African-American Weekend Celebrating 225 Years in Paris

June 18 14:45 2024
African-American Weekend Celebrating 225 Years in Paris
Everybody is Invited to join the celebration of African American creative excellence in Paris – featuring films, music, art, food and more. This will be a unique and historical event at the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Paris.

Paris, France – June 18, 2024 – African-American Weekend will give all brands extensive regional and global exposure at this imminent, iconic sporting and cultural destination. Over 20,000 people per day will visit the village, including illustrious athletes, foreign dignitaries, and celebrities. Africa Station will have comprehensive media reach via extensive network coverage and social media.

At a recent press event, the Mayor of Lile Saint Denis, made these comments, “As part of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, our city is getting ready to host a major fan zone, which will be the place to celebrate African athletes.

“In the heart of this festive space, the public will be able to come and celebrate with African Olympic athletes, watch the Games on the big screen and enjoy a rich artistic, cultural and sporting program in a convivial space open to all.

“We also want to promote Afro-American culture and make the connection with the United States, which will host the next 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games. We are therefore working to develop partnerships with the United States.

“We have decided to organize an Afro-American weekend on Saturday July 27 and Sunday July 28, 2024, and to include a stand on this theme in the Africa Station Village.”

Event Lineup:

  • Black American Cinema Film Festival
  • A Vibrant Celebration of Black Storytelling in Films
  • Visit Bricktop’s Legendary Paris Nightclub
  • Recreating Ada Smith’s Iconic Nightclub
  • Black American Artists of Paris
  • An Exhibition to Recognize Leading Resident Artists
  • Celebration of Jazz in Paris Since 1928
  • A Live Performance and Food Spectacular
  • James Hemings Tribute Dinner
  • An Homage to American Cuisine and French Gastronomy
  • 50 Years of Hip-Hop in Paris
  • The Impact of Bronx’s Street Dance on the French Capital

Join in honoring the legacy of African-American success in Paris, a city that has been a haven and inspiration for Black artists, writers, and performers for over 225 years. No other group of Americans shares such a unique and historic connection with Paris, making this African-American Weekend a momentous occasion for all Americans to celebrate and cheer on US athletes in the Olympic Games.

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