Opening Ceremonies

Opening Night Ceremony takes place on Friday, May 25 at 7:30 pm located at the Hershey Centre – Main Arena Stage (inside the Africa Pavilion) There will be a kaleidoscope of colour and cultures showcased in the exciting Parade of Nations. This launches the three-day Festival and is celebration of all the countries represented at the Festival, clearly depicting the cultural diversity of the City. Non-stop cultural entertainment throughout the Festival weekend is featured on the Pavilion Stages, which is a main attraction point for visitors.