
Scotland Malawi Partnership
SALIS (South Africans Living in Scotland)
SASHITA Developing Rural Communities
Sudanese Community in Edinburgh
TzECA (The Tanzania Edinburgh Community Association)

African Community in Edinburgh & Lothians – a snapshot, Mizan Rahman

Event photographs: (Copy or re-use any of these images are not allowed, if you required any photos please contact us ! )

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Celebrating Africa 2014 FlyerInformation for stall holders: (download pdf)

You can book your place here:  http://celebratingafrica2014.eventbrite.co.uk

If you wish to have a stall at the event, please download the registration form and return to us  by email ASAP.

Any African community groups based in Edinburgh and Lothians are most welcome to join to this event with any ideas, performance or activities. If you are interested to take part anyway please register your interest by completing this FORM and return to us asap.

We request to all African community groups, cultural groups based around Edinburgh & the Lothians to provide their information to publish in the magazine. Please send your article asap (deadline 10 June 2014). See the guideline.

We are publishing a magazine on this occasion which will include information about African Community Groups across Edinburgh & the Lothians. There will be a directory of local African business/resource in the magazine. If you wish to include your business/initiative please download this form ( word / pdf )  and return us ASAP. Contact information can be found on the form.


We are grateful to our Planning Committee Members for their input and hard works:

  • Dr David Olwa
  • Agnes Holmes
  • Bongayi Kutywayo
  • Alice Musamba Purves
  • Adil Ibrahim
  • Fred Abim
  • Archana Goyal (EE Volunteer)
  • Mizan Rahman (project coordinator)

If anyone wish to become part of this committee please send us an email: admin@elrec.org.uk

For more information, please contact – Project coordinator: Mizan Rahman, ELREC